NSW: COVID-19 - Test Results

11 January 2022
Logo

Any licensed participant who has obtained a positive result to a COVID test (either PCR or Rapid Antigen Test) MUST immediately provide HRNSW Stewards with the details of the positive result, including the date of test.

In addition, any licensed participant who obtains a positive result to a COVID test (either PCR or Rapid Antigen Test) must follow NSW Government Health requirements, self-isolate for seven (7) days and;

  • Only leave self-isolation if you do not have a sore throat, runny nose, cough or shortness of breath;
  • If you have a sore throat, runny nose, cough or shortness of breath in the last 24 hours of your isolation, please remain in isolation until 24 hours after your symptoms have resolved

Any licensed participant who becomes aware that they are a close contact MUST immediately advise HRNSW Stewards and follow NSW Government Health requirements including the following:

  • Self-isolate for seven (7) days;
  • Undertake a Rapid Antigen Test immediately and again on Day 6;

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.

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

 

Related News

17 August 2022
Notice to Industry - Drivers Safety Equipment
HRNSW Stewards remind all drivers of a previous industry notice that safety equipment required to be worn during races and trials must also be worn during training regardless if this occurs on private or public property. Australian Harness Racing Rule (AHRR) 159A states the following: AHRR 159A. (1)...
16 August 2022
QBRED Engagement Survey
The QBRED Scheme continues to be one of the leading breeding incentive schemes nationally, offering over $4 million in prizemoney and bonuses to the connections of QBRED horses. Annually, Racing Queensland welcomes participant feedback on the QBRED scheme to assist in updating the conditions and benefits...
16 August 2022
Australian Trotting Stud Book Regulations & Australian Harness Racing Rule Amendments
The Harness Racing Australia (HRA) Members have approved the establishment of new Australian Trotting Stud Book Regulations and various amendments to the Australian Harness Racing Rules (AHRR’s) which facilitate these various changes. While the industry has been previously notified of these changes...
8 August 2022
Vic – Additional races
Please note the following 3YO pacers races have been added to Harness Racing Victoria race programs in August. KILMORE – TUESDAY 16 AUGUST KIC16082209 – 3YO PACE (MS) of $8000. 3YO NR up to 55. PBD/NR. 2180 metres. * Concession Driver Claims do not apply. * Mares Allowance does not apply....
1 August 2022
Microchip Technology Launch
In 2017 Harness Racing Australia (HRA) announced that it would begin microchipping Standardbred foals born from the 2017/18 crop onwards. Part of that announcement was a planned review of the microchipping and freezebranding process after 3 years. This review of microchipping was undertaken in 2020 and...
Click for more