Rules of Harness Racing - Western Australia


You will need to comply with these rules to take part in any event or matter related to the harness racing industry. The rules cover topics such as:

  • registration of clubs
  • eligibility of horses
  • required racing standards
  • meetings and races
  • licences
  • general offences.

The rules may be amended from time to time.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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

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Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 2002 Western Australia

Racing and Wagering Western Australia Act 2003 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003 Western Australia

Administering agency

Racing and Wagering Western Australia

Contact details

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