NEWS ARCHIVE 2009:

 

The Enchanted Golden Slipper Hats & High Tea

30 December 2009 | We are pleased to invite you to "The Enchanted Golden Slipper Hats & High Tea". Sunday, 21 March 2010, 2.00pm – 5.30pm, Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, 98 Macquarie Street, Sydney.

 

December 2009 Members Newsletter

11 December 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

NSW ‘Fly the Start’ in the New Season

02 December 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the December 2009 issue.

 

November 2009 Members Newsletter

13 November 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

Vice President of NSWROA

13 November 2009 | NSWROA President Mr Ray McDowell would like to confirm that the position of Vice President of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association is currently vacant.

 

Max Whitby – A Man on a Mission

02 November 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the November 2009 issue.

 

New NSWROA Committee Member

20 October 2009 | New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) President, Mr Ray McDowell, has great pleasure in announcing that Ms Narelle Anderson will be joining the NSWROA Committee.

 

October 2009 Members Newsletter

09 October 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

Invitation to NSWROA Cocktail Function

07 October 2009 | You are cordially invited to join NSWROA members and friends of the Association at a cocktail function to celebrate the opening of the night racing season in Sydney on Thursday, 3 December 2009 at Canterbury Park Racecourse.

 

NSW ‘Fly the Start’ in the New Season

01 October 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the October 2009 issue.

 

September 2009 Members Newsletter

11 September 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

Matthew Talbot Homeless Services Raceday

RACE DAY | On Saturday, 17 October 2009 at Royal Randwick Racecourse, the third day of the AJC Spring Carnival, Matthew Talbot Homeless Services will be conducting a race day luncheon. Click title for further details.

 

The Facts on Owner Contributions to NSW Racing

03 September 2009 | In light of recent media reports, NSW Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) President Mr Ray McDowell would like to go on record and state some facts regarding Owner contributions to the NSW Racing industry in the last year. The figures quoted have been validated by Racing NSW.

 

2009 Racing's Night Of Champions Photo Galleries

PHOTOS | Re-live all the glamour and excitement from our night of nights. The 2009 Racing's Night Of Champions photo galleries can now be viewed online. Click on the following links to view:
RNOC Gallery 1
RNOC Gallery 2
RNOC Gallery 3
RNOC Gallery 4

 

Racing’s Night of Champions – Truly A Grand Affair

02 September 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the September 2009 issue.

 

Sydney Turf Club Appoints New Director

01 September 2009 | Sydney Turf Club has appointed Max Whitby as a Director on its Board to fill the casual vacancy which had arisen following the resignation of Alan Brown. Click above for STC Media Release.

 

Join ARCC for lunch with a racing legend

LUNCH INVITE | Join ARCC for lunch with a racing legend Pat Day, American Hall of Fame Jockey, Friday 4 September 2009, 12 noon for 12.30pm.

 

Racing NSW Participants Bulletin

28 August 2009 | After consulting extensively with the industry, Racing NSW will replace the ratings system of programming and handicapping from 1st October 2009 with a revolutionary and innovative system.

 

August 2009 Members Newsletter

21 August 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

1st Annual Sydney Racing Industry Golf Day 2009

GOLF DAY | St Michael's Golf Course, Little Bay. Registration from 8.30am for 9.15 tee off. In support of the Australian Racing Christian Chaplaincy. Click above for more details.

 

Theseo Triumphant at NSWROA 2009 Racing's Night Of Champions

13 August 2009 | In a night of glitz and glamour and before a huge crowd, Theseo was named the Luxbet.com NSW Champion Horse of the Year at the New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association’s (NSWROA) 2009 Racing’s Night of Champions.

 

"Tonight's The Night" for the Racing’s Night of Champions

13 August 2009 | The countdown is over – tonight’s the night for our Night of Nights and the flagship event of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association, the Racing’s Night of Champions, which will take place at the Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens.

 

The NSW 2009 Racing’s Night of Champions is only one day away

12 August 2009 | The clock is ticking and the countdown is well and truly on for the Racing Industry’s Night of Nights and the flagship event of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association, the Racing’s Night of Champions, which will take place tomorrow night, 13 August 2009 at the Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens.

 

Last Call for Bookings for 2009 Racing’s Night of Champions

11 August 2009 | This is your last chance to book your seats for the flagship event of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association, the Racing’s Night of Champions, to be conducted at the Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 13 August 2009. Bookings close at 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August 2009. So if you have not already done so, contact the NSWROA office on (02) 9299 4299 and reserve your place at this “Night of Nights”.

An Introduction to the NSWROA Committee

06 August 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the August 2009 issue.

 

Nominations announced for the 2009 Racing's Night Of Champions

29 July 2009 | The New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) is pleased to announce the nominations in respect of our annual awards for the 2008/09 season.

 

The countdown is on to Racing's Night of Champions

22 July 2009 | The countdown is on to the New South Wales Racing Industry’s Night of Nights and the flagship event of the Association, Racing's Night of Champions, which is to be staged at The Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens on 13 August 2009.

July Members Newsletter

17 July 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

It’s Got Style, It’s Got Flair – It’s a Grand Affair

01 July 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the July 2009 issue.

June Members Newsletter

18 June 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

Luxbet.com Partners With NSWROA

18 June 2009 | Ray McDowell, President of NSW Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) today announced that Tabcorp’s corporate bookmaking arm Luxbet.com will become a major partner with the Association in a one-year sponsorship deal.

 

The Carrazzo Sydney Tax Seminar

17 June 2009 | Paul Carrazzo CPA, arguably Australia’s most respected and active bloodstock tax consultant, presents his renowned “year end” horse tax seminar to co-incide with the Inglis weanling and breeding stock sale. When: Wednesday, 24th June 2009, 10.00am to 11.30am.

$200 Appearance Fee from Racing NSW to Owners affected by Hawkesbury Abandonment

15 June 2009 | To help Owners offset their costs for the day following the abandonment of Races 3 to 8 at Hawkesbury on 11 June 2009, Racing NSW will pay a $200 Appearance Fee. For more details click here.

NSWROA Sydney Cup Day Luncheon – A ‘Sell-Out’ Success

04 June 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the June 2009 issue.

New NSWROA Committee Member

03 June 2009 | New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) President, Mr Ray McDowell, has great pleasure in announcing that Mr Michael Inglis will be joining the NSWROA Committee.

 

Racing's Night Of Champions 2009

27 May 2009 | A prestigious charity evening of glamour, VIPs, racing personalities and a stunning performance by Aria Award winning singer/songwriter Tim Freedman and friends. Plus, party the night away with a leading after party band.

 

Infants Home Celebrating 135 Years

18 May 2009 | The Infants’ Home is proud that it is commencing its celebration of 135 years of care, education and support to the young children of Sydney. As part of that celebration, you are invited to attend three upcoming events.

 

Budget Attack on Hobby Farms – Paul Carrazzo’s views

14 May 2009 | Our good friend and Racing’s Night of Champions supporter, Paul Carrazzo of Carrazzo Consulting, has provided his views on the abovementioned issue. Are you aware of these tax changes? Does this affect you? If so, do you have any comments to make? Email responses to nswroa1@ozemail.com.au.

 

Swine Flu: Implications for the Australian Horse Industry and Equine Insurance

12 May 2009 | With the devastating impact of Equine Influenza still fresh in the minds of racehorse owners, the recent outbreak of swine flu around the world has caused much concern. Some of the established and relevant facts surrounding Swine Influenza are outlined (attached PDF) which have been used as the basis for evaluating the threat to the equine population in Australia.

May Members Newsletter

11 May 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

Matthew Talbot Homeless Services Race Day

RACE DAY | Saturday, 13 June 2009, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Invite your family and friends for an enjoyable day of sumptuous food, complimentary beverages, panoramic views of the race course and state of the art facilities. This is a wonderful opportunity to have lots of fun and raise important funds to help homeless men, women and families.

“Hats Off” to the Golden Slipper Hats and High Tea

05 May 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the May 2009 issue.

 

NSWROA Sydney Cup Day Luncheon - SOLD OUT

23 April 2009 | SOLD OUT! The NSWROA Sydney Cup Luncheon has again proven its great popularity and has SOLD OUT. Our thanks to all who are attending. For those who have unfortunately missed out, I advise that our flagship event, the Racing’s Night of Champions, is the next major event on the NSWROA calendar. The event this year will be held on 13 August 2009 at the Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens.

April Members Newsletter

14 April 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

 

Racing’s Night of Champions 2009 – Save The Date

07 April 2009 | A reminder to note your diaries for the flagship event of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association – the Racing’s Night of Champions - which is to be held on Thursday 13 August 2009 at the Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens. Click here for some advance details of the function.

A ‘Grand Affair’ Awaits

02 April 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the April 2009 issue.

2009 Sydney Autumn Carnival Racing Fraternity Mass

25 March 2009 | NSWROA members are reminded that the 2009 Sydney Autumn Carnival Racing Fraternity Mass will be conducted on Sunday 29 March 2009 at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 4 Roma Avenue, Kensington. The Mass will commence at 11.00 am.

March Members Newsletter

19 March 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

Tamworth Jockey Club’s Autumn Carnival

RACE DAY | The Tamworth Jockey Club will be conducting their 2009 Autumn Carnival on 21 March, 30 March, 11 April and 26 April 2009. The highlight of the Carnival is, of course, the Tamworth Cup, which will be run on the last day of the carnival. Full Bar Facilities, Dining Room, Tote and Bookmakers are available on all days with gates opening at 11.00 am. There will be a free bus service available for the April 26 meeting. The club is currently offering special membership rates of $30.00 which includes a $5 betting voucher for the first 100 to join. For further information regarding the carnival, please contact Victoria Toy, Racing Operations Manager, Tamworth Jockey Club by telephone (02) 6765 9387 or email victoria@tamworthjockeyclub.com.au.

 

Golden Slipper Hats and High Tea – SOLD OUT!

11 March 2009 | The Golden Slipper Hats and High Tea function to be held at the Sir Stamford at Circular Quay on 22 March 2009 has SOLD OUT. Only “wait-listing” is now available for the event. For those who have unfortunately missed out, we are pleased to advise that a Spring millinery function will be held – so make sure you book in early to avoid disappointment.

 

Join Us For Sydney Cup Raceday

09 March 2009 | The President and Directors of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) would like to invite you to join them and members of the Association for a great day of racing – Sydney Cup Raceday at Royal Randwick – Saturday 25 April 2009. As previous attendees will confirm, the NSWROA Sydney Cup Luncheon is an event not to be missed.

New NSWROA Committee Member

05 March 2009 | New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) President, Mr Ray McDowell, has great pleasure in announcing that Mr Laurie Macri has joined the NSWROA Committee.

A Great Day Out at Hawkesbury on 12 March 2009

RACE DAY | Hawkesbury Race Club is the venue on Thursday the 12th of March for New South Wales Thoroughbred Breeders Race Day. An eight event card, sumptuous three course luncheon and speakers from some of the industry leaders are just some of the highlights on the day. Limited tables are still available at a cost of $1,100 (incl GST) for ten guests. Contact Kristen Lyons on 02 9398 8811 to secure your booking.

Racing in Hot Weather Official Policy

04 March 2009 | On 23 February 2009, the Racing NSW Board approved and endorsed the “Racing in Hot Weather – Official Policy”. Click here to view the document.

An Abundance of Winners for NSWROA Members

03 March 2009 | NSWROA has a regular column which appears in each edition of Racing NSW Magazine. Click above to access our latest column from the March 2009 issue.

 

Member Racing Tour to Hong Kong

23 February 2009 | Members are reminded that bookings will be closing soon for the NSWROA Members Racing Tour to Hong Kong in late April 2009. The tour includes attending race meetings in both Hong Kong and Macau; sightseeing and leisure time that will introduce you to some of Hong Kong and Macau’s most popular scenic attractions and their hidden charms. For more information visit the Ambassador Travel website www.ambassadortravel.com.au.

February Members Newsletter

16 February 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter is now available to view on-line.

Victorian Bushfire Appeal

12 February 2009 | Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the affected areas. Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria has asked that if you know of anyone requiring assistance in relocating horses during this tragic event, to please contact TBV on 03 9258 4233 or email tbv@racingvictoria.com.au and they will attempt to assist wherever possible. For more information click here.

 

Golden Slipper Hats & High Tea

09 February 2009 | We are pleased to invite you to "Golden Slipper Hats & High Tea". Brought to you by Sir Stamford, in association with NSW Racehorse Owners Association and Moet & Chandon. Sunday, 22 March 2009, 2.30pm – 5.30pm, Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, 98 Macquarie Street, Sydney.

January Members Newsletter

26 January 2009 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter available for download (pdf).

 

Member Racing Tour to Hong Kong

11 January 2009 | NSWROA in conjunction with our good friends at Ambassador Travel Services, will be commencing racing tours from 2009. The first NSWROA tour will be to Hong Kong in late April 2009 culminating at our attendance at Sha Tin Racecourse for Group One racing at the Audermars Piquet Queen Elizabeth Cup meeting.

NSWROA Welcomes New Independent Board

11 December 2008 | “A fantastic result for the industry” was how NSW Racehorse Owners Association President Mr Ray McDowell described the appointment of the new independent Board of Racing NSW. “My congratulations to the Selection Panel for delivering to the industry exactly what was required – a truly independent board.”

December Members Newsletter

09 December 2008 | Latest NSWROA Members Newsletter available for download (pdf).

Vale Mrs Valerie Smith

03 December 2008 | The NSW Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA) was greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Mrs Valerie Smith – the matriarch of one of our greatest racing families. On behalf of the NSWROA Committee and our members we extend our deepest sympathy to Mrs Gai Waterhouse and family.

 

2009 Racing’s Night Of Champions – A “Grand Affair”

27 November 2008 | The New South Wales Racehorse Owners Association (NSWROA), in conjunction with our corporate partner, the Sydney Turf Club (STC), are pleased to announce that the NSW Racing Industry’s Night of Nights ‘Racing’s Night of Champions’ will be staged next year at Rosehill Gardens’ spectacular new event centre – ‘The Grand Pavilion’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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