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Chief Executive Appointment

The Racing Integrity Board Chair Neville Harris announced the appointment of Dr Eliot Forbes to the position of Chief Executive. Dr Forbes, a qualified veterinarian, is an accomplished racing executive with over ...

Media release for Minister Peters

Racing Integrity Board Chairperson announced The Minister for Racing, Winston Peters, has today announced the appointment of existing board member, Neville Harris QSO, as Chairperson of the Racing Integrity Board, ...

Greyhounds – caution re arsenic

Over the past year, there have been instances where greyhounds have been found to have high urinary arsenic levels in their systems, with the probable cause attributed to treated timber, which the greyhounds have ...

Drug testing conducted at Matamata

The Racing Integrity Board conducted routine drug testing at the Matamata Racing Club on Thursday 7 December 2023. Jockeys, track riders, stable hands and trainers were tested.  

Methven swabbing facilities upgrade

The RIB has identified opportunities for on-track swabbing facilities to be improved in some locations to ensure the integrity of the process meets a high standard.  Appreciating that not all clubs have the ...

Follow Up

NZ Metro TC, Friday, 24th June 2022

Race 1 IRT. YOUR HORSE. OUR PASSION. MOBILE PACE Trainer T Twidle advised Stewards on 29 June that WOODLEA JEWEL ...

NZ Metro TC, Sunday, 19th June 2022

Race 8 GARRARDS PACE Trainer J Gray advised Stewards on 29 June that ATOMIC TRAVELLER has recovered well since ...

Invercargill HRC, Saturday, 18th June 2022

Race 8 VERIFIED AUTOSHOP NZ GOLD CHIP FINAL (HANDICAP TROT) Trainer J Morrison advised Stewards on 1 July that ...

News in brief

1-7 July 2024

Driver Penalty  Z Meredith | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 July; use of whip; fined $300.  Horse ...

24-30 June 2024

Driver Penalties  D Butcher | Auckland 27 June; use of whip; fined $300.  S Trotter | NZ Metropolitan 28 ...

17-23 June 2024

Driver Penalties  M Purdon | Auckland 24 May (heard Waikato Bay of Plenty 20 June); use of whip; suspended 21 ...

Reminders/Advisories

R DUNN Stable Runners

Stable representative J Dunn advised that after some horses raced below expectations last week, all of the stable ...

Suntan

SUNTAN will undergo a veterinary examination tomorrow to ascertain its fitness for its Harness Jewels engagement.

Suntan

Hayden Cullen has advised the Stewards of a minor training incident yesterday involving his Jewels runner ...

Follow Up

Hawkes Bay Racing Inc @ Hastings, Saturday 6 July 2024

Race 4 VALLEY D’VINE RESTAURANT HANDICAP 1400M MAKE TIME (L Sutherland) – Stable representative Ms. E Haworth ...

Manawatu Racing Club @ Awapuni Synthetic, Friday 5 July 2024

Race 1 CHRIS GOMMANS & SONS CONTRACTING MAIDEN 2140m TOWROPE (S O’Malley) – Stable representative Mr. S ...

Waikato Thoroughbred Racing @ Te Rapa, Saturday 6 July 2024

Race 9 JOHN YOUNG FAMILY 2200m SOLIDIFY (B Rogerson) – Trainer Mr. G Rogerson reported to Stewards, upon ...

News in brief

1-7 July 2024

Rider Penalties  T Moodley | Rotorua 3 July; failed to make weight; fined $100.  L Callaway | Ashburton 4 ...

24-30 June 2024

Rider Penalties  A Lawson-Carroll | Waikato 26 June; careless riding; suspended 30 June – 7 July ...

17-23 June 2024

Rider Penalties  D Cooper | Oamaru 20 June; careless riding; suspended 1-11 July inclusive.  R Muniandy | ...

Reminders/Advisories

27 June 2021

Lip Chains Please be advised that Lip Chains are not permitted for use.

Follow Up

3 April – 9 April

Trainer Penalty C Watson | Non-raceday dated 3 April; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; ...

Christchurch GRC, Monday 13 June 2022

Race 4 Selwyn-Rakaia Vet Services Stakes Heat 2 OPAWA MAIA (R Wales) - Trainer Mr. R Wales advised that OPAWA ...

Auckland GRC, Sunday 12 June 2022

Race 4 Ring The Bell Distance GITAN (J & D Fahey) - Kennel Representative Miss. K Wylie, has reported that ...

News in brief

1-7 July 2024

Dog Penalties  GOLDSTAR BLONDIE | Palmerston North 2 July; unsatisfactory performance; must complete ...

24-30 June 2024

Dog Penalties  JEROME BALE | Southland 24 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.  PORTLAND ...

10-16 June 2024

Dog Penalties  GOLDSTAR FLORRIE | Southland 12 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete ...

Reminders/Advisories

GRNZ SAFE WORK SITE PROTOCOLS – CAMBRIDGE RACEWAY

Special Policy for Racing Under Covid Alert Level 3, updated Mon 30 Aug 2021 BEFORE LEAVING HOME Anybody who ...

GRNZ SAFE WORK SITE PROTOCOLS – HATRICK RACEWAY

Special Policy for Racing Under Covid Alert Level 3, updated Mon 30 Aug 2021 BEFORE LEAVING HOME Anybody who ...

GRNZ SAFE WORK SITE PROTOCOLS – Ascot Park

Special Policy for Racing Under Covid Alert Level 3, updated Mon 30 Aug 2021 BEFORE LEAVING HOME Anybody who ...