Additional $1.5 million for industry

HRNZ ANNOUNCES $1.5M BOOST Media Release 31 July 2013 $1.5 million additional stakes for harness racing industry At the annual harness racing conference held over the weekend in Christchurch it was announced that an additional 1.5 million will be injected into stake money for the harness racing industry over the coming season. An additional $1.5…

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NZ Annual Awards 2013

PACERS Sir Lincoln 2YO Pacing Filly of the Year: VENUS SERENA 33 (Owners: Bob and Jennifer Sandford, Geoff Dunn) Woodlands Stud 3YO Pacing Filly of the Year: ADORE ME 33 (Owner: Charles Roberts, Paul Kenny, Mary Kenny) Nevele R Stud 4YO & Older Pacing Mare of the Year: BETTOR COVER LOVER 32 (Owner: Karnup Racing…

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Eight behind after July 12

BIT OF A LEGEND, MAC BUBBLES, ADD TO TALLY Wins by Bit Of A Legend (Addington) and Mac Bubbles (Auckland) on Friday, July 12, have reduced the margin for West Melton trainer Cran Dalgety to eight wins behind Mark Purdon on the premiership table. The Kentuckiana Lodge team began the day nine behind, but Purdon’s…

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Handicapping changes _ HRNZ

  Media ReleaseFriday July 12, 2013 HANDICAPPING CHANGES – Age Group Concessions and Formal “Drop Back” The Handicapping sub-committee met on Wednesday 10th July. The sub-committee comprises John Lischner (Chairman), Erin Crawford, Pat O’Brien, Steve Phillips, Brian Rabbitt, Kevin Smith, Mark Jones, Ken Barron, Darrin Williams. Also present (filling in for apologies of David Butcher…

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Jack warms up for Junior Champs

JACK WARMS UP FOR JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP Jack Trainor warmed up for the NZ Junior Drivers Championship at Addington on Thursday with an easy front-running win behind hot havourite Kiwi Mondeo at Forbury on Thursday, June 28. Dunedin-raised Jack drove the Jim and Susan Wakefield-owned Kiwi Mondeo confidently, taking no prisoners with him as he relied…

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HRNZ election results

  Media ReleaseThursday 27 June 2013 RESULTS OF 2013 HRNZ BOARD ELECTIONS 1. Following are the results of the 2013 Harness Racing New Zealand Inc Board elections: North Island Board – one vacancy Mr Alan Brown (Manawatu) 54 Mr Steve Phillips (Pukekohe) 69 South Island Board – two vacancies Mr Dennis Bennett (Amberley) 39 Mr…

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