Integrity Matters

Fri Mar 6 2020

Integrity Matters Q&A with Daniel Caruana

Get to know Investigative Steward Daniel Caruana.

Vets corner: Preventing, treating and recovering from Thumps
Wed Feb 26 2020

Vets corner: Preventing, treating and recovering from Thumps

Thumps is sometimes seen in standardbred horses post-race and post-exercise.

Thumps is the colloquial name for synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (SDF). The flank muscles are seen to contract (flutter) in a regular manner, because the muscles are contracting at the same time as the heart.

Fri Feb 14 2020

Elevated TCO2 levels policy - notice to trainers

Below is an initiative from HRV Stewards regarding the presentation or retention of horses on course where the analysis of a previous blood sample taken from that horse or that trainer's horse(s) has revealed an elevated TCO2 level.

Integrity Matters Q&A with Deputy Chairman of Stewards Nick Murray
Thu Feb 13 2020

Integrity Matters Q&A with Deputy Chairman of Stewards Nick Murray

Get to know Deputy Chairman of Stewards Nick Murray.

Mon Jan 20 2020

Providing information or lodging a complaint to HRV's Integrity Department

It is imperative for the integrity of harness racing to have multiple avenues for participants, punters and concerned members of the community to report integrity issues and concerns at any time, while having confidence that the information they provide will be taken seriously, is treated confidentially and acted on accordingly.

Thu Jan 9 2020

From Chairman of Stewards Brett Day

The Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Stewards draw the attention of all industry stakeholders to amendments to the Australian Harness Racing Rules (AHRR) which took effect from 1 January 2020. 

Tue Jan 7 2020

From General Manager of Integrity Brent Fisher

Integrity Matters gained great attention in informing and engaging through the Harness Racer and, post the magazine's publishing, I am looking forward to continuing that conversation through Victoria's home of harness racing, thetrots.com.au.