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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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15 November 2019

Betting on the 2019 Rugby World Cup smashed all records, making it the biggest one off sporting event in the history of the TAB.

Punters spent $32.9 million on…

13 November 2019

Racing Minister Winston Peters welcomes the tabling of the Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) 2019 Annual Report in Parliament today. He says the 2019 Annual Report marks the point…

13 November 2019

The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) is pleased to announce its Annual Report and Statement of Intent have been formally signed off by the Government. 

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