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The Orders and Rules of Racing

General Manual (A)


PART 10 - SUPPLEMENTARY

113. Other definitions

113.1 Definitions of

113.1.1 terms used in only one Rule are set out in that Rule, and
113.1.2 terms used in more than one Part are set out in Rules 110 to 112 and in the following provisions of this Rule.

113.2 In this Manual, unless the context otherwise requires

Appeal Board means a board convened under Part 7 to hear appeals from decisions made by the Authority;
Appeal Board Chairman means a member of the Chairman's Panel of the Appeal Board selected to chair an Appeal Board under Paragraph 4 of Schedule 7;
Appeal Board Pool means the pool of Persons appointed by the Judicial Panel Chairman in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the Appeal Board who are eligible to sit on an Appeal Board;
Arrears means all sums due to be paid in accordance with these Rules (including any unpaid stake) together with any costs assessed by the Court;
Assistant Valet means a Person who holds a permit to act as an assistant to a master valet which was granted by the Authority under Part (D)7;
Authorised Agent

113.2.1 in the case of a recognised company, means the registered agent of the company under Rule (E)41 (recognised company to act through registered agent), and
113.2.2 otherwise, means any person authorised by the Authority to act as agent as agent or sub-agent for another person in exercise of the Authority's powers under Rule 94;

the Authority means the British Horseracing Authority;
the Authority's Office means the office for the time being appointed by the Authority as the office of the British Horseracing Authority (the present address is 75 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LS);
Chairman's Panel means the panel of Persons appointed by the Judicial Panel Chairman in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the Appeal Board who are eligible to chair an Appeal Board;
Clear Day means, in determining the number of days:

113.2.2A The day on which the period begins; and
113.2.2B If the end of the period is defined by reference to an event, the day on which that event occurs

are excluded.

Clear Working Day means, in determining the number of days:

113.2.2C The day on which the period begins; and
113.2.2D If the end of the period is defined by reference to an event, the day on which that event occurs; and
113.2.2E Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holiday, or day on which the Authority's office is not open for non-automated commercial business

are excluded.

Deputy Judicial Panel Chairman means the Person appointed by the Judicial Panel Chairman as his deputy in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the Appeal Board;
Disciplinary Action means any action taken by the Authority under Part 6 or by the Stewards under Part (B)1;
Disciplinary and Licensing Panel Pool means the pool of Persons appointed by the Judicial Panel Chairman in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the Disciplinary Panel and the Terms of Reference for the Licensing Committee who are eligible to sit on a Disciplinary Panel and/or a Licensing Committee;
Disciplinary Panel means a disciplinary panel convened for the purpose of carrying out an enquiry under Part 5;
Disciplinary Panel Chairman means a member of the Disciplinary and Licensing Panel pool selected to chair a Disciplinary Panel under Paragraph 3.1 of Schedule 6;
Disciplinary Penalty means any penalty imposed by the Authority under Rules 54 to 62 on a person for being in contravention of a Rule;
Disqualified Person means a person who is for the time being a Disqualified Person pursuant to

113.2.3 these Rules,
113.2.4 any Rules of Racing previously in force,
113.2.5 the Authority's Regulations for Point-to-Point Steeple Chases, or
113.2.6 the Authority's Regulations for Arabian Horse Racing;

the Forfeit List means the list maintained by the Authority under Rule 87;
General Instructions means instructions relating to one or more racecourses which are issued to racecourse managing executives by the Authority;
Judicial Panel Chairman means the independent head of the Authority's judicial system who oversees and is responsible for the Disciplinary Panel, Licensing Committee and Appeal Board;
Judicial Panel Secretary means the Person appointed to provide administrative support to the Judicial Panel Chairman, the Disciplinary and Licensing Panel Pool and the Appeal Board Pool;
Master Valet means a Person who holds a licence to act as a master valet which is granted by the Authority under Part (D)7.
National Hunt Flat Race means a flat race for horses which at starting have not run under any recognised Rules of Racing except in national hunt flat races held under these Rules or in Irish national hunt flat races or in French AQPS races (and, by virtue of race conditions, no horse aged more than 7 years old will be eligible to start in a national hunt flat race.);
Person includes a body corporate;
Prescribed means prescribed by the Authority;
Prohibited Substance

113.2.7 means a substance which

113.2.7.1 originates externally to the horse, whether or not it is endogenous to it, and
113.2.7.2 is listed in any of the categories specified in Paragraph 1, 2, 3 or 4 of Schedule 3, and

113.2.8 includes the metabolites of the substance and the isomers of the substance and the metabolites;

Racecourse Managing Executive means the person who holds a racecourse licence granted by the Authority under Part (F)2;
Racing Administration Internet Site means the internet based administration service provided by the Authority, which can be accessed at www.racingadmin.co.uk;
The Racing Calendar means the work published under that name, including on the Racing Administration Internet Site, and includes any references on that site to the 'Racing Bulletin' which is authorised by the Authority;
The Racing Calendar Office means the office for the time being appointed by the Authority as The Racing Calendar Office (the present Racing Calendar Office is at Weatherbys, Sanders Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4BX);
Recognised Company means a company (other than a stud company) which is for the time being registered in the register of owners under Rules (E)39 to (E)46;
Recognised Racing Authority means a racing authority of a country which is for the time being recognised by the Authority under Rule 93;
Registered Agent, in relation to a recognised company, means an agent for the company who is for the time being registered under Rule (E)41;
these Rules means all the Rules of racing, including provisions which are contained in any other Manual (see Rule 3);
Trainer, in Parts 4 to 7

113.2.9 means any person who holds a licence or permit to train which is granted by the Authority or whose authorisation by a Recognised Racing Authority corresponds to such a licence or permit; and
113.2.10 includes any person who is treated as a trainer in accordance with Rule (C)1.1.3 (horse trained solely for hunters' steeple chases, the Grand Military Gold Cup or the Royal Artillery Gold Cup);

VAT means value added tax for the time being in force;
Veterinary Officer means a registered veterinary surgeon engaged by the Authority;
Veterinary Surgeon means any qualified veterinary practitioner appropriately registered to practice.

113.3 Any reference to a sample from a horse testing positive for any substance is to be construed in accordance with Rule (C)52.

113.4 Words importing the masculine gender include the feminine.
113.5 The singular includes the plural (and vice versa).