PART 2 - HORSES - (E)2 to (E)26
24. Requirements for racing in Great Britain
24.1 No horse which is trained in a country other than Great Britain or Ireland may race under these Rules unless
- 24.1.1 The Racing Calendar Office has received a racing clearance notification in respect of the race from a Recognised Racing Authority by the time the horse is declared to run under Rule (F)89, or
24.1.2 the horse's passport has been endorsed by or on behalf of the Recognised Racing Authority of the country where the horse is trained.
24.2 For the purposes of Paragraph 24.1.1, a racing clearance notification is a notification
- 24.2.1 stating that the Trainer is duly qualified in the country of that Recognised Racing Authority,
24.2.2 stating that all requirements of the rules of the Recognised Racing Authority that apply to the owner of the horse are met, and
24.2.3 indicating whether the horse is free from any restriction that prevents it from racing.
24.3 A racing clearance notification or endorsement of a horse's passport must be valid and must be dated not more than 90 days before the race.
24.4 Failure to comply with any of the requirements of this Rule may result in Disciplinary Action being taken against the Trainer of the horse unless the Trainer satisfies the Authority or the Stewards that the failure was due to circumstances which they consider acceptable.