NSW: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Regional Horses Racing at Saturday Metropolitan Menangle Meetings

24 September 2021
Logo

Trainers from regional areas of NSW will be permitted to nominate horses which due to the NR rating of the horse have restricted opportunities in the respective Regions for Saturday Night Metropolitan Menangle meetings effective from the meeting scheduled for Saturday 2nd October 2021.

To best protect Regional areas the following protocols have been put in place:

  • Horses must be driven by drivers from the same region as the trainer.
  • Stablehands must be from the same region as the trainer they are assisting
  • Trainers will be segregated into designated stabling areas to correspond with the region that they are from which may not be in the main race stalls building.
  • Any Licensee attending a Metropolitan meeting must email the result of a negative COVID test to stewards@hrnsw.com.au undertaken within a 7 day period prior to the race meeting.
  • A negative COVID test result must be submitted to stewards@hrnsw.com.au before attending any Trials or Race meetings in their Region following the Menangle meeting.
  • Any person attending Menangle must as a minimum, have had at least your first COVID-19 vaccination or any other requirements as per NSW Health Regulations.
  • Travel permits and relevant documents must be obtained by the trainers and submitted to HRNSW Stewards stewards@hrnsw.com.au 48 hours prior to the meeting in accordance with Government COVID-19 Regulations to support the travel to Menangle Park. (Campbelltown LGA).
  • Any Regional Licensee attending Menangle will be subject to NSW Health Orders when returning to their respective regional areas.

Trainers are advised that these HRNSW protocols may change without notice in accordance with NSW Health Orders.

Any enquiries should be made to HRNSW Stewards on 9722 6655 or email stewards@hrnsw.com.au

HRNSW management reminds all industry participants of the available industry support program.

 

Related News

6 December 2021
HRA Industry Notice – Mirror Block Blinkers Approved
Mirror block blinkers have been formally approved by the HRA Gear and Equipment Committee for use in Australian Harness Racing from 30/11/2021. The approval is subject to a safety review in 6 months’ time. HRA takes the process of approving new products very seriously as it impacts on the health...
1 December 2021
QBRED Nominations Extended to 15 Dec
Following a range of administrative changes to the QBRED nomination and payment process for the 2022 scheme, RQ advises that the 2YO and older nomination deadline has been extended until close of business on Wednesday December 15. Nominations can be made by completing the nomination form and submitting...
25 November 2021
Arrival Times - 2021 Inter Dominion Heats & Finals
Trainers with horses engaged in the heats and finals of the 2021 Inter Dominion Series (Pacers & Trotters) are advised that those horses are required to be presented in the stabling area of the racecourse no less than 2 hours (120 minutes) prior to the scheduled start time of the respective race....
19 November 2021
Furneys Stockfeeds - Product Recall
HRNSW has been advised by Furneys Stockfeeds that some commercially available feeds, in particular the following products, have been found to contain levels of cobalt above that specified on the labels. Trainers are advised that the following products should not be fed to horses as doing so may result...
16 November 2021
NSW: 2022 HRNSW Roadshows - Call for Submissions
As part of HRNSW’s commitment to providing information and receiving feedback on Handicapping and Programming, a series of Roadshows will be held across NSW in early 2022. In the first instance, HRNSW is calling for written submissions from the industry. These submissions will be used as the basis...
Click for more