Registration and Naming of a Horse (Harness Racing) - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You are required to register and name your horse intended for harness racing in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

Once your horse is registered, you will be issued with a registration certificate. You cannot enter your horse into a race unless it is registered.

Please be aware that:

  • Any horse registered in a country other than Australia may be endorsed to race in Australia for twelve months; 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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration the horse must:

  • Be the progeny of a registered standardbred sire and a registered standardbred mare;
  • Conform with the relevant stud book regulations and rules of racing; and
  • Be branded or have another form of approval identification.

You must submit the required form with any documentation, information and fees required by the Agency.

Further eligibility criteria will apply, please refer to the relevant rules or consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Naming Application: $90.

Other resources

Administering agency

Harness Racing NSW

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Harness Racing Rules (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries
Harness Racing NSW

Operating address:
22 Meredith St
Bankstown
New South Wales 2200
Mailing address:
PO Box 1034
Bankstown
New South Wales 1885

Phone:

02 9722 6600

Fax:

02 8580 5792

Supporting information

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