The conduct of thoroughbred racing in NSW is overseen by Racing NSW, an independent autonomous body established under the Thoroughbred Racing Act 1996. Its commercial and regulatory functions include:
The Racing NSW Board consists of seven members, appointed by the Minister, selected on merit in accordance with skills based criteria. The Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson are also appointed by the Minister.
Thoroughbred race meetings are conducted by non-proprietary race clubs at licensed racecourses around NSW. There are no steeplechase or hurdle events conducted in NSW.
Further information on thoroughbred racing in NSW can be accessed from the official website www.racingnsw.com.au