Approval to Hold a Non-thoroughbred Horse Race - Western Australia


You need approval to be able to hold a horse race for a stake, prize or betting purpose.

This approval does not cover the holding of a thoroughbred horse or a harness race and approval may be issued with conditions attached.

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 you must:

  • not be a registered racing club
  • not be eligible to apply to become a registered racing club
  • ensure there is no Approved Racing Organisation eligible to hold the race.


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Act(s) name

Racing Restriction Act 2003 Western Australia

Application process


You must provide with your application:

  • a copy of the rules under which you propose to hold races
  • details of the kinds of races to be held
  • details of the racecourse, or racecourses where races are to be held
  • any other information requested by Racing and Wagering Western Australia for the purposes of a proper consideration of the application.

Administering agency

Racing and Wagering Western Australia

Contact details

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