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AMENDMENTS TO THE TRAINER & OWNER REFORMS (TOR) / 17 July 2018

Since the commencement of the Trainer and Owner Reforms (TOR) in August 2017, Racing Australia has been continually monitoring the effectiveness of its processes and agreements, including via feedback received from Principal Racing Authorities and industry participants. Racing Australia is now amending both the Standard Training Agreement (STA) and Co-Owner ...
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Thoroughbred Payments & ATA Announce New Alliance / 7 June, 2018

Managing cash flow, both in and out of the Training business, is a constant challenge confronting Trainers. Many third party providers have professed to have the answer to this problem. The ATA has, on behalf of Members, extensively researched the options over the years, and at long last, is confident ...
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INFORMATION BULLETIN – Trainer and Owner Reforms (TOR) / 21 May 2018

Dear Member, The Trainer & Owner Reforms (TOR), designed to support proper financial outcomes with the training arrangement between the Trainer and his/her Owners, have been in operation for 9 months, having commenced 1 August 2017. Despite the passage of time, it would be fair to say that Trainers are ...
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ATA STATEMENT – Aquanita Case / 10 May, 2018

The Australian Trainers Association (ATA) has followed the Aquanita Inquiry with a great deal of concern. On behalf of its members nationally and for the training profession as a whole, the ATA works closely with the Principal Racing Authorities and Racing Australia. The representation process performed by the ATA involves ...
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INFORMATION BULLETIN – Tasmanian Update / 2 May, 2018

Dear Trainer, Plenty happening in the Apple Isle from an Australian Trainers’ Association (ATA) perspective! Merv Hill, current Non-executive Chairman of the Federal arm of the ATA organisation, was last month elected unopposed to fill the role of Chairman for the Thoroughbred Advisory Network (TAN). This role became vacant after ...
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