Frequently asked questions

What is a Racehorse Syndicate?

You purchase a share or several shares in a racehorse and race the horse together with a fun group of people. 

Why Buy Shares in a Racehorse Syndicate?

Syndication is a unique model designed to make it affordable to own a racehorse that suits your budget. You invest in how many shares you can afford. Each share has an ongoing cost from $1 a day.

What is Involved in Owning a Share??

You can have as little or as much involvement as you like. No matter how little or large your share is, at ARO we treat you as the single owner of a racehorse. We aim to make your racehorse ownership as fun and enjoyable as can be whereby you forge lifetime friendships with other shareholders.

How do I get Involved in a Syndicate?

Simply go to our share opportunities. Choose the horse you wish to take a share in. Read the disclosure statement. Purchase as few or as many shares as you want. We do the rest. You sit back and enjoy the journey of racehorse ownership. 

What is Included in a Share?

Visits to the stables are included and can be arranged at a time that suits you and fits in with the stable routine. As well as receiving regular updates on your horse's progress, you receive invites to watch the horse at the trials. Race day privileges like access to the member's area, an owner's pass, and visits to the "Winners Circle" all happen on race day.

Are my Shares Insured?

Yes, your horse is insured against death. We look after the insurance on your behalf and is included in the $1 day admisntration cost.

How do I Buy Shares in an ARO Syndicate?

Simply contact us by emailing info@arosyndications or phone us at 027 881 0644. We can run you through the options that best suit your level of interest.

What are the Risks of Owning Racehorse shares?

There is always risk associated with thoroughbred racing. We work with highly skilled professionals to minimize these risks from selection to training. 

What are the Ongoing Costs?

This is what makes ARO different. Our monthly costs start at one dollar a day ($1) per share. This fee includes all the costs associated with breaking in, preparation, training, racing and the administration and management costs. This is what makes ARO racehorse ownership affordable.

Can I Visit the Horse I Have a Share In?

You sure can. You can view the horse before during and after purchasing a share. Simply contact us to arrange an appointment time.

What is the Pearl Series?

The NZB Insurance Pearl Series is a bonus scheme for Southern Hemisphere bred fillies and mares, offering bonuses of almost $2.6 million and prizemoney of nearly $2.8 million. The scheme includes 200 individual races for fillies and mares over three seasons' racing, with bonuses for each race of up to $20,000. The Series has been designed to benefit owners, trainers and breeders of fillies and mares running in New Zealand and are available in all regions of the country. All bonuses are cumulative, ie a horse can win multiple bonuses throughout her racing career.

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