The WA Country Cups roadshow travels to Pinjarra on Sunday for the running of the $120,000 Listed Pinjarra Cup (2300m).
It caps a massive week of racing with the return to historic York on Friday and the Karrakatta Plate-WA Oaks double at Ascot on Saturday.
Adam Durrant will look to continue his dominance of feature country staying races after taking out the Mount Barker Cup, Bunbury Cup and the Geraldton Cup in the past fortnight.
The state’s leading trainer is expected to play a strong hand again if his top mare Tick Tick Bloom chases the Bunbury Cup-Pinjarra Cup double.
Racing returns to the Goldfields with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club hosting their first meeting of the season on Saturday.
A six event card will kick off proceedings before returning to their traditional Sunday format on May 10.
York racecourse is scheduled to re-open on Friday after a freak storm destroyed the Heritage listed grandstand and most of the racecourse infrastructure four years ago.
Amalgamation of the towns’ Turf and Harness clubs to form a new identity: York Racing, has ensured the long term survival of the historic race club.
A new era dawns after support from Royalties For Regions Grants Scheme, Racing and Wagering WA (RWWA) and the community of York.
Mid-week racing comes from Bunbury on Wednesday and Albany Thursday; the penultimate meeting ahead of the Albany Cup.
The highlight will be the return of local sprinter Rum Liam Run who was undefeated from his three starts earlier this campaign.
The son of Passenger is lucky to be alive let alone racing after surviving a severe bout of colic that threatened to end his life.
A watch also on talented jockey Emma Stent who represents WA in the third leg of the National Apprentice series in Tasmania.
Stent follows Jerry Noske and Jake Casey who have represented the Sandgropers at Sandown and the Sunshine Coast respectively.
Stent will depart with confidence after leading throughout on Our Mantle at the Geraldton Cup meeting on Sunday.