Race Field Information Use Approval - New South Wales


You will need this approval if you intend to publish, communicate or otherwise use information about a race field in New South Wales. Race field information includes any information that identifies or is capable of identifying a horse or greyhound participating in or withdrawn from a race to take place in New South Wales.

Generally this approval is required by wagering operators, such as bookmakers, totalizator operators or betting exchange operators.

Please be aware that your approval will be subject to conditions set by the relevant controlling body. Approvals are granted by the controlling body for each type of racing (horse, harness and greyhounds).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval your application must:

  • be in writing
  • be in a form approved by the relevant racing control body
  • contain the required information
  • be submitted at least 30 days before the relevant racing event takes place.

Be aware that eligibility criteria will differ for wagering operators and other approved people. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Act(s) name

Betting and Racing Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Betting and Racing Regulation 2012 New South Wales

Lodgement process


An application is to be made at least 30 days before the race to which the approval relates (or if the approval is to relate to a class of races, the first race belonging to that class) is to take place.

Administering agency

Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade

Office of Racing

Contact details

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