The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa (previously known as The Jockey Club of Southern Africa) was founded in 1882 and is the regulatory authority for the Sport of Horseracing in Southern Africa.
The NHA’s objectives are:
- to govern and regulate the sport with the highest level of integrity;
- to serve the industry through excellent, efficient and effective administration of amongst others, the Stud Book, registrations, licensing, race day control and services as well as world-class laboratory services;
- to promote and/or encourage the promotion of the sport of horseracing, the quality of the thoroughbred, industry training and skills development; and
- to promote and foster co-operation and goodwill with recognised authorities, governments and other relevant stakeholders.