Registration of Gear and Colours (Harness Racing) - New South Wales


All gear used and colours worn by drivers in connection with harness racing in NSW must be approved or registered.

All horses racing at a race meeting must be dressed in registered colours. If for some reason the colours described in the race book are unavailable, club colours approved by the Agency shall be worn.

If you intend to change any gear used in a race you must apply to do so.

Please be aware that you must comply with the specified rules and your approval may be subject to conditions.

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 registration you must submit the application form and provide such documentation, information and fees as the Agency may determine.


Colours will be registered for two years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $70.00

Initial colour registration. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All -

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted with registration of gear.

Renew Renewal All $40.00

Renewal of colour registration. Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Harness Racing Act 2009 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Australian Harness Racing Rules New South Wales

Additional information

You must have completed and lodged your application no later than 48 hours before the nomination of your horse for a race.

Administering agency

Harness Racing New South Wales

Contact details

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