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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Race Manual (B)


PART 3 - THE START

44. Effect of a Starter's report

44.1 This Rule applies where a horse is reported to the Stewards under Rule 41.2.
44.2 The horse may not start for a race from stalls until a satisfactory certificate has been obtained in respect of the horse.
44.3 For the purposes of Paragraph 44.2, the following are satisfactory certificates

44.3.1 a report to the Racing Calendar Office by a Starter that the horse has passed a stalls test conducted in accordance with Schedule (C)5,
44.3.2 if the horse which was trained outside Great Britain at the time that it was reported, a certificate issued by the Racing Authority of the country in which the horse is or has been trained, or
44.3.3 if the horse was trained in Great Britain at the time it was reported and is subsequently trained abroad, a certificate issued by the Racing Authority of the country in which the horse is trained.

44.4 A horse for which a satisfactory certificate has been obtained

44.4.1 may not run in a race from stalls on the day on which the certificate is obtained, but
44.4.2 when it does run in a race, unless the satisfactory certificate has been granted pursuant to Paragraph 44.3.1, the Trainer must ensure that the certificate is brought to the meeting and is available for inspection if required.

44.5 If, after a horse has been reported under Rule 41.2, it is subsequently reported to the Authority, the horse may not undergo a stalls test until the Authority has considered that report.
44.6 The Authority may at its discretion prevent any horse reported to them from undergoing a stalls test.