NZTR Racing Business Associate (RBA) appointments

4 May, 2022
Robert Logan and Mitchell Davis have been appointed to NZTR’s first Racing Business Associate (RBA) roles. NZTR was impressed with the calibre of applicants for the recently ad

Waikato Clubs move to secure the future

29 April, 2022
The Cambridge Jockey Club, Waikato Racing Club, and Waipa Racing Club have signalled a new era for racing in the Waikato region with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to exp

Handicapping changes announced

28 April, 2022
The NZTR Handicapping Review Committee has made a number of recommendations following their recent meeting. The Committee regularly reviews current policies, following consultation a

Twilight series a resounding success

26 April, 2022
The trial of twilight meetings held between mid-January and the end of March has been a resounding success. Data received from three major Australian wagering partners saw turnover o

Move to Orange relaxes protocols

13 April, 2022
Racegoers rejoice, from 11.59pm tonight there will no longer be limits for indoor gatherings as the country moves into the Orange Level of the Covid Protection Framework. The governm

Thoroughbred Welfare Update

8 April, 2022
NZTR introduced a 1% levy on stakesmoney in September 2021 and for the 2021/22 season the Welfare 1% Levy has been divided across 8 key areas, these are;

World First Horse Ambulance Service for New Zealand

30 March, 2022
The fleet is complete!   New Zealand can now boast the world’s first dedicated national horse ambulance service, following the commissioning of the country

Raceform Column - 24 March

24 March, 2022
Back in July when NZTR announced stakes increases we also flagged a $500,000 Stakes Innovation Fund, which encouraged clubs to apply for initiatives which would improve their race meeting pe

Championships add spark to winter racing

24 March, 2022
NZTR’s Innovation fund has added a spark to winter racing in the north with the introduction of the ITM/GIB Northern Region Winter Championships. The initiative was developed b

NZTR COVID-19 Protocols

24 March, 2022
Click here to find NZTR directives relating to COVID-19.  These will be updated as and when necessary.