The Grand Tour Leaderboard Update

22 March, 2023
Saturday saw the penultimate Grand Tour raceday as the 3YO’s took centre stage at Trentham Racecourse with the running of the Group 1 Gee & Hickton Funeral Directors Levin Classic and the

NZTR Implements Revised Code of Conduct

17 March, 2023
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing has announced its revised Code of Conduct, setting expectations towards appropriate behaviour of all industry participants. The purpose of the documen

Hawke’s Bay Fund Appeal – Wrap Up

15 March, 2023
Out of adversity came heart-warming goodwill, with strong support from New Zealand’s thoroughbred racing industry to assist the Hawke’s Bay equine community directly impacted by the des

Message from Bruce Sharrock - What a weekend

9 March, 2023
A huge day of racing at Te Rapa on Saturday with the Auckland Thoroughbred Racing New Zealand Derby being run, seeing a stunning performance from hot favourite Sharp ‘N’ Smart to

Message from Bruce Sharrock – A big thank you

2 March, 2023
The damage to lives, property and livelihood from Cyclone Gabrielle’s wrath has left a massive recovery process to come. Yet out of this tragedy, still on-going, has been some

Hawke’s Bay Relief fund extended another fortnight

25 February, 2023
With the equine plight in the Hawke’s Bay region showing no signs of abating, New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing has decided to extend its appeal for at least another two weeks. F

Racing community rallies for Hawke’s Bay

21 February, 2023
While the enormity of the cyclone devastation is seemingly overwhelming, New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) is proud of the widespread and collective response from the industry, particularly to

Thoroughbred industry unites to support its own

18 February, 2023
Message from Bruce Sharrock   After the disastrous effects of Cyclone Gabrielle it has been great to again see our industry come together with a

Hawke's Bay Appeal

16 February, 2023
Obviously it’s been a challenging week for a number of people including our thoroughbred industry friends in the Hawke’s Bay region. It will take months to recover on a number o

Legends Day performances impress Chief Handicapper

15 February, 2023
This week we share some insights from New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing’s Chief Handicapper, Neil Jennings.  Neil is highly regarded throughout the international racing comm