Jockeys in the state have been made to nominate which region of the state they wish to ride in during the latest changes brought in by Racing NSW to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Riders had to choose between three regions to ply their trade in a bid to limit travel and exposure to the virus.
The Western and Central Districts racing associations both fall into the newly-formed South region.
The other two regions are metropolitan, for all Sydney riders, and North which takes in the Hunter, New England, and North Coast areas.
South is the largest of the three zones, taking in the entire central and western areas from the Blue Mountains to Broken Hill as well as the ACT and South Coast as well and the Riverina.
There was no great surprises among the jockeys in the South zone, with regulars like Greg Ryan, Mathew Cahill, Jake Pracey-Holmes, and Anthony Cavallo all to continue riding in the region.
It does, however, mean those jockeys won't be able to ride in the Country Championships Final at Randwick on April 4.
Cahill and Ryan had qualified for the final on Kody Nestor's Sneak Preview and Fast Talking respectively via the heat in Coonamble while Ryan had also won on Healing Hands in the Central Districts heat at Mudgee.
A number of South region jockeys will be in action at Narromine on Thursday.
- SOUTH REGION JOCKEYS: Kacie Adams, Andrew Banks, Kath Bell-Pitomac, Richard Bensley, Ashleigh Borg, Robbie Brewer, Mathew Cahill, Geovani Castillo, Anthony Cavallo, Kacie Chater, Zoe Connolly, Angela Cooper, Winona Costin, Kate Cowan, Billy Cray, Ken Dunbar, Heni Ede, Brett Fleidner, Robyn Key-Freeman, Clayton Gallagher, Brandon Griffiths, Shaun Guymer, Michael Heagney, Ellen Hennessy, Nick Heywood, Yusuke Ichikawa, Chelsea Ings, Tiffany Jeffries, Akari Kajiya, Melinda Kinny, Quade Krogh, Adrian Layt, Brandon Lerena, Chad Lever, Brodie Loy, Jordan Mallyon, Amanda Masters, Blaike McDougall, Amy McLucas, Simon Miller, Bryan Murphy, Kayla Nisbet, Billy Owen, Wendy Peel, Daniel Pitomac, Scott Pollard, Jake Pracey-Holmes, Rebeka Prest, James Rogers, Josh Richards, Brock Ryan, Greg Ryan, Tyler Schiller, Danielle Scott, Patrick Scorse, Nick Souquet, Ashleigh Stanley, Aaron Sweeney, Jessica Taylor, Michael Travers, Bradley Vale, Brendan Ward, Eleanor Webster-Hawes, Travis Wolfgram, Belinda Wright.