Workforce Survey information "critical" for industry

18 June, 2021
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) has engaged IER, a research company with experience in racing and breeding, to conduct a comprehensive Thoroughbred Industry Workforce Survey.

SENZ announced as Awards partner for 2021

17 June, 2021
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) is delighted to announce the 2021 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards will be held in Hamilton on Sunday, 12 September. “Following

NZTR welcomes announcement of RIB Chief Executive

11 June, 2021
NZTR has welcomed the appointment of Mike Clement as Chief Executive of the new independent Racing Integrity Board which will oversee the racing industry from 1 July 2021. Mike Cleme

Review announced following testing irregularities

10 June, 2021
Following the recent testing irregularities involving methamphetamine NZTR has instigated a review of policies and procedures.   NZTR’s aim is to consult with clubs,

NZTR calls for Acknowledged Retrainer applicants

9 June, 2021
As part of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing’s (NZTR) ongoing commitment to Thoroughbred welfare we are seeking expressions of interest from people who currently retrain and rehome Thoro

RIU investigation exonerates Sharrock

28 May, 2021
The RIU investigation has exonerated trainer Alan Sharrock from any fault in the 2 drug positives for methamphetamine returned by horses who won at Awapuni on ANZAC day. The cause of

NZTR acknowledges TAB NZ special payment

11 May, 2021
TAB NZ’s announcement yesterday of a special allocation of funds to the racing codes has been welcomed by New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR). “This one-off payment of

Riccarton synthetic track reaches milestone

4 May, 2021
A significant milestone has been reached with the completion of the Civil Works component of the Riccarton Park Synthetic Track (ST).Construction of the Synthetic Track is being funde

Waikato Racing Clubs discuss future options

4 May, 2021
Thoroughbred racing clubs in the Waikato met last week to resume discussions regarding how racing within the region might evolve and what shape any future structure might take. The T

Calendar released for 2021-22 season

30 April, 2021
  New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) has released its racing dates for the 2021-22 season. The Final Calendar is the outcome of the consideration of