Derby "Plan B" agreed

1 March, 2021
Industry officials met this afternoon to discuss options for the running of the Vodafone Derby meeting programmed to take place at Ellerslie on Sunday, 7 March. A conference call com

Covid restrictions impact NZ Derby

28 February, 2021
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) and the Auckland Racing Club (ARC) held discussions this morning regarding the impact of last night's announcement that Auckland was moving back into Covid

Avondale Cup meeting confirmed for Ellerslie

17 February, 2021
Saturday’s Avondale Cup meeting will be held at Ellerslie. This was confirmed with the announcement that Auckland would move the COVID Alert Level 2 from midnight Wednesday. The remai

Restrictions around meeting attendance eased

17 February, 2021
Restrictions regarding attendance at race and trial meetings outside of the greater Auckland region will be removed when the bulk of the country returns to alert level 1 from midnight tonigh

NZTR COVID Announcement February UPDATED

15 February, 2021
NZTR continues to work through the implications of the announcement that for three days from midnight 14 February 2021, the Auckland region will be placed in Alert Level 3 and the remainder of the

Restrictions around meeting attendance eased

21 September, 2020
Restrictions regarding attendance at race and trial meetings outside of the greater Auckland region will be removed when the bulk of the country returns to alert level 1 from midnight tonight.

COVID-19 Update on NZTR Directives

18 August, 2020
Requirement to wear face masks (new clause 2.1(g)(v)) Effective Tuesday 18 August 2020, NZTR have updated the Level 2 and Level 3 Directives to introduce a

Have a listen - Bernard Saundry

12 August, 2020
Andrew Bensley caught up with NZTR CEO Bernard Saundry about the recent cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand and how it may impact the racing industry in the foreseeable future.  &nb

COVID-19 Announcement – Implications for Thoroughbred Racing

11 August, 2020
Following Tuesday evening’s announcement of resumed COVID-19 restrictions NZTR and Stipendiary Stewards met and agreed the following: Persons and venues within the Auckl

NZTR Level 2 Protocols for Training and Racing updated

4 June, 2020
Consequent to easings of restrictions around gatherings and hospitality that government announced with effect from Friday 29 May, NZTR has updated the COVID-19 Emergency Regulations –