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Experienced Business Strategist to Chair NZ Racing Board

Monday, 22 July 2013, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

Experienced media, public relations and corporate communications strategist Glenda Hughes has been appointed Chairperson of the New Zealand Racing Board. More >>

Chair Appointed to New Zealand Racing Board

Monday, 22 July 2013, 2:16 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

Racing Minister Nathan Guy today announced the appointment of Glenda Hughes as Independent Chairperson of the New Zealand Racing Board’s (NZRB’s) governing body. More >>

New Laboratory Boss For New Zealand Racing

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 11:48 am | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

Rob Howitt has been appointed the New Zealand racing industry’s top scientist, replacing the long-serving Geoff Beresford as Official Racing Analyst and General Manager of New Zealand Racing Laboratory Services (NZRLS). Mr Howitt, previously ... More >>

Rainbow Republic result for Kiwi harness racing

Monday, 10 October 2011, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

New Zealand harness racing will receive significant exposure in a major international market with confirmation of a partnership to broadcast selected racing in South Africa. An agreement between the New Zealand Racing Board, Tabcorp-owned Sky Racing and South ... More >>

Singapore deal to raise profile of New Zealand racing

Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 6:02 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The regular broadcast of New Zealand thoroughbred racing in Singapore will greatly enhance the profile of the industry in a major market, says New Zealand Racing Board Chairman Michael Stiassny. More >>

Racing calendar booklet delayed by schedule changes

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The publication of the 2011/12 NZ Racing Calendar booklet has been delayed due to recent schedule changes for thoroughbred racing. Calendar changes to the last five months of the 2011/12 season proposed by New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing are still ... More >>

North American racing trialled on TAB TV

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

TAB TV will broadcast thoroughbred racing from North America as part of a three-month trial in association with global broadcast partner At The Races. From July 29 TAB TV will exclusively broadcast races from selected United States and Canadian tracks ... More >>

Racing industry support for thoroughbred initiative

Wednesday, 20 July 2011, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The New Zealand Racing Board and Racing Codes have backed a bold initiative proposed by the new Board of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing to revitalise the Code and improve returns to all industry stakeholders. More >>

Kiwi racing beams into UK and Ireland

Friday, 15 July 2011, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

New Zealand racing’s global outreach continues with the New Zealand Racing Board’s partnership with Tabcorp-owned Sky Racing World seeing Kiwi thoroughbred racing being broadcast into 14 million households in the United Kingdom and Ireland. More >>

Sights fixed on Singapore opportunit

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The New Zealand Racing Board will offer Fixed Odds Betting on selected races in Singapore from May 22 as part of its drive to create more international opportunities and benefits for the New Zealand racing industry. More >>

Racing Industry Backs Canterbury With New St John Ambulance

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The NZ racing industry has thrown its support behind the residents of Canterbury by donating a new St John ambulance to serve the region. The Mercedes ambulance, worth more than $150,000, will join the fleet serving Christchurch and Canterbury. More >>

Review of Agents’ Fees Complete

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 3:49 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB), in consultation with the Department of Internal Affairs, has completed an historical review of the fees paid to TAB agents operating Class 4 gaming venues on the NZRB’s behalf since 2003. More >>

New Zealand Racing Board appoints interim CEO

Friday, 4 March 2011, 9:22 am | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) has appointed Bill Colgan as its interim Chief Executive Officer, following the resignation of current CEO Andrew Brown in January. More >>

Review of agents’ fees underway

Monday, 24 January 2011, 5:50 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) is currently conducting a review of the fees paid to TAB agents who operate Class 4 gaming venues on the NZRB’s behalf. The NZRB has made an error in the TAB agents’ schedule of fees implemented on 13 December ... More >>

Racing form to get a revamp

Thursday, 30 December 2010, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

Racing form to get a revamp Punters are set to benefit from better information and enhanced format when new racing form lift-outs are distributed in major newspapers from 6 January 2011. The new lift-outs will see racing information presented in a ... More >>

Melbourne Cup on tomorrow!

Monday, 2 November 2009, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

A New Zealand trained horse has a chance to snatch victory in the Melbourne Cup for the first time in eight years with five contenders lining up for tomorrow’s big race. New Zealand’s leading hope for this year’s race is three times Group 1 ... More >>

New bet type for Kiwi punters

Monday, 15 December 2008, 9:28 am | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The TAB's new betting product - the First4 - will be available from this Wednesday (17 December), giving punters the chance to win big dividends. More >>

Punter Wins Car

Tuesday, 8 January 2008, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

The first of three Ford Focus cars up for grabs at Springfresh Destination Summer Holiday Racing events was won on race 6 at Otaki on Sunday 6 January. Mr Earle Hawtin of Taita won the Ford Focus car, a $1000 Air New Zealand Holiday voucher and a share ... More >>

Punter’s Unforgettable Day

Monday, 22 January 2007, 11:11 am | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

Today is a day punter and race horse owner Les Hope from Blenheim will never forget. More >>

Racing Board Delivering Promised Growth

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 9:53 am | New Zealand Racing Industry Board

“The New Zealand Racing Board has recorded a further lift in operating performance for the 2005/06 year, and is meeting the industry growth targets set out at its inception three years ago,” said Chairman Warren Larsen. More >>

 

 

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