NSW Standardbred Owners Association

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The NSW Standardbred Owners Association (NSWSOA) is the official acccredited body which represents Standardbred Racehorse Owners in New South Wales (Australia).


Aside from promoting the interests of standardbred owners, the Association aims to encourage ownership of the standardbred racehorse by endorsing the benefits of being an owner and the methods of becoming one.


The NSWSOA is represented on all five Harness Racing NSW (HRNSW) Operational Committees as well as the Harness Racing Industry Consultation Group (HRICG), playing an important role in industry consultation and in delivering the perspective of owners to the HRNSW Board on all harness racing matters.


This website provides helpful information such as membership benefits, information on becoming a member and owning a harness racehorse, news and contact details.

The NSWSOA would like to thank its' generous sponsors and encourages its' Members to support them in kind.


NSWSOA Members Race Bonus Series 2019-2020 Season

Unfortunately, due to COVID19, HRNSW has cut its' contribution (a NSW Owners Certificate for each NSWSOA Bonus Race Winner) from the NSWSOA Member's Bonus Race Series this year. But, we have been able to attract a new sponsor for the Series, in Australian Pacing Gold (APG).

With that sponsorship, APG have given the Association a $1,500 Credit Voucher to award to each Bonus Race Winner, to go towards the purchase and sustaining of a yearling at the 2021 APG yearling sales.

The NSWSOA will continue to contribute $500 cash to each Bonus Race winner.

As such, the total bonus attached to each NSWSOA Member's Bonus Race will be $2,000.

(Made up of the $1,500 APG Voucher plus $500 cash from the NSWSOA (No contribution from the Clubs this Series).
The New South Wales Standardbred Owners Association (NSWSOA) Bonus Race Series will be held between October through to November 2020.

NSWSOA Bonus Race Dates

This season, there are nine (9) NSWSOA Bonus Meetings planned (four races at each Meeting, excluding Menangle where every race on the card will be a NSWSOA Bonus Race):

Menangle - Tuesday 13 October 2020 (8 races)

​Newcastle - Friday 23 October 2020 (4 races)


​Parkes - Sunday 25 October 2020 (4 races)

Bathurst - Wednesday 28 October 2020 (4 races)

​Penrith - Thursday 5 November 2020 (4 races)

Tamworth - Thursday 12 November 2020 (4 races)

Albury -  Friday 13 November 2020 (4 races)

Young - Tuesday 17 November 2020 (4 races)

​Wagga - Friday 30 October 2020 (4 races)

You must be a current financial member of the NSWSOA at the time of the horse is nominated for any of the above races.

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