Meeting News

Changes to Apprentice Allowances 7 May 2018

The changes to apprentice allowances have now been ratified by the Racing Minister. These become effective from Monday 7 May with the first applicable NZ Racemeeting being at Waipa on Wednesday 9 May. Please note that some riders who have previously out-ridden their claim will now return to a 1kg claim. Many other riders will have a change to how much they can claim. The old and new claims are listed below:




Effective from 7 May 2018

0-4 wins


0-9 wins                                     4kg

5-29 wins


10-39 wins                                3kg

30-59 wins


40-79 wins                                2kg

60-99 wins


80-139 wins                              1kg