COVID-19 Updates

29 Sep 2020
[QLD] QLD - Harness COVID Protocols Update
Participants are strongly encouraged to read the Racing Queensland Harness COVID Protocols following the review and update of some restrictions including those that affect participants crossing the Queensland border. Amendments to the Protocols are effective from 1 October. Please click on this link...
21 Sep 2020
[NSW] COVID19 Update - NSW Regionalisation Strategy Removed
HRNSW today addressed the regional racing strategy which will be removed for ALL harness meetings scheduled for Friday 25 September 2020 and beyond. Established HRNSW COVID-19 Protocols will be retained at all tracks until such time as rescinded by NSW Health Orders. HRNSW will continue to monitor health...
3 Sep 2020
[TAS] Tas - Appeal Decision - CONOR CROOK
TASMANIAN RACING APPEAL BOARD Appeal No 15 of 2019-20 Panel: Tom Cox (Chair) Kate Cuthbertson (Deputy Chair) Wendy Kennedy (Member) Appellant: Conor Crook Appearances: Steven Shinn (on behalf of the Stewards) Anthony O’Connell (on behalf of the Appellant) Rules: AHRR 245 Heard at: Tasracing Glenorchy...
14 Aug 2020
[NSW] HRNSW - Compulsory Face Masks
28 Jul 2020
[VIC] Chief Steward
About Us Harness Racing Victoria (HRV), a statutory body, is responsible for the control, development, and promotion of the Victorian harness racing industry. With strong links to rural and regional communities, we are committed to developing a vibrant and sustainable harness racing industry which promotes...
20 Jul 2020
[VIC] Stewards to police masks, updated COVID-19 directives
HRV stewards continue to take a zero-tolerance approach regarding any person who breaches the following directions and requirements, which are in place to protect the health and wellbeing of all persons involved in the harness racing industry. This industry notice is a timely reminder of the current...
16 Jul 2020
[NSW] Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Return to Regionalisation
HRNSW will return to the regionalisation of racing from midnight on Sunday 19 July 2020 as a precautionary measure and to facilitate the continuation of harness racing in NSW. HRNSW is extremely mindful of the impact that the return to regionalisation will have upon individual participants, however,...
15 Jul 2020
[QLD] QLD - Updated COVID-19 Protocols
Following changes to the QLD Governments list of COVID hotspots, Racing Queensland has updated its COVID-19 industry protocols. Click here to access the protocols.
15 Jul 2020
Following recent developments with regards to COVID-19 in NSW, HRNSW Stewards advise that any licensed participant who has attended any of the following premises as identified by the NSW Government (current as at 2pm this date) are directed to immediately contact HRNSW Stewards: Location Dates Casula:...
8 Jul 2020
[NSW] HRNSW – COVID-19 Restrictions and Protocols - Interstate Travel
On 2 July 2020 HRNSW provided an update to the COVID-19 Restrictions and Protocols. Following further consideration of the current COVID-19 climate by HRNSW, the following Protocols and Restrictions will be implemented effective from 10 July 2020: Nomination of Horses Trained Interstate: HRNSW will not...