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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 6 - DISCIPLINARY ACTION - (A)52 to (A)75


75. Suspension of horses from running in future races

75.1 If the Authority is satisfied that any of the following grounds is established, it may suspend a horse from running.

GROUND 1

Where the Authority has imposed a Disciplinary Penalty on a Person under Rules 54 to 62 in respect of a contravention of a Rule and the horse was involved in the circumstances giving rise to the contravention.

GROUND 2

Where the horse has been the subject of fraudulent practice.

GROUND 3

Where an examination of a horse which was ordered by Stewards under Part (B)1 shows a Prohibited Substance.

GROUND 4

Where a horse has been the subject of an examination by an Approved Person authorised to enter the Trainer's premises under Part 5 and a sample from the horse tests positive for a Prohibited Substance prohibited at all times as specified in Schedule (G)1.

GROUND 5

Where the horse is the subject of an inaccurate, misleading or fraudulent declaration at the time of registration with the General Stud Book and/or the Authority.

GROUND 6

In such other circumstances as may be specified in these Rules as a ground for suspending the horse.

75.2 Where the Stewards have exercised their powers under Part (B)1 to suspend a horse from running at a particular racecourse for a particular period, the Authority will impose a general suspension on the horse to prevent the horse from running at any other racecourse for the same period.
75.3 The exceptions in Rules 62.2 and 62.3 shall apply in relation to the general suspension of a horse under Paragraph 75.2, as those provisions apply in relation to the general suspension of a Rider under Rule 61.