- Promote growth and development of the trotter throughout Australia.
Organise a National Body representing all Member States to assist in the
development of State and National Policies on all matters relevant to
- Develop the Open Class of Trotting ranks to enable all States to be
represented and run an Inter Dominion Trotters Series as an ultimate
RACING (Australia & New Zealand)
Ensure the co-ordinated and continued development of all elite Grand Circuit
and key Feature Races.
Promote the development of 2, 3, 4 year old trotters into specifically
co-ordinated and programmed events to provide improved opportunities for under
aged racing including Derbies and Oaks.
Provide specific lead-up races to highlight trotting stars and ensure the
elite and feature races to allow trainers the best preparation for showcasing
our feature races.
Develop Metropolitan and Country Feature Trotting Racing Circuits in all
Trotting States to develop and enhance the pool of trotters at the future
Now that the Southern Cross Breeding Scheme is a reality, it is envisaged
that for trotters that the eligibility for futurity racing for trotters
should, in future, be mare based and called Trotbred.
Breeders incentives which form part of the stakemoney should be directed to
breeders and owners for winning feature races as incentives to breeders to
race or sell.
At the time of foaling notification the breeder of trotters should be able
to ensure the initial eligibility for all futurity racing nationally.
Studmasters prepared to stand trotting stallions must be encouraged to do
One Specific Trotters Sale in conjunction with a major Trotting Feature
should be organised annually.
PROMOTION & COMMUNICATION:
The promotional benefits received through Australian and New Zealand
trotters racing overseas were significant. Encouragement should be given to
owners of trotters to compete at the international level.
In the early development of the Grand Circuit Racing for Australian Trotters
competing, consideration should be given to sponsorship.
State Controlling Bodies and Principal Clubs should actively promote the
Trotter and its Personalities in their activities and publications.
The national Internet Website will be actively utilised to encourage all
aspects in the Discussion Paper in the future.
Extend the National Recognition Awards for Trotters.
NATIONAL BODY OF TROTTERS:
Encourage the establishment of a National Body for the Trotters Associations
to be assisted by the State Controlling Bodies.
That all AHRC Members actively encourage and assist the Square Trotters
Associations in their organisation and their promotional endeavours to