COVID-19 Updates

18 Dec 2020
[NSW] NSW: COVID-19 Update
Following recent developments with the COVID-19 outbreak in the Northern Beaches suburbs of Sydney, for the protection of the harness racing industry, HRNSW advises that residents of the Northern Beaches or persons who have visited that area in the past 14 days are NOT to attend race meetings or training...
15 Dec 2020
[NSW] NSW: COVID-19 Restrictions and Protocols Update
In line with the intention of the NSW Government to ease restrictions in accordance with Health Order No 7, from 12.01am on Friday 18 December 2020 Separation of Participants and Patrons The separation of participants and patrons will be removed and owners are permitted into the stabling area provided...
11 Dec 2020
[NSW] NSW: COVID-19 Driver's Colours
HRNSW advises that commencing Friday 18 December 2020 all drivers are to wear the colours listed in official racebooks. Any requests from owners, trainers or drivers to utilise an alternate set of colours should be made in writing to HRNSW Stewards. For further information on this matter contact: HRNSW...
4 Dec 2020
[WA] RWWA, COVID-19 Requirements to Access All WA Racecourses Effective Saturday 5 December
RWWA would like to remind industry participants that anyone attending a race meeting or non-race day event will be required to register their contact details upon arrival to the racetrack, from Saturday 5 December. To assist in this, the WA Government has developed the SafeWA app. This is a free system...
20 Nov 2020
[NSW] NSW: COVID-19 Restrictions and Protocols Update
Interstate Travel In line with the intention of the NSW Government to remove State border restrictions from 12.01am on Monday 23 November 2020, after that time HRNSW will also remove restrictions previously placed upon participants entering NSW or returning from other States. Should the NSW Government...
29 Sep 2020
[QLD] QLD - Harness COVID Protocols Update
Participants are strongly encouraged to read the Racing Queensland Harness COVID Protocols following the review and update of some restrictions including those that affect participants crossing the Queensland border. Amendments to the Protocols are effective from 1 October. Please click on this link...
21 Sep 2020
[NSW] COVID19 Update - NSW Regionalisation Strategy Removed
HRNSW today addressed the regional racing strategy which will be removed for ALL harness meetings scheduled for Friday 25 September 2020 and beyond. Established HRNSW COVID-19 Protocols will be retained at all tracks until such time as rescinded by NSW Health Orders. HRNSW will continue to monitor health...
3 Sep 2020
[TAS] Tas - Appeal Decision - CONOR CROOK
TASMANIAN RACING APPEAL BOARD Appeal No 15 of 2019-20 Panel: Tom Cox (Chair) Kate Cuthbertson (Deputy Chair) Wendy Kennedy (Member) Appellant: Conor Crook Appearances: Steven Shinn (on behalf of the Stewards) Anthony O’Connell (on behalf of the Appellant) Rules: AHRR 245 Heard at: Tasracing Glenorchy...
14 Aug 2020
[NSW] HRNSW - Compulsory Face Masks
28 Jul 2020
[VIC] Chief Steward
About Us Harness Racing Victoria (HRV), a statutory body, is responsible for the control, development, and promotion of the Victorian harness racing industry. With strong links to rural and regional communities, we are committed to developing a vibrant and sustainable harness racing industry which promotes...