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Temporary Rule amendment as of 23rd March 2020

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TRNT lifts minimum riding weights during the coronavirus situation The minimum riding weight for all meetings in the Northern Territory will be raised to 56kg during the coronavirus pandemic. In making this decision the TRNT Board considered a submission from the NTJA and the similar determinations made in Victoria and...

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Trainers Notice

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NOTICE TO TRAINERS PROHIBITED SUBSTANCE – ZOLEDRONIC ACID Racing Australia is aware that the APMVA has issued a PERMIT TO ALLOW SUPPLY AND MINOR USE OF AN UNREGISTERED VETERINARY CHEMICAL PRODUCT for Zoledronic Acid. The substances set out in Schedule 1, Part 1, Division 1 of the Rules of Racing...

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Australian Rules of Racing amendments effective 1 April 2020

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AR 51 & AR 78 Retirement of 13 year old horses Summary: Racing Australia has approved amendments to AR 51 and AR 78 to improve traceability of horses retired upon turning 13 years of age. Under the revised rule, within 1 month of a horse turning 13 (upon which it...

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Tongue Tie Policy

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Att Trainers please note the following    Tongue Ties & Tongue Clips   Approval for use: Tongue Ties and Tongue Clips are approved for use for the purposes of AR 206(1), subject to the conditions set out below. Specifications: Tongue Ties must be either: (a) leather strap or rubber band (at least...

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Notice to Trainers

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The Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory has requested that the TRNT Stewards remind all trainers that they cannot inject any horse with an S4 drug unless they fall under the below category under the Veterinarians Act: The below extract from section 7 of the Veterinary Regulations 1994 outlines where...

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Trainers Notification

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The Veterinary Board NT wish to advise the following  It has come to the Board's attention that there have been a number of veterinarians registered in other states who have been allegedly employed to attend to your horse/s in Darwin and Alice Springs. The Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory...

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Letter to Participants

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      6 March 2019   To all DTC and TRNT employees, TRNT license holders & Darwin Racing stakeholders Camera Surveillance Notice Purpose This is notice that continuous and ongoing camera surveillance will be carried out in Darwin Turf Club's premises at Bevan Halter Avenue, Fannie Bay. Anyone attending the premises may regularly...

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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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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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Race Day AR178A (1)

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Notice to all Trainers  It has come to the attention of TRNT Stewards that there have been instances at recent race meetings whereby trainers have been using plastic bottles and assorted types of containers to rinse water through a horse’s mouth in the race day stalls prior to racing or...

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