COVID-19 Updates

23 Mar 2020
[NSW] Corona Virus Update (COVID-19) - Important Announcement
Important announcement - The Government today advised that racing (all three codes) will continue in NSW. Protocols in place and those that will be introduced must be strictly followed. Hygiene and the reporting of potential illness must be absolute and there must be a zero risk approach adopted for...
23 Mar 2020
[VIC] Rolling COVID-19 coverage: HRV CEO Dayle Brown on bold plans to keep racing
Smaller fields and less races, the potential of a Tabcorp Park Melton quarantine and care for horses in the event of a shutdown were all discussed when Harness Racing Victoria CEO Dayle Brown joined Gareth Hall on RSN 927 today. CLICK HERE FOR STORY
22 Mar 2020
[VIC] CEO Dayle Brown joins Auber, Warren to update on COVID19
Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) CEO Dayle Brown attended Tabcorp Park Melton ahead of tonight's Melton Plate program to update the industry on the latest information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Brown was joined by Rob Auber, from the Victorian Harness Racing Club, and Steve Warren, secretary of...
18 Mar 2020
[NSW] Coronavirus HRNSW Additional Protocols - Effective Immediately
Following the Government imposition of a limit of 100 persons for indoor gatherings, HRNSW has introduced the following protocols, effective immediately, to ensure compliance: All Harness Racing Clubs Race Meetings to be restricted to 8 races (exception to be Bathurst during Gold Crown Carnival); Trainers...
16 Mar 2020
Harness Racing NSW through consultation with key industry stakeholders has finalised plans which will enable race meetings to be held in compliance with Government edits. From today (Monday) and until further notice NSW race meetings and affiliated harness racing events will be conducted with less than...
16 Mar 2020
[NSW] HRNSW Coronavirus Update
Harness Racing NSW refers to the advice received from the Commonwealth and NSW Governments as confirmed by the Chief Medical Officer today that they are moving towards restricting public gatherings of over 500 people from Monday, 16 March 2020. NSW Harness Racing meetings on Friday, 13 March, Saturday,...