Harness Racehorse Ownership Registration (Harness Racing) - New South Wales

Service summary

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 consult the Contact Officer for 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 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.

Duration

As designated.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

TransferTransfer$70.00

Other resources

Administering agency

Harness Racing New South Wales

Act(s) name

Harness Racing Act 2009 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Harness Racing Rules (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquries Officer, Reception
Harness Racing New South Wales


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

Phone:

02 97226600

Fax:

02 95517501
admin@hrnsw.com.au

Supporting information

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