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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 3 - RACING PROGRAMMES - (F)20 to (F)46


30. Classified stakes races and rating related maiden races: previous experience

30.1 This Rule applies to any Classified Stakes or Rating Related Maiden Race, and the conditions specified in this Rule must be met up to and including the Saturday immediately before closing.
30.2 No horse may run in the race unless

30.2.1 the horse has run at least three times in a flat race in Great Britain, or
30.2.2 if race in question is a Classified Stakes, the requirements in Paragraph 30.3 or 30.4 are met in respect of the horse, or
30.2.3 if race in question is a Rating Related Maiden Race, the requirements in Paragraph 30.4 are met in respect of the horse.

30.3 The requirements of this Paragraph are that the horse

30.3.1 has won a flat race run in Great Britain after running in only one or two such races, and
30.3.2 otherwise satisfies the race conditions.

30.4 The requirements of this Paragraph are that the Handicapper is prepared to allot a Handicap Rating to a horse which

30.4.1 is trained in Great Britain, and
30.4.2 has run at least three times in a flat race run either in Ireland or under the rules of a Recognised Racing Authority.