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We are always interested to hear about your horse’s post racing journey and achievements. Please email your Off the Track NT story and photos to trnt@trnt.org.au

 

Read more about Equine Welfare

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MEDIA RELEASE Friday, 29 November, 2019 1% equine welfare levy to be introduced in NT THOROUGHBRED Racing Northern Territory (TRNT) will implement a 1% prizemoney levy to support Territory equine welfare initiatives from 1 January 2020. The Board of TRNT, at its most recent meeting earlier this month, unanimously approved...

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Read more about Hall of Fame Inductee

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Congratulations PAUL SHIERS – Darwin Racing Hall of Fame Inductee Came to Darwin in 1997 after a successful career in Victoria and South Australia. Rode for master trainer Colin Hayes at Lindsay Park during the 1990’s, and due to increasing weight, rode over fences as well as on the flat...

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Read more about Barrier Staff

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Thoroughbred Racing Northern Territory (TRNT) is looking for a casual barrier attendant to join their team. The primary responsibility of the role is to ensure horses are loaded safely and efficiently into barrier stalls. The right person: Will have previous experience in handling horses Have some knowledge of the racing...

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Read more about Media Release

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MEDIA RELEASE Friday, 18 October, 2019  In response to ABC 7.30 Report, Thursday 17 October THE Board and Management of Thoroughbred Racing Northern Territory (TRNT) is appalled at the horrific vision of the inhumane treatment of horses that was televised on ABC 7.30 Report last night (Thursday). Abattoirs and knackeries,...

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Read more about Top End Racing Awards

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The Captain rules the roost at Top End Racing Awards   THE CAPTAIN was the undoubted star of the show at the 2018/19 Top End Racing Awards held at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club on Friday 11th Oct, the Gary Clarke-trained sprinter carrying off no less than three awards including the...

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MEDIA RELEASE   Saturday 31st August 2019   Vale Melanie Tyndall   It is with great sadness that Thoroughbred Racing NT (TRNT) and the Darwin Turf Club (DTC) confirm the passing of Northern Territory jockey Melanie Tyndall. During the running of the third race at Fannie Bay today, Melanie’s mount Restless appeared to...

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Read more about HOT 100 Guineas Day

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Race 1  Maori Magic Trainer Paula Trenwith Jockey Paul Denton                                   Race 2  Hurry Home Harry Trainer Paul Gardner Jockey Dan Morgan                                       Race 3  American Muscle Trainer Dick Leech Jockey Mathew Palmer                           Race 4 Cotillion Trainer Michael Hickmott Jockey Shayne Cahill                               Race 6 Torchbearer Trainer Carl Spry Jockey Carl Spry                           Race...

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Read more about Full steam ahead to Adelaide River Cup meeting

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  MEDIA RELEASE   THIS year’s Adelaide River Cup racemeeting, scheduled for Saturday 1 June, is primed to go ahead following the disappointment of last year’s abandonment. Twelve months ago, due to some inconsistent areas in the track surface, only two races were contested before the remainder of the meeting was abandoned....

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Read more about Race day 27th March 2019

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Race 1 Trainer Gary  Clarke Jockey Brendan Davis                                 Race 2   Trainer Gary  Clarke Jockey Brendan Davis                                              Race 3  Trainer Carl  Spry Jockey Mathew Hart                             Race 4 Trainer Phil Cole Jockey Jarrod  Todd                                Race 5 Trainer Carl Spry Jockey Carl Spry

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Read more about Alice Springs 10th March 2019

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Race 1 Golden Dice Trainer Dick Leech Jockey Casey Hunter     Race 2 Shinning Mane Trainer Lisa Whittle Jockey Jarrod Todd                     Race 3  Ice Flow Trainer Greg Connor Jockey Stan Tsaikos     Race 4 American Star Trainer Russell Bell Jockey Raymond Vigar         Race 5 Ash Grey Trainer Leanne Gillett Jockey Wayne Kerford    ...

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Read more about Integrity Notice

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Integrity Notice 28 February, 2019 – Trainer Scott Westover The TRNT Board has granted former jockey Scott Westover a restricted permit to train. Scott will be training from the oncourse stables at the Alice Springs Turf Club. As his father David Westover is the Chief Steward based in Alice Springs,...

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Read more about Alice Springs 16/02/2019

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IT was a red-letter day for Alice Springs-based apprentice jockeys Dan Morgan and Lorelle Crow at their local meeting in the Red Centre last Saturday, with the pair riding the five-race card between them. The only two apprentice jockeys currently licensed in the Territory, Morgan, indentured to Greg Connor, and...

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Read more about Wednesday 13th Feb 2019

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CULZEAN, sporting the famous red, royal blue and green colours of New Zealand training icon Graeme Rogerson, broke through for an overdue win in the Women In Thoroughbred Racing NT Handicap at Fannie Bay yesterday.  Trained by Garry Lefoe Jnr, Culzean’s victory also provided a number of firsts for his...

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Read more about New race day stalls

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12th JANUARY promises to be a red-letter day for racing at Fannie Bay when the long-awaited new raceday tie-up stalls will be used for the first time. The $1.3m project, which has been many months in the planning, will finally be unveiled at the first meeting of 2019 and promises...

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Read more about Life in the Show Lane

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  You may be thinking that Ace Or Joka, now a 12yo, was always destined for the show ring when Darwin trainer Angela Forster first spotted the horse in Gary Kennewell’s stable as a 2yo.                                     Winning at Oakbank April 2015 ridden by Clare Lindop However, Angela had to wait for a...

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Read more about Altrenogest Warning

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TRNT NOTICE TO TRAINERS  Thoroughbred Racing Northern Territory (TRNT) has been made aware that Racing Victoria published a warning on 19th June 2018 regarding veterinary prescription animal remedies containing the progestagen altrenogest, used to control the cyclic activity of fillies and mares. It has been recently discovered that certain batches...

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Read more about Red Ear Muffs

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Attention all Trainers Fitting of ear muffs for wearing to the barriers Please be advised that as from 1st March 2018, all trainers are responsible for providing your own set of RED Ear Muffs for any horse requiring this piece of gear to be worn for parade and preliminary purposes...

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