Rules of Thoroughbred Racing - Australian Capital Territory

Description

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:

  • 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; and
  • The procedure for appealing an official decision.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Australian Capital Territory Local Rules of Racing (Thoroughbred) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Comply All Australian Rules of Racing (Thoroughbred) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 ACT

Administering agency

Thoroughbred Park

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

Thoroughbred Park

Mailing address: PO BOX 275
Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory 2911
Phone: 02 6204 0000
Fax: 02 6241 5697
Email: canberraracing@thoroughbredpark.com.au