Meeting News

Media Bulletin Turnover Report to 30 July 2017

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Meeting details:

- Te Aroha Racing Monday meeting ran 10 races this season, 9 last season.
- Wanganui JC Thursday meeting ran 10 races in FY17, there were 7 in FY16
- Taumarunui RC Saturday meeting ran 9 races this season, 10 last season.
- South Canterbury RC Sunday meeting ran 9 races in FY17, there were 11 races in FY16.

Turnover summary notes:

- Total NZ thoroughbred turnover is down, 7.19% year to date.
- 22 less meeting and 234 less races have been run than compared to the same date last season.
- Turnover per race is up 1.31%.
- Total starts made by thoroughbreds in NZ are 26 790, 2897 less than last season.
- Average field size is 10.48 in FY17, down slightly from 10.64 in FY16.
- The number of races with less than 8 starters is 410, 10 more than at the same stage last season.
- Export turnover ($NZ) per race is down 4.27% to 23 Jul.

Note: Turnovers are provided by the NZRB from various reports. On-course is totalisator turnover on the meeting and on intertrack meetings, plus FOB racing turnover on the meeting only. FOB intertrack is not provided from these reports at present and on-course self-service turnover is also not currently included. Total NZRB racing turnover is all racing bet through the NZRB. NZ racing turnover is NZ thoroughbred, harness and greyhound turnovers combined; imported racing turnover is all imported thoroughbred, harness and greyhound turnover. Combined with sports, the racing turnover provides the total NZRB turnover. NZ thoroughbred export turnovers are stated in $NZ, generally up to a week or two behind other turnover numbers. NZ thoroughbred export turnover for FY15 has been adjusted to take into account previous underreporting