Please note the Auckland Racing Club will conduct Trials on the inside track at Ellerslie on Tuesday 2 May. Nominations will close for these trials with the National Racing Bureau at 12 noon on Monday 1 May.
Taupo trials have been scheduled for Monday 24 April. Nominations for these trials will close with the Racing Bureau on Friday 21 April at 12 noon. The trials for Wednesday 26 April at Te Teko have now been cancelled.
Rangiora Trials Now Scheduled Tuesday 2 MayCanterbury Trials now Tuesday 2 May The Canterbury trials at Rangiora scheduled for Monday 8 May have been brought forward to Tuesday 2 May. The move provides a better spread between the trials meetings on Tuesday 4 April and Tuesday 23 May 2017. ...Read More
Avondale Trials Cancelled | Tuesday 4 AprilWith today’s cancellation of the Avondale trials, NZTR in conjunction with the Avondale Jockey Club and New Zealand Trainers’ Association are working on replacement set of trials early next week. This decision will be made as soon as possible. ...Read More
Waipa RC Abandoned Wednesday 5 AprilThe Waipa Racemeeting scheduled for tomorrow has been abandoned due to torrential and persistent rain. The RIU and Club representatives inspected the track on Tuesday afternoon after the track had received 54mm of rain this morning. The forecast for the next 24 hours is for further heavy rain. The Counties nominations for Sunday 9 April remain open and NZTR will look to add a race or races to meetings in the next two weeks. ...Read More
Race meeting abandonmentsThe unusually high number of race meeting abandonments in the first four months of the 2016-17 season has been a concern and a cause of frustration for New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) and our stakeholders. Click here for more... ...Read More
Minor Procedure for KawiTrainer Allan Sharrock has advised that at the conclusion of its previous preparation KAWI underwent minor wind surgery in an attempt to rectify a breathing issue. He has been happy with the results during its current preparation. KAWI returns to racing this Saturday at Hastings. ...Read More
Trainers Service Centre - Gear ChangesTrainers please be aware that you can no longer enter a horse into a race or trial without having gear declared. Once gear has been lodged it must still be verified by the stipendiary stewards, so there could potentially be a delay in being able to nominate your horse via the Trainers Service Centre. ...Read More