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INFORMATION BULLETIN – VICTORIAN MEMBER UPDATE / 30 Jan 2019

VICTORIAN MEMBER UPDATE Dear Member, We all awoke this morning to be greeted by news of the pre-dawn raids at racing establishments situated in Warrnambool and Ballarat. We subsequently learnt throughout the day that this included stable premises occupied by Darren Weir. Three individuals were taken into custody, and property seized including “jiggers”, an unregistered…
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INFORMATION BULLETIN – Tasmanian Member Update / 8 January 2019

TASMANIAN UPDATE Dear Trainer, Plenty going on at the minute in Tasmania, both on and off the racecourse! Key updates follow: TASBRED Incentive Scheme This new scheme, supported by Tasracing and the Tasmanian Government, provides owners and breeders with $1.54m in financial incentives across the 2018/19 racing season. Trainers will also benefit, receiving $1,000 for…
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Update on Sale of Interests in Racehorses by Trainers / 7 January 2019

Update on Sale of Interests in Racehorses by Trainers   The Australian Trainers’ Association has had ongoing discussions with Racing Victoria Ltd throughout the second half of 2018, in relation to the laws and regulations governing the sale of interests in racehorses purchased by licenced trainers.Mr Tony Hartnell of the Sydney Law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell,…
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