23 Jan 2024

Five new thoroughbred racing events unveiled

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 23 January 2024

Winston Peters says New Zealand's racing industry needs to get its "mojo" back.

The Minister for Racing was speaking at Auckland's Ellerslie Racecourse, where a revised summer calendar was announced.

The TAB and NZ Thoroughbred Racing unveiled five new events funded by the TAB that will bring the prize pool up to $23.8 million dollars next summer, up from $14.8 million dollars for the last season.

NZ Herald racing writer Michael Guerin spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.