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Synthetic track to be built at Riccarton

Preparations for construction of New Zealand’s second synthetic track will begin at Riccarton Park Racecourse on November 30. The Board of the Canterbury Jockey Club (CJC), the Trustees of the Christchurch Racecourse and New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) announced today that work on the track would commence following the New Zealand Cup Meeting. In May[...]
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Classic races to remain at Riccarton

The Board of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) have announced that the 1000 and 2000 Guineas would remain at Riccarton for the 2020-21 racing season. Considerable work was undertaken with stakeholders while the country was under lockdown, on a proposed calendar for the early part of the 2020-21 racing season. At the time, there was[...]
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Centurion eyes Ashburton prize

Riccarton trainer Barbara Blackie reached a massive milestone on the weekend, celebrating a century of birthdays with family and friends. “We had the most wonderful celebration for her,” Blackie’s daughter Angie Brott said. “So many people called in to see her and there were wonderful floral tributes from the racing people from Wellington (NZTR) and[...]
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