PART 4 - PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES - (C)50 to (C)63
56. Sampling at racecourse
56.1 This Rule applies where, in the course of examination by order of the Stewards under Part (B)1, Samples are to be taken from any horse which has been declared to run under Rule (F)89 or is otherwise at a racecourse.
56.2 The sampling must in all cases be carried out at the sampling unit at the racecourse.
56.3 The Analysis will be undertaken at such times and in such manner as the Authority may from time to time instruct.
56.4 The Stewards may
- 56.4.1 direct that the sampling is to include the taking and storage of Samples for subsequent Analysis, and
56.4.2 require that the horse be kept in the official racecourse stables for more extensive examination for any period ending up to 24 hours after the time of the race which the horse ran or was entered to run.
56.5 For the purposes of sampling under this Rule, the Trainer of the horse must ensure that
- 56.5.1 the horse's passport, or
56.5.2 if it does not have one, an equivalent document certifying the horse's identity,
is available for inspection at the time of the examination.
56.6 Where a horse is ordered to be detained in official racecourse stables under Paragraph 56.4.2, the Trainer may, by application to the Authority to be made through the Clerk of the Course of the meeting, claim for any additional expense incurred.