Stablehand Licence (Harness Racing) - New South Wales

Service summary

All Stablehands that assist trainers of harness racing horses must be registered. A registered stablehand is permitted to do the following activities:

  • Carry out track work on registered tracks;
  • Drive at any meeting to prepare a horse to race at that meeting (other than during the horse's immediate pre-race preliminary);
  • Assist with the training, management, care and control of horses; and
  • Assist with the pre-race and post-race procedures affecting the horse.

Please be aware that that you must comply with the specified rules and your licence 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 licence you must:

  • Be at least 14 years of age;
  • Provide a passport sized photo and medical report;
  • Submit the application form; and
  • Pay the relevant application fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months

Expiry

Expires on 31 August each year.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$80.00
Application$30.00Volunteer stablehand under eighteen years of age.
RenewRenewal$60.00Full application fee will be payable where licence not held in previous year.

Other resources

Approval time

7 days

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

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