You will require this registration if you intend to own a harness racehorse (standardbred).
There are a variety of ways you can register you ownership. These include:
- Sole ownership: where you take full responsibility for the horse and have complete control over all decisions;
- Partnership: consists of between two and 10 people who share ownership. This means associated costs with the ownership of the horse are split amongst members and decisions must be approved by all members;
- Syndicate: where you register as a group of up to 20 members and the syndicate then owns a share in the horse; and
- Lease: allows you to race a horse without owning or purchasing the horse.
Please be aware that:
- You can apply for a transfer of ownership; and
- You must comply with the relevant rules and your registration may be subject to conditions.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this registration you must:
- Be 18 years of age and over;
- Be financially viable;
- Submit the required forms; and
- Pay the required fees.
Further eligibility will vary depending on the type of ownership you are applying for, please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Syndicate: $185; Renewal per season: You do not need to pay any fees.; Publicity Promoted Syndicate: $300.
Transfer of ownership: $70.
Racing Act 1999 (Australian Capital Territory)
Australian Harness Racing Rules (Australian Capital Territory)
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