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$600k boost for New Zealand racing

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 10:22 am | NZ Racing Board

A significant lighting upgrade at Hatrick Raceway, Wanganui, safety fencing at Forbury Park, Otago and a promotional campaign to encourage young New Zealanders into a career in racing are among several racing initiatives receiving funding from the New Zealand ... More >>

Second Highest Karaka Yearling Sale result

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 6:17 pm | NZ Racing Board

The National Yearling Sales has recorded its second highest turnover in its 91 year history. More >>

NZRB Welcomes Government Support for New Zealand Racing

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 5:05 pm | NZ Racing Board

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) welcomes an announcement by the Racing Minister at the Karaka Yearling Sales regarding initiatives supporting the New Zealand racing industry. More >>

The Stars come out for Wellington Cup Day

Friday, 19 January 2018, 2:07 pm | NZ Racing Board

Over 15,000 racegoers are expected to join a range of sportspeople, celebrities and politicians for the 2018 Wallaceville Estate Wellington Cup Day at Trentham on Saturday, with Wellington’s most prestigious race to be run at 4.57pm. More >>

Star studded 2018 Wellington Cup Barrier Draw

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 2:10 pm | NZ Racing Board

Central city office workers will get a taste of the races tomorrow when the Wallaceville Estate Wellington Cup Barrier draw returns to Midland Park. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Racing to Honour Sir Colin Meads

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 9:27 am | NZ Racing Board

Hawke’s Bay Racing will pay special tribute to the late Sir Colin Meads at the Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday at Hastings this Saturday. More >>

NZ Horse Racing Backing Daffodil Racedays for Cancer Society

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9:25 am | NZ Racing Board

The New Zealand horse racing industry is getting behind Daffodil Racedays to support the Cancer Society of New Zealand and help raise money for this great cause. More >>

Hawke’s Bay to host Smokefree Race Day

Monday, 31 July 2017, 11:31 am | NZ Racing Board

The 2017 Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday on Saturday 2nd September will be the first at Hastings Racecourse to go Smokefree for the day. More >>

New Zealand Racing Board Boosts Funding to Industry by $24 m

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 10:00 am | NZ Racing Board

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) will provide an additional $24 million over the coming two years to increase stakes and enhance participation and investment in the racing industry. More >>

Judges announced for Cup Day Fashion in the Field

Monday, 16 January 2017, 2:33 pm | NZ Racing Board

The scene is set for Wellington’s biggest annual celebration of fashion with the announcement of the judges for the 2017 Rydges Wellington Fashion in the Field on Cup Day, Saturday 21 January. More >>

Hamish Bond Bringing Cheer to Hawke's Bay

Monday, 22 August 2016, 1:36 pm | NZ Racing Board

The countdown is on to the Makfi Challenge Stakes Daffodil Raceday at Hastings Racecourse this Saturday 27th August. More >>

Hamish Bond bringing Gold to Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 12:55 pm | NZ Racing Board

Olympic Gold medallist Hamish Bond will be the guest of honour at the Makfi Challenge Stakes Daffodil Raceday at Hastings Racecourse on Saturday 27th August. More >>

NZ Racing Board Welcomes Report on Offshore Betting

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 1:59 pm | NZ Racing Board

New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) Chair Glenda Hughes has today welcomed the findings of an off-shore betting working group announced by the Minister for Racing, Nathan Guy. More >>

Daffodil Race Day Triples Attendance

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:56 am | NZ Racing Board

Over five thousand race goers turned out to support the Cancer Society at the Makfi Challenge Stakes Daffodil Raceday – more than tripling 2014’s attendance and notching up the day’s biggest crowd in fourteen years. More >>

NZ Racing Board Appoints John Allen as New CEO

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 3:43 pm | NZ Racing Board

The NZ Racing Board has appointed experienced Chief Executive Officer John Allen as its new CEO. Allen is currently CEO at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and prior to that held the top job at New Zealand Post. He is also an experienced ... More >>

NZ Racing Board Welcomes Minister’s Announcement

Monday, 24 November 2014, 3:05 pm | NZ Racing Board

NZ Racing Board Chair Glenda Hughes has welcomed the off-shore betting announcement made by Minister for Racing Nathan Guy at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in Petone today. Speaking from the AGM Minister Guy has announced the creation of ... More >>

Record breaking Melbourne Cup for TAB

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 7:06 pm | NZ Racing Board

The TAB has recorded a record breaking Melbourne Cup driven by strong interest in the Cup’s Kiwi contenders. Executive General Manager - TAB Glenn Patrick says Kiwi’s haven’t just bet big some of them have won big too. “Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist ... More >>

Punters to get access to massive Hong Kong pools

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 12:49 pm | NZ Racing Board

From today Kiwi racing punters will be able to bet into Hong Kong’s multimillion dollar pools following an agreement between the TAB and the Hong Kong Jockey Club. New Zealand Racing Board Wagering Consultant Martin Saunders says the TAB has joined ... More >>

Trackside Reborn with Fresh New Line-up

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 9:42 am | NZ Racing Board

It’s Trackside – but not as you know it – with brand new shows, a brilliant new studio and more racing than sports fans have ever seen before. More >>

Punter Predicts Man U’s Misery And Turns $1 into $40k

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 2:10 pm | NZ Racing Board

Few would have predicted Manchester United’s capitulation against Leicester City in the English Premier League on Monday, even fewer could have called the day of upsets that were about to follow. More >>





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