AHRC Awards

29 March 2004
Logo
PETER V

PETER V¿LANDYS AWARDED

AHRC DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD 

 

Mick Lombardo, President of the AHRC announced that Peter V¿Landys has been awarded the AHRC Distinguished Service Award for his long term achievement as an administrator in New South Wales being the Chief Executive Officer of the New South Wales Harness Racing Club.  Mr V¿Landys has spent 15 years with the Club at Harold Park. In that time, his achievements include:

 

  • The profitable operation of the many facets of the New South Wales Harness Racing Club.
  • Its establishment as a Registered Gaming Club.
  • The completion of a $25m development establishing the Club at the forefront of Australia¿s metropolitan Club facilities.
  • A range of marketing initiatives including the current award winning 10/30 promotional nights.

 

In the broader State-wide scene Peter V¿Landys was an essential member of the privatisation team in negotiations with the New South Wales State Government which secured an additional $6 million per annum for the racing codes. Additionally, he has been involved as a negotiator in other areas involving Sky Channel, TAB Limited and New South Wales Racing. He also contributed extensively to the New South Wales Harness Racing TAB Clubs Association.

 

Nationally, under his Chairmanship, the Australian Pacing Gold Sales Series has become Australia¿s Premier Standardbred Sale. As well, he was effective at the national level in the operations of the Australian and Inter Dominion Harness Racing Councils.

 

In conclusion, the AHRC President Mick Lombardo thanked Peter V¿Landys for his contribution at both the State and National levels wishing him every success in his new role within the New South Wales Thoroughbred Racing Code as Chief Executive Officer of Racing New South Wales. 

 

Mick Lombardo

President

 

29 March 2004

 

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