Following industry consultation, at its meeting on 20 February 2014, the Board of Harness Racing New Zealand approved the changes to Rule 505 in relation to Drivers’ Betting. They key changes agreed to were:
• That drivers not be able to bet on races in which they are engaged;
• That drivers not be able to bet on-course while dressed in their driving apparel.
A copy of the Official Notice setting out the amendments is attached. These new Rules will take effect from 1 April 2014, having been formally gazetted on 13 March 2014
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