Bernard's Blog: 21 Mar 19

21 March, 2019
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Jericho Cup expands to include New Zealand-trained horses

13 March, 2019
Following the enormous success of December’s revival of century-old horse race, the Jericho Cup, Racing Victoria (RV) and New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) have today announced th

Survey to study women in racing

5 March, 2019
Transforming racing’s engagement with women is the fundamental goal of the ‘Women in Racing’ survey launched by the industry today.   The New Zealan

Waikato trio honoured at Matamata

26 February, 2019
From left to right Richard Seabrook, Tom Brown, Roger Blake and Dr Alan Jackson (NZTR Chairman) 

NZTR to the fore at SA horse welfare event

21 February, 2019
Martin Burns, NZTR’s General Manager – Racing and Welfare, was among the keynote speakers at a horse welfare event in South Australia last week. The initiative from Horse SA bro

NZTR venue plan meetings confirmed

8 February, 2019
The following meeting times and venues have been confirmed to discuss the NZTR Venue Plan consultation document which was released on 29 January.  Feedback is due by

Racing Safety Development Fund open for applications

5 February, 2019
Racing Minister Winston Peters today announced that the second round of applications for the $1 million Racing Safety Development Fund will open on February 5.  

NZTR Venue Plan

29 January, 2019
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing's Venue Plan for consultation is now available for viewing on the NZTR site with an accompanying press statement.    

Racing industry Ministerial Advisory Committee established

13 December, 2018
Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced a five-member Ministerial Advisory Committee to inform next steps on the Messara Review of the New Zealand Racing Industry. “This governme

NZTR identifies four key issues to bring about change

12 December, 2018
NZTR Chairman Dr Alan Jackson at the 2018 Horse of The Year awards   New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (N