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Sharrock Appointed NZTR COO

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) has announced the appointment of Bruce Sharrock to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). The appointment comes following a robust process toRead more

TAB SENZ launches

Set the alarm for 6am and strap in for a wild and exciting ride as SENZ launches here in New Zealand!  Broadcasting up and down the country on the below frequencies and everywhere on the SENZRead more

TAB NZ Welcomes New Board Appointments

Media Release 16 July 2021 TAB NZ welcomes new Board appointments The interim Board of TAB NZ has welcomed the new Board appointments announced today by the Racing Minister, Hon GrantRead more

First TAB New Zealand Board Appointments Announced

The members of the first TAB NZ Board come with experience in racing and sport administration, business and governance, the betting industry, broadcasting and gambling harm minimisation. “ThisRead more

Strong demand for Satono Aladdin yearlings

Rich Hill Stud shuttle stallion Satono Aladdin posted strong results during yesterday’s JRHA Select Yearling Sale at Northern Horse Park. The Group One-winning son of the legendary Deep Impact hadRead more

Watershed Moment for Auckland Racing

Members of the Auckland Racing Club (ARC) overwhelmingly threw their support behind a merger with the Counties Racing Club at a Special General Meeting at Ellerslie on Thursday night. The keyRead more

Carsons Scores First Training Win

South Auckland horseman Brad Carsons was delighted to secure his first training win at Arawa Park on Wednesday, courtesy of Cannsea Clearly in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1400m). “It wasRead more

Nathan's Final Blog

People said it would be the best six months of my life. They weren't wrong - what an unbelievable experience. Sadly, my time on the Irish National Stud Breeding Course has come to an end.  TheRead more

Stakes Increase Across the Board for New Zealand Racing

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) has announced there will be a 20 percent boost to stakes between August 28, 2021, and April 2, 2022. The boost in funding includes stakes lifts across theRead more

TAB Media Release

STRONG BOOST PROJECTED IN TAB NZ’S COMMUNITY DISTRIBUTIONS  TAB NZ is projecting a significant increase in distributions to the community in the next financial year, providing a major boost toRead more

Let There Be Light

It is common knowledge that exposing dry mares to artificial lights advances the breeding season, but how does this work and are the gains worthwhile? Mares are long day, seasonal breeders. MeaningRead more

Working with the IRD

Following a number of recent GST audits by the IRD, the NZTBA have been advised that the IRD are now looking at changing their interpretation of the GST/income tax rules that apply to bloodstockRead more

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Our aim is to assist our members and the industry in all areas of Thoroughbred Breeding. We have an exciting range of membership benefits, events, educational forums and breeders schemes which are intended to assist breeders to be more productive and profitable.

The NZB Insurance Pearl Series

The NZB Insurance Pearl Series is a bonus scheme for Southern Hemisphere bred fillies and mares, offering bonuses of almost $2.6 million and prize money of nearly $2.8 million. The scheme includes 200 individual races for fillies and mares over three seasons' racing, with bonuses for each race of up to $20,000. The Series has been designed to benefit owners, trainers and breeders of fillies and mares running in New Zealand and are available in all regions of the country. All bonuses are cumulative, ie a horse can win multiple bonuses throughout her racing career.

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