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The Orders and Rules of Racing

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


32. Nursery handicaps: previous experience

32.1 This Rule applies to any flat race Nursery Handicap, and the conditions specified in this Rule must be met up to and including

32.1.1 if the race closes more than six days before running, the Saturday immediately before the publication of the weights in The Racing Calendar, and
32.1.2 otherwise, the Saturday immediately before closing.

32.2 No horse trained in Great Britain may run in a Nursery Handicap unless the horse is two-years old, the Handicapper is prepared to allot a rating and

32.2.1 it has run at least three times in a flat race in Great Britain and/or Ireland, or
32.2.2 it has won twice in a flat race in Great Britain and/or Ireland with at least one of the wins being in Great Britain.

32.3 No horse trained outside Great Britain may run in a Nursery Handicap unless the horse is two-years old, the Handicapper is prepared to allot a rating and

32.3.1 it has run at least three times in a flat race in Great Britain, or
32.3.2 it has won twice, in a flat race in Great Britain.