The New Zealand Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) has launched a consultation on its revised racing calendar for the 2020-21 racing season, reflecting the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) has announced initial approval for businesses and stakeholders in the country’s thoroughbred and harness racing sectors to return to work on 28 April.
New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) has outlined a draft plan for a resumption of racing following the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, with an initial resumption of greyhound racing on 11 May and thoroughbred racing on 3 July.
New Zealand Racing and the TAB have taken the decision to close all retail sites and temporarily suspend racing after the national government announced that it would move the country to Alert Level 4 of the Covid-19 alert system later today (25 March).
New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transitional Authority (RITA) admitted concerns that the Racing Industry Bill does not offer enough flexibility for the roll-out of new betting products, but revealed that a bill regulating online betting may be in the works.
New Zealand’s Minister for Racing, Winston Peters, has outlined his expectations for the country’s new Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA), saying that he anticipates the body leading the national horse racing industry to sustainable growth.