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 24 June 2018 Thoroughbred Rider PenaltiesK Cowan | Counties 20 June; careless riding; suspended 20 July - 2 August inclusive.A Calder | Counties 20 June; excessive use of whip; fined $300. Z Bholah | Oamaru ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2018, 2:32 AM by Rick Quirk
  • Stewards Follow-Up - MACHS MARETA Trainer M Purvis advised Stewards on 22 June that MACHS MARETA has had its hocks injected since last racing and will return to trials before resuming.
    Posted Jun 21, 2018, 10:18 PM by Rick Quirk
  • Stewards Update - GO GO GONZO Trainer S Cameron has advised Stewards that GO GO GONZO has been treated for a virus since last racing.
    Posted Jun 20, 2018, 5:10 PM by Rick Quirk
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