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Tasmanian Racing Advisory Committee Meeting / Tasmania / 20 Jan, 2009

The Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Trainers Association (ATATAS) will be represented by President Walter McShane and Committee Member Ian Hay at a meeting with representatives involving other industry participants, on Wednesday January 21 at Ross, to discuss a proposal to form a Tasmanian Racing Advisory Committee. The proposal to form an Advisory Committee follows…
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Tote Sale Leaves Many Trainers Uneasy / Tasmania / 20 Jan, 2009

The proposed sale of the wagering arm of Tote Tasmania, recently announced by Racing Minister Michael Aird, leaves many important questions unanswered and a strong feeling of uncertainty among Tasmanian racehorse trainers and industry participants. When announcing the sale, the Racing Minister guaranteed that it would not hurt racing in the State and the long…
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ATA Victorian Branch – Members Update / Victoria / 09 Jan, 2009

PRIZE MONEY INCREASES The confirmation of across the board increases in prize money minimums for the metropolitan and country sectors from February 1 2009 is welcomed by the ATA, which has strongly lobbied RVL for these increases for some time. The prize money increases are timely given the overall gloomy economic outlook and the surge…
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New Board For Racing NSW / National / 19 Dec, 2008

After many months of controversy and setbacks, a new independent Board of Racing NSW has finally been appointed and met for the first time today Friday December 19. The ATA welcomes the appointment of the new independent Board and wishes it well as it sets out to tackle and address the many pressing, contentious and…
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