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Racing Industry Transition Agency 

The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) was appointed by Racing Minister Rt. Hon. Winston Peters on 1 July 2019 to enable the urgent changes required to drive the racing industry toward a financially sustainable future.

Through the Racing Reform Act, RITA has a legislative mandate to manage the changes needed to revitalise the racing industry and carry out the day to day functions of the TAB and Trackside.

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19 July 2019


The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) Board met in Wellington for the first time on Wednesday, 10 July.

The agenda was extensive covering progress with the…

18 July 2019

The TAB is pleased to announce it has partnered with Spark Sport to show Trackside 1 and 2 on its digital platform.

From next month coverage of all live racing, along…

01 July 2019

Efforts to revitalise the racing industry took a step forward with the reconstitution of the New Zealand Racing Board as the Racing Industry Transition Agency, (RITA) today (1…

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TAB Trackside

TAB Trackside is available on SKY Digital and broadcasts racing and race wagering focused programming.