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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 April 2024

Driver Penalties  T Herlihy | Waikato Bay of Plenty 4 April; use of whip; suspended 13-26 April ...

25-31 March 2024

Driver Penalties  T Mitchell | Manawatu 28 March; careless driving; suspended 5-19 April inclusive.  B ...

18-24 March 2024

Driver Penalties  L McCormick | NZ Metropolitan 20 March; medical clearance required.  C Ferguson | Auckland ...

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

Whangarei Racing Club, Wednesday, 3 April 2024

Race 2 CROFT POLES MAIDEN 1600 FLAT STANLEY (M McNab) – Trainer Mr. K Harrison advised Stewards, FLAT STANLEY ...

Riverton Racing Club at Riverton, Monday, 1 April 2024

Race 6 FLIPPIN’ FRESH FISH / TNT MORRIS DAIRIES LONGWOOD HANDICAP (2147m) MRS LAWRENCE (C Campbell) – Trainer ...

Auckland Thoroughbred Racing at Ellerslie, Saturday, 30 March 2024

Race 6 NZEA NEW ZEALAND THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS’ STAKES 1600 (G1) MUSTANG VALLEY (J Doyle) – Trainer Mr. A Forsman ...

News in brief

1-7 April 2024

Rider Penalties  T Comignaghi | Riverton 1 April; use of whip; suspended 5-12 April inclusive.  L Douglas | ...

25-31 March 2024

Rider Penalties  K Joyce | Matamata 27 March; medical clearance required.  O Bosson | Matamata 27 March; ...

18-24 March 2024

Rider Penalties  K Joyce | Auckland 20 March; use of whip; fined $500.  N Downs | Auckland 20 March; use of ...

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 April 2024

Dog Penalties  APOLLO BALE | Otago 2 April; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete ...

25-31 March 2024

Dog Penalties  EPIC CHARM | Southland 26 March; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 28 days ...

18-24 March 2024

Trainer Penalty  S Ross | Non-raceday dated 21 March; possession of permanently banned substance; disqualified ...

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 ...