Racing Safety Development Fund open for applications
Racing Safety Development Fund open for
The next round of applications for the
Racing Safety Development Fund opens today, Minister for
Racing Nathan Guy has announced.
“The fund supports
important projects around the country that improve
racecourse health and safety standards,” Mr Guy
“This has included improvements for safety running
rails, irrigation and drainage, horse containment fences,
and grandstand repairs.”
A total of $1 million is
available from the fund in the 2014/2015 financial year, and
all racing clubs and racing code bodies can apply.
Zealand has about 150 active racing clubs and 70
“Racecourse health and safety is very
important for the industry. This includes the health and
safety of the racing animals, riders, spectators, officials,
and others involved in racing.”
Applications must be
submitted by 30 September 2014.
Further information is
available from: Racing Safety Development Fund -
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