You will require this approval if you are not a registered racing club or Approved Racing Organisation (ARO) but you intend to hold a horse race for a stake, prize or betting purposes.
This approval does not cover the holding of a thoroughbred horse race or a harness race. This approval may be issued with conditions attached. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval you must:
- Not be a registered racing club;
- Not be eligible to apply to become a registered racing club; and
- Ensure there is no Approved Racing Organisation eligible to hold the race.
You must provide with your application:
- A copy of the rules under which you propose to hold races;
- Details of the kinds of races to be held;
- Details of the racecourse, or racecourses where races are to be held; and
- Any other information requested by Racing and Wagering Western Australia for the purposes of a proper consideration of the application.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Approval to Hold a Non-Thoroughbred Horse Race - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Racing and Wagering Western Australia
Racing Restriction Act 2003 (Western Australia)
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