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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

12-18 February 2024

Driver Penalties  J Dickie | Manawatu 13 February (heard Manawatu 15 February); careless driving; fined ...

5-11 February 2024

Driver Penalties  R Close | Amberley 6 February; careless driving; suspended 10-17 February inclusive.  R ...

29 January – 4 February 2024

Driver Penalties  L Chin | Waikato Bay of Plenty 29 January; careless driving; suspended 30 January – 9 ...

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

Auckland Thoroughbred Racing at Ellerslie, Saturday, 17 February 2024

Race 7 EAGLE TECHNOLOGY AVONDALE CUP 2400 (G2) MARY LOUISE (C Butler) – Trainer Mr. R Patterson advised Stewards, ...

Southland Racing Club at Ascot Park, Saturday, 17 February 2024

Race 3 DAIKEN SOUTHLAND HANDICAP (1400m) MISS OTIS REGRETS (L Allpress) – Trainer Miss. S McKay advised Stewards, ...

Banks Peninsula Racing Club at Riccarton Park, Saturday, 10 February 2024

Race 6 GM ACCOUNTING & CONSULTING 1200m SUPERBLY WRITTEN (N Parmar) – Te Akau Racing Manager Mr. R Trumper ...

News in brief

12-18 February 2024

Rider Penalties  J Kamaruddin | Taupo 14 February; medical clearance required.  T Newman | Taranaki 16 ...

5-11 February 2024

Rider Penalties  C Lindsay | Wairarapa 6 February; failed to ride horse to finish; suspended 7-20 February ...

29 January – 4 February 2024

Rider Penalties  N Parmar | Waikato 31 January; careless riding; suspended 11 February – 7 March ...

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

12-18 February 2024

Dog Penalties  IMPRESSIVE ROAR | Southland 14 February; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete ...

5-11 February 2024

Dog Penalties  HOMEBUSH DELIGHT | Southland 7 February; turned in boxes; must complete trial.  HOMEBUSH ...

29 January – 4 February 2024

Dog Penalties  OPAWA VANESSA | Christchurch 29 January; marred; stood down for 28 days and 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 ...