News About: Peter V’landys

NSW Night Racing In Need Of Revamp

NSW Night Racing In Need Of Revamp

3 Feb, 2012

There’s no doubt that the concept of night racing as a whole is a good one and it presents a very real new revenue stream for clubs.

Victoria has seen the opportunity for years and the expansion of their night racing program across Moonee Valley and Cranbourne this year shows just how much investment they’re …

BOBs Scheme Given Tick Of Approval

BOBs Scheme Given Tick Of Approval

9 Dec, 2011

Ask just about any owner or trainer at country or provincial level and they’ll tell you that without their local bonus scheme many in the industry would be forced out.

It’s called a different name in each state and has slight differences in application but effectively the focus is the same, to reward those that …

Newcastle On Track For Boxing Day Meet

Newcastle On Track For Boxing Day Meet

30 Nov, 2011

The Boss of Racing NSW, Peter V’Landys, has assured punters that the racing surface at Newcastle can get back to a fair and safe standard.

He’s also said it’s workable that this be done before the annual Boxing Day Meeting that is one of the most profitable all year.

The track was closed back on …

Randwick Horse Quarantined During Hendra Scare

Randwick Horse Quarantined During Hendra Scare

15 Jul, 2011

A horse that was quarantined after a Hendra Virus scare at a Randwick Racecourse stable has tested negative to the deadly disease.

The horse was isolated after it began to exhibit systems of colic and a mild fever after its usual track work.

The alarm was raised after the animal continued to deteriorate, showing signs …

$15 Million Application For Warwick Farm Training Centre Goes Ahead

$15 Million Application For Warwick Farm Training Centre Goes Ahead

14 Jul, 2011

An application will be made by TAFE to receive $15 million in federal government funding in order to build a training academy for apprentice jockeys, stablehands and trackwork riders at Warwick Farm Racecourse.

Racing NSW chief executive Peter V’landys has pledged his support for the application.

“This is something we need because our industry is …

Hendra Virus Alert Spreads To Randwick Racecourse

Hendra Virus Alert Spreads To Randwick Racecourse

12 Jul, 2011

With the elevated threat of Hendra Virus that currently exists throughout Queensland and New South Wales, Sydney’s Randwick Racecourse has been put on high alert.

The alert was issued due to a large bat population that resides in Centennial Park, which is located nearby.

Racing NSW chief executive Peter V’landys said that the track is …