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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 5 - RACE ENTRIES - (F)66 to (F)82


66. Powers of the Authority

66.1 For the purposes of this Rule

Approved Laboratory means the laboratory approved by the Authority at any time for the testing of Samples.

66.2 The Authority may, if it considers it appropriate to do so

66.2.1 accept, or refuse to accept, any entry for a race in such circumstances as the Authority may determine, and
66.2.2 when accepting an entry, impose such restrictions or conditions as it may determine.
66.2.3 request other Recognised Racing Authorities to take samples from horses trained in their country which are entered to run in races in Great Britain to be analysed by the Approved Laboratory.

66.3 The following provisions of this Part are subject to Paragraph 66.2 and, in particular, where such provisions specify a deadline for taking a particular step, the Authority may specify such other deadline as it considers appropriate in relation to a specified race or races of a specified description.
66.4 No entry shall be accepted where the Nominator or the Owner of the horse has failed to comply with the requirements of Rule 112 (power of the Authority to require earlier payment).
66.5 Nothing in this Part restricts the Authority's general powers under Part (A)2 (general functions of the Authority) and, in particular, its power under Rule (A)12 (supplementary powers) to waive the application of any Rule in such circumstances as it may consider appropriate.