New South Wales Mini Trotting Association
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The NSW Mini Trotting Championships are conducted every year at Easter time. With over 100 races conducted over the WEEKEND, no one misses out on the excitement.
The 36th NSW Mini Trots Championships will be held during on the Easter break of 2021. Further details will be sent out.
CHAMPIONSHIPS are held on the weekend of Easter break (Saturday & Sunday). Participants are welcomed from different Mini Trots clubs affiliated with New South Wales Mini Trotting Association, and from other State Mini Trotting Clubs.
For the list of winners, please check this link:
NSW STATE MINI TROTTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
NEW SOUTH WALES MINI TROTTING ASSOCIATION
> 2021 TAMWORTH
> 2020 TAMWORTH
> 2019 TAMWORTH
> 2018 TAMWORTH
> 2017 TAMWORTH
> 2016 GUNNING
> 2015 GUNNING
> 2014 GUNDAGAI
> 2013 GUNNING
> 2012 NOWRA
> 2009 LEETON
NSW Mini Trots Championships
NSW Mini Trots Championships - Handbook
NSW Mini Trots Championships - Fields
NSW Mini Trots CHAMPIONSHIP - FAQ
When and Where is the 2021 NSW Mini Trotting Championships going to be held?
2021 NSW Mini Trotting Championships will be held on April 3-4, 2021 at Tamworth Paceway.
How can i book stables for my ponies, and camping for my family?
- Stabling and Camping Forms are available via the NSW Mini Trots Championships page: www.nswminitrots.org.au/championships
Would there be food available during the 2-day event (saturday & sunday)
The canteen at Tamworth Paceway will be opened and operational.
What happens on Day 1 of The Championships? (Saturday)
Premeasuring – An independent measurer to measure all ponies. Measuring to be carried out Thursday/ Friday at the championships venue
Horses receiving a penalty of 10 metres for winning Group One events to carry that penalty should they move into another height division other than the one they received the initial penalty
Three (3) rounds of heats to be run in all (3) divisions
All horses competing with the association will be required to be micro chipped for identification purpose. Implantation must be recorded with the association on appropriate forms Failure to comply may result in horse being declared ineligible to compete within the association. Horses will permitted for 12 months (except championship events) before this rule will be enforced.
Three rounds of heats of 12 or less runners (one extra starter may be allowed when numbers make this necessary) for each of the three sizes
12 finalists in each of the three sections.
If ponies finish on equal points the following methods will be used
N.S.W. executives plus chief Steward will have the discretion to add one or more ponies to the final field in exceptional circumstances eg. Where a horse wins 2 heats and is eliminated from the final through fault of officials or the driver being dislodged from the sulky through no fault of his/her own. (Not through broken gear.)
Point score: Winner of heats to receive 3 more points than second placed runner, second place to receive two more points than third place runner, remaining runners then receive one less point than the horse that was placed in front of them. All winners of heats to receive the same number of points regardless number of runners. (The last place in smaller fields will get more than one point)
If a horse withdraws from an event they will be unable to compete in future races on that day unless reasonable request is submitted to the stewards. This is to ensure all horses compete on equal terms
Should a driver nominate more than one pony in the same height division each pony to be placed in separate heats before the official draw is conducted
Horses and Junior Members wishing to compete at the ASSOCIATION MTA Championship must have completed in at least three (3) events conducted under race conditions on different days in the current season. Further, all children and ponies must be fully financial and fully qualified to compete at the MTA Championships or any other event at the time of nomination closure.
All children and ponies to be fully qualified to compete at NSW Championships at time of nomination closure
Notwithstanding any rule herein before the Association/Club committee may rule and act in a way they believe is in the best interests of Mini Trotting and all persons involved in Mini Trotting.
What happens on Day 2 of The Championships (Sunday)?
When would the fields be going out?
As soon as the NSW MTA Executive Committee releases the fields, it will be posted via the facebook page and here in the website.