Welcome to the Racing Integrity Unit

An independent organization, the Racing Integrity Unit (RIU) is charged with managing the integrity issues within the three New Zealand racing codes - Harness, Thoroughbred and Greyhound

The New Zealand Racing Integrity Unit (RIU) commenced operations on 1 February 2011 bringing together the Stipendiary Steward and Racecourse Investigator functions for each NZ racing code and is responsible for investigating and prosecuting breaches of the Rules of Racing.


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  • NEWS IN BRIEF | Week Ending 15 July Thoroughbred Rider PenaltiesK Chowdhoory | Avondale 11 July; excessive use of whip; suspended 15 July - 4 August inclusive.K Kwo | South Canterbury 13 July; careless riding; suspended 14-26 July ...
    Posted by Rick Quirk
  • Follow up - Replica Waikato Racing Club - 7 July 2018 Race 8 Crossroads Sports Bar 2100 Trainer A Forsman advised Stewards that the filly would now be sent for a spell.
    Posted Jul 11, 2018, 3:38 PM by Brady Jones
  • Follow up - Raposa Rapida Waikato Racing Club - 7 July 2018 Race 6 Group One Turf Bar 1400 Stable representative advised Stewards that the colt would be gelded in the coming days.  
    Posted Jul 11, 2018, 3:37 PM by Brady Jones
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