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 21 January 2018 Thoroughbred Rider PenaltiesJ Nason | Tauranga 19 January; failed to make weight; fined $100.S Spratt | Wellington 20 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 28 January - 11 February inclusive and ...
    Posted by Rick Quirk
  • Stewards Follow-Up - GOTTA TICKET The connections of GOTTA TICKET advised Stewards on 17 January that blood tests taken revealed that the gelding was suffering from ulcers and a low iron count. This is now ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2018, 2:47 PM by Rick Quirk
  • Stewards Follow-Up - EXCELLENT Trainer N Williamson advised Stewards on 18 January that blood tests revealed that EXCELLENT was showing signs of a virus with this being treated and the filly sent for a ...
    Posted Jan 17, 2018, 9:21 PM by Rick Quirk
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