Harness Racing Industry - Breeders and Owners - Victoria


You are required to be registered if you intend to own a horse for the purposes of participating in harness racing in Victoria. You can register as a sole owner, a group (more than one person, but less than ten), or a syndicate (more than ten people).

You will also be required to comply with various registration requirements and obtain relevant certificates if you intend to breed horses for the harness racing industry in Victoria. For example, you will require approval if you are a stud master and you intend to conduct the artificial insemination of stud animals. Other forms may be required in conjunction with this registration.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for these registrations and certificates you must:

  • submit completed application forms and associated documents
  • pay the required fees.

Other forms may be required to be submitted in conjunction with this registration. Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees will vary according to registration type. Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 Victoria

Application process


Please lodge your application form, supporting documentation and fees directly with the Agency.

Approval time

Approximately four weeks, approval time may vary

Administering agency

Harness Racing Victoria

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Registration Officer

Harness Racing Victoria

Operating address: 400 Epsom Road
Flemington, Victoria 3031
Mailing address: PO BOX 184
Moonee Ponds, Victoria 3039
Phone: 03 8378 0200
Fax: 03 9214 0699
Email: info@hrv.org.au
Website: Harness Racing Victoria (Opens in new window)