Irish Horseracing Industry 1994

Racing Regulatory Body to determine whether race-fixtures may be held.


46.The Racing Regulatory Body or a person acting on its behalf shall, in respect of each race-fixture to be held at an authorised racecourse, determine before the fixture whether that race-fixture may be held having considered the following criteria—

(a) the safety of horses and riders both on and off the racetrack,

(b) the condition in respect of safety of fences, hurdles or other obstacles on the racetrack,

(c) the condition of the running surface of the racetrack,

(d) the efficiency of the management of the racecourse in respect of the holding of horse races at that fixture, and

(e) any other matter that might affect the safe operation of horse races at the race-fixture.