Dear NHA Members

1. The National Board is calling this Special General meeting pursuant to the receipt of the Members requisition as co-ordinated by SANTA. The National Board will simultaneously request the meeting to consider an alternative resolution proposed by the National Board.

2. The meeting will, inter alia, consider the two resolutions proposed by the Members:-

2.1 Resolution 1, proposed by Members as co-ordinated by SANTA, which will change the appointment process and composition of the National Board to one that predominantly consists of representatives of industry stakeholders.

2.2 Resolution 2, proposed by the Members as co-ordinated by SANTA, which will remove various references to the Racing Control Executive in the Constitution.

3. The meeting will also consider an alternative resolution proposed by the National Board of the NHA with the support of the Board and the appointed SGM Working Committee of SANTA, namely Resolution 3, which is intended to change the composition of the Nominations Committee.

In terms of Clauses 13 and 26 of the Constitution of The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa (“the NHA”), any amendment to the Constitution shall be by way of a special resolution, passed at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose.

The National Board has resolved to call, and notice is accordingly hereby given of, a Special General Meeting to be held as follows:

Date              : Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Time              : 11h00
Venue            : In person at the Head Office of the NHA,
                        Turf Club Street, Turffontein

or send your Proxy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

To consider and vote on the proposed amendments to the Constitution as set out in the documents titled: "Special Resolutions 1 & 2 (click here) and Special Resolutions 3 (click here). 

For proxy forms click here


Vee Moodley
Chief Executive                                                                                                                                                                                        2 November 2021


Further to the Notice to Members on 10 August 2021, at a meeting held on Friday, 29 October 2021 the National Board resolved that the Special General Meeting will be held on:  

Date     :   Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Time    :   11h00

Venue  :   In person at the Head Office of the NHA,

                 Turf Club Street, Turffontein  

An official Notice, together with documents and Proxy forms will be sent out in terms of Clause 12.3.1 of the Constitution.


  1. A general notice dated 18 June 2021 communicated to members that on 10 June 2021 the National Board of the NHA (“Board”) received a written requisition signed by not less than 100 members to call a Special General Meeting (“SGM”) in terms of clause 13 of the Constitution. According to the requisition, the object of the SGM is to consider, and if deemed fit, approve the amendment of the Constitution in order to reconstitute the Board and to remove all references to the office of the Racing Control Executive. 





Dear Member

1. Further to the earlier communications from the Chairlady on 7 and 24 July respectively, this memorandum is being sent to all NHA members from the NHA National Board.

2. As with the previous series of communique from the Chairlady, this is aligned in providing the NHA member with sufficient background and particularity in order to allow for an informed decision when casting your determinable vote at the Special General Meeting (“SGM”) of 1 September 2021.

Kindly click here for the pdf version of the letter circulated on 03 August 2021.