November Members Newsletter
12 November 2008
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Vale Mr Graeme Pash
22 October 2008
The NSW racing industry has lost one of its finest with the passing of Mr Graeme Pash. NSW Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) President Mr Ray McDowell, the NSWROA Committee and members of the Association, extend their sincere sympathy to the Pash family... Full Details

New President for NSWROA
21 October 2008: MEDIA RELEASE
It was with great reluctance that the Committee of the New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) accepted the resignation of Mr Stephen van Eyk as President of the Association, due to the current economic climate and his work commitments in the financial field... Full Details

October Members Newsletter
09 October 2008
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Tax Case a blow for Small Breeders
October 2008 : ARTICLE BY CARRAZZO CONSULTING CPAs
Many small commercial horse breeders in Australia risk having their GST/Income Tax status removed as a result of a landmark AAT decision on 13 August 2008... Full Details (pdf)

Cocktail Party to be held on the Flight Deck of HMAS Sydney
24 September 2008 : UPCOMING EVENTS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to maintenance work on the ship this event has been postponed to Thursday 23 October. Tickets now available, see details in attached PDF.
The President, Gillian Hirstman, and the Board of
The Infants’ Home with the generous cooperation of the Commanding Officer, Captain Braddon Wheeler RAN, Officers and Ship’s Company of HMAS Sydney Invite you to join us for a Cocktail Party to be held on the Flight Deck of HMAS Sydney - Garden Island Dockyard, Cowper Wharf Road, Potts Point - Thursday 23 October 2008, 6.30pm to 8.30pm... Full Details (pdf) AcceptanceForm.doc

September Members Newsletter
05 September 2008
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A Pictorial Guide to the 2008 Racing Night of Champions
24 August 2008
With over 700 guests in attendance, this year’s Racing’s Night of Champions held at The Pavillion at Royal Randwick Racecourse was, without doubt, the biggest event in NSWROA history. Let’s take a walk down the red carpet... Full Details

Tuesday Joy Takes Top Honours at NSWROA 2008 Racing Night Of Champions
14 August 2008: MEDIA RELEASE
In a night of glitz and glamour and before a packed audience, Tuesday Joy was named the NSW Champion Horse of the Year at the New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association’s (NSWROA) 2008 Racing Night of Champions... Full Details

August Members Newsletter
11 August 2008
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Racing's Night of Champions - Charity Auction
03 August 2008
This year the Gala Awards Dinner is again helping to raise money for Redkite, who provide practical, financial and emotional support for children with cancer, and their families. Throughout the evening NSWROA will be raising money for Redkite through:

• Raffle Tickets (click for PDF list, 372kb)
• Silent Auction (click for PDF list, 2.3mb)
• Monster Auction (click for PDF list, 1.1mb)

2008 NSW Racing Awards Nominations
31 July 2008 : MEDIA RELEASE
Racing's Night of Champions 2008 Gala Awards Dinner. The nominations for the 2008 NSW Racing Awards... Nominations

Election of Committee and Office Bearers for NSWROA
26 July 2008
Following the election of the Committee at the 43rd Annual General Meeting of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association on 22 July 2008, an election of office bearers took place with the following results... Full Details

July Members Newsletter
15 July 2008
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NSWROA Confirmed As Official Owners' Representative Body In NSW
10 July 2008: MEDIA RELEASE
New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) President, Mr Stephen van Eyk, is pleased to announce that NSWROA has officially been recognised as the body representing owners in NSW... Full Details

NSWROA Backs Independent Board
07 July 2008
The NSW Racehorse Owners Association says a truly independent RacingNSW board where business skills are the focus will ensure the industry prospers into the future... Full Details

New Executive Officer for NSWROA
01 July 2008
New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) President, Mr Stephen van Eyk, has great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Ms Sharon Hunt to the position of Executive Officer of NSWROA... Full Details

Racing’s Night of Champions 2008
30 June 2008 : UPCOMING EVENTS
NSW Racehorse Owners Association presents Racing’s Night of Champions, Gala Awards Dinner, 14th August 2008. A prestigious evening of glamour, VIPs, racing personalities and performances throughout the night by Australia Aria Award Winners - Human Nature. For more information or to purchase tickets call 02 9650 1415 or email racingsnightofchampions@hotmail.com... Full Details

The Carrazzo Sydney Tax Seminar
10 June 2008 : UPCOMING EVENTS
Paul Carrazzo CPA, arguably Australia’s most respected and active bloodstock tax consultant, presents his renowned horse tax seminar during Sydney’s famous sales period... Full Details (pdf)

June Members Newsletter
09 June 2008
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Notice of AGM
06 June 2008
Notice is hereby given that the forty-third Annual General Meeting of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association Limited (ACN 000 498 859) will be held at 'The Rugby Club', Rugby Place, Off 31A Pitt Street, Sydney, 3rd Floor - Barbarian Room, on the 22 July 2008 at 6.00pm... Full Report (pdf)

May Members Newsletter
20 May 2008
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March/April Members Newsletter
14 April 2008
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State Government Reforms On The Way
11 April 2008
Michael Yates, a leading solicitor and director of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association, is confident the upcoming State Government reforms to the Racing NSW Board will bring better decision making and more cohesive leadership to the industry... Full Details

Grafton CEO Passes Away
02 April 2008
On behalf of the President, Mr Stephen van Eyk, board members and all members of the NSWROA we would like to pass on our deepest sympathy to Lisa Thompson and family on the passing of Dale Thompson. Dale was a well know figure through the NSW Racing Industry and will be sadly missed by all... Full Details

Equine Influenza Levy Legislation Deferred
11 March 2008
Australian Racing Board chief executive Andrew Harding commended Federal Agricultural Minister Tony Burke for yesterday's announcement "that he is deferring passage of the Federal Governments' proposed levy legislation until after the Callinan Inquiry"... Full Details

Join us for Golden Rose Day
UPCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS
Join the NSWROA for an exciting day of racing at Rosehill Racecourse, Saturday 15th March, for the Golden Rose Day for members and their guests. Members tickets will be provided. Tickets are strictly limited so book now to secure your seat on our luxury coach. We have organised various pick up and drop off points... Full Details & Booking Form (pdf)

Join us for Sydney Cup Raceday
UPCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS
The Directors of the NSWROA would like to invite you to join them and members of your Association for a great day of racing. SYDNEY CUP RACEDAY, Saturday 3rd May, Vista Room, Level 5, Queen Elizabeth Stand, Royal Randwick. Includes: Sumptuous Buffet Luncheon & beverage package, Afternoon Tea, Guest Tipsters & Tipping Competition, Best Hat & Best Tie Competition, Auction Items, Race Book & pen, Full tote & Bookmaker facilities... Full Details & Booking Form (pdf)

A Small Win For Owners
21 February 2008 : PRESS RELEASE
In regard to the Press Release below (Metropolitan Prizemoney to Increase From 1st April 2008 – Racing NSW), the New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association is satisfied with the distribution of prizemoney dealt out by Racing NSW... Full Details

Reimbursement of Additional Costs due to World Youth Day
20 February 2008 : Racing NSW Media Release
Racing NSW’s Chief Executive, Peter V’landys, today confirmed that no determination has been made about the amount or the criteria for the reimbursement of trainers and others affected by the events of World Youth Day at Royal Randwick Racecourse in July this year... Full Details (PDF)

Join us for the Group 2 Expressway Stakes!!
UPCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS
We have COMPLIMENTARY members tickets into Canterbury Group 2 Expressway Stakes, we just need YOU. Join the NSWROA for an exciting day of racing at Canterbury Racecourse on Saturday 23 February for the Group 2 Expressway Stakes for members and their guests. We have organised various pick up and drop off points (see brochure attached). BOOK NOW to secure your seat on our luxury coach... Full Details & Booking Form (word doc)

Jan/Feb Members Newsletter
07 February 2008
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NSWROA Trivia Night
UPCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS
Put your thinking caps on and come and join quiz master, tv personality Ryan Phelan for a night of fun. It's general trivia with a racing theme and there are lots of great prizes to be won! Randwick Racecourse, Vice Regal Room, Thursday 21 February. Get in fast as places are strictly limited... Full Details (pdf)

A Tax Win for Breeders
10 January 2008 : ARTICLE BY CARRAZZO CONSULTING CPAs
This case, decided by the WA AAT in late October 2007 after a hearing that took place in June 2007, ruled that a husband and wife partnership were conducting a taxation breeding and racing activity, even where limited sales where evident due to perfectly legitimate reasons, in this instance extraordinary bad luck... Full Details (PDF)

Racing legend passes away
09 January 2008
Jockey legend George 'Cotton Fingers' Moore has passed away overnight, after a long illness, aged 84. Many regard Moore as Australia’s greatest jockey, which is justified considering his 119 Group 1 wins remains the riding benchmark in this country... Full Details

Congratulations to Max Whitby (board member) and all other part owners on the victory of Honor in War in last Saturdays Group 2 Villiers Stakes at Randwick.

Join us for Canterbury Night Racing
07 January 2008 : SOCIAL EVENTS
Join the NSWROA for a fun night at Canterbury Night racing on Thursday, 31 January, for members and their guests. Members tickets will be provided. Please notify at time of booking. Tickets are strictly limited so book now to secure your seat on our luxury coach... Full Details