NZ races qualify for NSW spots

HRNZ MEDIA RELEASE, NOVEMBER 29, 2012 NZ RACES QUALIFY TO EARN STARTS IN NSW FEATURES In conjunction with the New South Wales Harness Racing Club (NSWHR), Harness Racing New Zealand is pleased to announce that New Zealand horses will be able to qualify directly for two Australian $200,000 feature races. LADYSHIP MILE The Cordina Chickens…

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Cran’s run set to continue

‘SONNY BILL’ RETURNS By Stu Bailey Cran’s hesistant to look too far ahead with any horse, but star youngster Raging Bull is one he certainly resists making too many longterm plans with. The sensational pacing son of Christian Cullen made his long-awaited return to the racetrack at Addington a winning one on Friday, September 28.…

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Addington news, September 5

2012 NZ METRO TC CUP DAY COUNTDOWN DRESS TO IMPRESS On Friday 28 September we are delighted to announce we will be hosting a luncheon in our Silks Lounge at Addington Raceway and Events Centre. This event will be the ultimate style guide to dressing for Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day, Tuesday 13 November…

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David Butcher selected for WDC

DAVID BUTCHER TO REPRESENT NZ Harness Racing New Zealand Board Chairman, Gary Allen, has offered some kind words in support of the selection of David Butcher to represent NZ in the 2013 World Drivers Championship in France from June 7-15. “The Board selected David Butcher for the 2013 World Drivers Championship on the basis of his…

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HRV wins notable case

HARNESS RACING VICTORIA WINS CASE Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) defended an action brought against it by Sportsbet Pty Ltd (Sportsbet) in the Federal Court of Australia.  The case ran over two weeks (in March and August 2011).Sportsbet challenged the Victorian legislation under which HRV charges a race field fee.  Sportsbet also challenged HRV’s ability to…

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