BOBS Expands Prize Money to Owners
20 October 2006
BOBS was originally set up by diverting some capital from the TAB distribution pool that would have been paid to owners via race club prize money... Full Report

NSW Race Fields Legislation Supports NSW Racing Industry
17 October 2006
The Racing Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 was introduced into the NSW Parliament today... Full Report

Racing's Night of Champions
14 August 2006
The NSWROA’s ‘Racing's Night of Champions’ held on the 10th of August at The Pavilion at Royal Randwick was an unqualified success with over 650 guests attending the function... Full Report & Photo Gallery

Winners of the NSWROA Racing Industry Awards at the Racing's Night of Champions 2006
10 August 2006 : MEDIA RELEASE
The Racing's Night of Champions is the most prestigious charity awards night in Australian racing, acknowledging the major achievements of the preceding season by NSW thoroughbreds... Full Report

Racing's Night of Champions - Charity Auction
01 August 2006
This year the Charity Awards Night is again helping to raise money for Redkite, who provide practical, financial and emotional support for children with cancer, and their families... Auction List 2006

Racing's Night of Champions - Award Nominations
11 July 2006
List of nominations available now... Full Report (pdf)

President's Report for 2005
Presented at AGM – 20 June 2006
During 2005 the Board of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association continued its commitment to owners’ interests and objectives on behalf of our members and the NSW racing community... Full Report

Easter Carnival Raceday Lunch
02 May 2006 : Social Events
The Association’s annual Easter Carnival lunch held on ‘Sydney Cup Day’, Saturday, 22 April, was an enormously successful day with 145 members and their guests enjoying a wonderful day... Full Report & Photo Gallery

Free Tax Seminars for Horse Industry Participants
10 April 2006
The Tax Office is currently reviewing the level of compliance with tax laws by participants in the thoroughbred horse racing industry... Full Report

Diversion of Owners’ Prize Money Entitlements
08 March 2006
There’s been a further exchange of correspondence relating to this matter. The Association continues to strongly oppose the introduction of this scheme... Full Report

NSWROA Charity Golf Day 2006
06 March 2006
Tuesday, 21st February was a magnificent day weather-wise and also a fantastic day for Golf for the 108 players who assembled at the ‘Macquarie Links International Golf Course’ for the inaugural NSW Racehorse Owners Association Charity Golf Day... Full Report

Owners Call for Rescue Package
22 February 2006 : Newspaper Clipping
"NSW Racehorse Owners Association has compiled a rescue plan designed to reinvigorate NSW racing..." Daily Telegraph article... Full Report

Owner Stakes his Claim to Help Fix Racing's Malaise
22 February 2006 : Newspaper Clipping
"Racing NSW is presiding over an industry in depression, which is why Max Whitby, owner, punter, breeder and, most importantly, racegoer, should be heard..." Sydney Morning Herald article... Full Report

Opposition to Diversion of Owners’ Prize Money is National
20 February 2006 : MEDIA RELEASE
The NSWROA’s opposition to the proposal by Racing NSW to redirect a proportion of owners’ prize money has become national... Full Report

NSWROA offers solutions to racing’s difficulties
16 February 2006 : MEDIA RELEASE
The NSWROA has recently given consideration to a range of issues that are currently affecting racing in the state, to produce a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed at getting the industry back on track... Full Report

Weights in Racing and the Role of the Handicapper
14 February 2006
Thoroughbred racing is essentially divided into two separate strands... Full Report

Policies to Meet the Challenges of Racing in 2006 – Summary Paper
14 February 2006
There are presently several crucial matters facing the administrators of racing in NSW... Full Report

Diversion of Owners’ Prize Money Entitlements
13 February 2006
On 30 October 2005 Max Whitby and Rob Albon met with Peter V’Landys (CEO, Racing NSW) and Jim Murphy (General Manager Ownership Services, Racing NSW) to discuss current racing issues... Full Report

Proposed Redirection of Owners’ Prize Money Entitlements
13 February 2006 : MEDIA RELEASE
NSWROA Secretary, Rob Albon, today confirmed the Association’s opposition to the proposed diversion by Racing NSW of a proportion of owners’ prize money entitlements to trainers... Full Report

Provincial Stayers Championship
06 January 2006 : MEDIA RELEASE
NSWROA President Max Whitby today congratulated Racing NSW, particularly Racing Manager Paul Bloodworth, on the renewal of the Provincial Stayer’s Championship for 2006... Full Report