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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Trainer Manual (C)


PART 6 - SUPPLEMENTARY

74. Definitions

74.1 Definitions of

74.1.1 terms used in only one Rule are set out in that Rule,
74.1.2 terms used in only Part 4 of the Manual are set out at the beginning of that Part, and
74.1.3 terms used in more than one Part of the Manual are set out in Rules 70 to 73 and in the following provisions of this Rule.

74.2 In this Manual, unless the context otherwise requires

Authorised Agent means

74.2.1 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
74.2.2 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 (A)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);
Betting Organisation means

74.2.3 any bookmaker,
74.2.4 the Tote,
74.2.5 any company offering spread betting on horseracing or person-to-person betting exchanges on horseracing, and
74.2.6 the employees of any such organisation;

Clear Day means, in determining the number of days:

74.2.6A The day on which the period begins; and
74.2.6B 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:

74.2.6C The day on which the period begins; and
74.2.6D If the end of the period is defined by reference to an event, the day on which that event occurs; and
74.2.6E Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holiday, or day on which the Authority's office is not open for non-automated commercial business

are excluded.

Disciplinary Action means any action taken by the Authority under Part (A)6 or by the Stewards under Part (B)1;
Disqualified Person means a person who is for the time being a disqualified person pursuant to
74.2.7 these Rules,
74.2.8 any Rules of Racing previously in force,
74.2.9 the Authority's Regulations for Point-to-Point Steeple Chases, or
74.2.10 the Authority's Regulations for Arabian Horse Racing;

Equine Welfare and Integrity Officer means a integrity officer for a race meeting who acts on behalf of the Authority;
Forfeit List means the list of arrears maintained by the Authority under Rule (A)87;
Hunters' Steeple Chase means a weight-for-age steeple chase which is confined to amateur riders and to horses certified by a Master of Hounds to have been hunted;
National Hunt Flat Race means a 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 will be eligible to start in a national hunt flat race);
Person includes a body corporate;
Prescribed means prescribed by the Authority;
Racecourse Managing Executive means the person who holds a racecourse licence granted by the Authority under Part (F)2;
Racecourse Property means any property owned, used or controlled by the racecourse managing executive;
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 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 (A)93;
Register of Stable Employee Names means the register of the names of employees of a trainer, which is maintained by the Authority under Part (A)3 (licences, permits and registration);
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 69);
Stable Security Officer means a security officer for a race meeting who acts on behalf of the Authority;
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.
74.3 Words importing the masculine gender include the feminine.
74.4 The singular includes the plural (and vice versa).