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The Orders and Rules of Racing

BHA Notices Section


laparoscopic sterilisation

Trainers are advised that they must inform the Racing Calendar Office of any horse that has undergone laparoscopic sterilisation. Details of all notifications will be included on the Racing Administration Internet Site.

If this involves:
1) a horse that has undergone laparoscopic sterilisation before 1st April 2010, or
2) a mare or filly that has undergone the procedure for therapeutic reasons as confirmed by a satisfactory veterinary certificate submitted to the Racing Calendar Office, or
3) a horse that has undergone the procedure and has subsequently been gelded

the notification must be made no later than noon five days before the running of any race in which the horse has been entered to run in Great Britain