Rules of Thoroughbred Racing - Australian Capital Territory


You may be required to comply with these rules if you intend to participate in the thoroughbred racing industry. There are two sets of rules that you may need to comply with, the ACT Local Rules of Racing and the Australian Rules of Racing. The rules include requirements for the following:

  • owners, trainers, riders, apprentices, bookmakers and all associated staff
  • the conduct of racing
  • race field standards
  • the drawing of barriers
  • telephone betting
  • sports betting
  • choosing racing colours
  • the procedure for appealing an official decision.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Thoroughbred Park

Contact details

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