About

The Newcastle and Hunter Racing Hall of Fame recognises and honours outstanding achievements in the Thoroughbred Industry emanating from the Newcastle Region.

Categories

There are four categories within the Hall of Fame:

  • Horses
  • Trainers
  • Jockeys
  • Associates

Horses:

  • Any horse trained and competing out of Broadmeadow Racecourse which is considered a product of the Newcastle Region and which has excelled at the highest level including;
  • An exceptional influence on the Newcastle or Australian Thoroughbred Industry whilst racing
  • Made a significant contribution to the breeding industry after retiring from racing
  • Horses are not ineligible if they are still racing; excel overseas, or because of age, sex, number of race starts, or ownership

Trainers:

  • Any trainer who has been licensed by a principal club in Australia and domiciled in the Newcastle Region and;
  • Made an outstanding contribution to enhancing the Newcastle or Australian Thoroughbred Industry
  • Consistently achieved results at the highest level, or in trainers’ premierships
  • Excelled in horse husbandry; nurturing apprentices and promoting the Industry

Candidates may be either active or retired trainers

Jockeys:

  • Any jockey who has been licensed by a principal club in Australia and domiciled in the Newcastle Region and;
  • Made an outstanding contribution to enhancing the Newcastle or Australian Thoroughbred Industry
  • Consistently achieved results at the highest level, or in jockeys’ premierships
  • Excelled in race riding and promoting the Industry
    Candidates may be either active or retired jockeys

Associates:

  • Any person, other than persons eligible for the trainers’ and jockeys’ categories who have made an outstanding contribution to the Newcastle or Australian Thoroughbred Industry. This category includes;
  • Breeders, owners, administrators, media, bookmakers and anyone else who has made an outstanding contribution to the Newcastle or Australian Thoroughbred Industry

Candidates may still be active in their profession and need not reside in Australia or be Australian.

SUBMIT A NOMINATION

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the Newcastle & Hunter Racing Hall of Fame - click below to submit your nomination: