Media Release Operation Inca - Wednesday 5 September 2018

posted Sep 4, 2018, 7:13 PM by Karin Attwood   [ updated Sep 4, 2018, 7:13 PM ]
The Police and Racing Integrity Unit are investigating Race Fixing in Harness Racing. 

As a result of the investigation to date the Police have arrested a number of persons and charged them with race fixing. 

In view of the serious nature of the charges the Police have laid the Racing Integrity Unit (RIU) has taken action under the Rules of Harness Racing to exclude, all those charged by the Police from entering a race course to attend race meetings, workouts and trials.

The RIU has also charged those concerned with Serious Racing Offences, Rule 1001 (1) (v) (i) of the Rules of Harness Racing. 


The RIU can be contacted by the following means 

• 0800RIU123 

• integrity@riu.org.nz 

• 09 529 7219 


 As the matter is now before the courts no further comment can be made.