Racing Integrity Board Greyhound Reviews released

Minister for Racing Kieran McAnulty has announced the release of the Racing Integrity Board’s reports into the future of the greyhound racing industry. The Minister had intended to seek Cabinet agreement to the reports public release early this year. However, this was delayed due to ...

Drug testing conducted at Riccarton

The Racing Integrity Board conducted routine drug testing at the Riccarton Raceway trackwork on Monday 1 May 2023. All riders tested negative for controlled substances.

RIB harness audit update – March 2023

The RIB have now carried out thirteen announced audits of harness trainers facilities across both the North and South Island. The response to these audits has been excellent and we look forward to working with more trainers and HRNZ as the programme continues. As the number of visits ...

Prohibited (raceday) substance investigation completed

The RIB has concluded its investigation into trainer Todd Mitchell and the horse Green Aeon which presented at racedays on 10th and 26th December 2022, and subsequently returned positive swabs for the prohibited Corticosteroid substance, Betamethasone. On 26 February 2023 RIB Adjudicators ...

Prohibited (raceday) substance investigation

The RIB is undertaking an investigation into thoroughbred racing trainer, Todd Mitchell, for allegedly presenting Green Aeon on 10 December 2022 at Te Rapa, and 26 December 2022 at Pukekohe, with the prohibited raceday substance, betamethasone.  The investigation is ongoing.