2022-23 South Island Racing Awards Winners

16 September, 2023
The CHRISTCHURCH CASINO South Island Racing Awards for the 2022/23 Racing Season were presented at function held at Riccarton Park Racecourse on Friday 15 September 2023. The awards were made on

2022/23 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards Results

10 September, 2023
Star three-year-old Sharp ‘N’ Smart has become the first male galloper since 2016 to earn the SENZ Horse of the Year title. The Waikato galloper, who gained the top honou

A Message from NZTR CEO Bruce Sharrock - August Update

25 August, 2023
Held on Sunday 10 September in Auckland CBD, NZTR’s annual New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards honours the best in the business, showcasing the exceptional athleticism, d

TiES Enhanced for 2023-24 Season

11 August, 2023
The Thoroughbreds in Equestrian Sport programme (TiES) will receive a significant boost for the 2023/24 season with over $76,000 on offer to eligible competitors across two Series. Funded b

NZB Insurance Pearl Series Revamped by Entain & NZTR

11 August, 2023
Adding to the list of further boosts Entain and New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing have made to New Zealand’s racing industry in recent months is the delivery of enhanced Pearl Series bon

People and Jumps Horse of the Year Finalists Announced

7 August, 2023
Small teams can still make a big impact in the New Zealand racing industry, with the finalists for Trainer of the Year – sponsored by Dunstan, being a prime example of this.

Season Two of ‘The Grand Tour’ Activates Growth for Industry

7 August, 2023
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing is thrilled to announce the launch of Season Two of ‘The Grand Tour Racing Festival’, providing the racing industry with an innovative national ma

Payment Dates 2023/2024

1 August, 2023
NZTR will endeavour to process and pay Owners, Trainers, and Jockeys as per the respective schedules.

First Horse of the Year Finalists Announced

27 July, 2023
The unique strength of the current three-year-old crop has been reflected in the flat racing finalists for the 2023 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year awards. All five finali

NZTR announces $20.3 million dollar stakes increase

15 June, 2023
Today New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing announced its funding for the 2023-24 racing season, highlighted by a significant enhancement in stakes funding. NZTR Board and management belie