NSW: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Restrictions

07 August 2021
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Stay-at-Home Orders- Armidale LGA

From 5.00pm today until Midnight on Sunday 15 August2021, the NSW Government has introduced new restrictions in relation to the Armidale LGA.

Consequently, HRNSW advises the following:

  • Licensed participants who reside in the Armidale LGA are not permitted to attend any race meeting or trials;
  • Any person who resides in the Armidale LGA area who works at a harness racecourse is not permitted to attend;
  • Any licensed participant engaged at a race meeting who is required to travel through the Armidale LGA area must do so without stopping in this LGA area;
  • Licensed participants located within the Armidale LGA are able to attend to their horses within the LGA on animal welfare grounds, which includes the feeding and exercising of horses;


Any licensed participant who has been in the Armidale LGA area since July 31 2021 but does not reside in the area must return a negative COVID test result to HRNSW Stewards prior to attending any harness racing meeting or trials.

Participants are reminded of Australian Harness Racing Rule 238:

AHRR 238 – A person shall not fail to comply with any order, direction or requirement of the Controlling Body or the Stewards relating to harness racing or the harness racing industry.

Any person wishing to make enquiries should contact HRNSW Stewards on 9722 6655 and COVID test results can be forwarded to stewards@hrnsw.com.au

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

 

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