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The Orders and Rules of Racing

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


78. Steps for correcting certain errors

78.1 Where a horse is accidentally entered for a race for which it is not qualified, the entry may be deleted on payment to the Authority of £90 at any time up to

78.1.1 in relation to any race which closes 6 days or less before running, 11 a.m. on the day following that on which entries closed, and
78.1.2 in relation to any other race, the time determined in accordance with Part 6 for confirming entries.

78.2 Where any information that was given as to the Owner of the horse is incorrect or is not otherwise in accordance with the requirements of this Part, the entry may be corrected if

78.2.1 the error was accidental and the Authority has no reason to believe that there has been any fraud,
78.2.2 the correction is made to The Racing Calendar Office by the time determined in accordance with Part 6 for making declarations to run,
78.2.3 the Clerk of the Scales is notified of the correction before the Rider weighs out for the race, and
78.2.4 a payment is made to the Authority of not less than £90.

For the purposes of Paragraph 78.2.2, a correction is regarded as having been made where the declaration to run under Part 6 is made by the Owner of the horse or his Authorised Agent.

78.3 A failure to comply with any provision of these Rules which relates to the making of entries may be corrected if

78.3.1 the failure occurs in the circumstances described in Paragraph 78.4.1 and the condition specified in Paragraph 78.4.2 of that Paragraph is met, or
78.3.2 the failure occurs in the circumstances described in Paragraph 78.5.1 and the condition specified in Paragraph 78.5.2 of that Paragraph is met,

and the Authority has no reason to believe that there has been any fraud and a payment is made to the Authority of not less than £90.

78.4 For the purposes of Paragraph 78.3.1

78.4.1 the relevant circumstances are that, contrary to Rule (E)68 (conditions for initial registration of Partnership), the documents required for the registration of a Partnership have not been received at The Racing Calendar Office before the entry is made, and
78.4.2 the condition to be satisfied in order to correct the failure is that, before the Rider weighs out for the race, those documents are received at The Racing Calendar Office.

78.5 For the purposes of Paragraph 78.3.2

78.5.1 the relevant circumstances are that, contrary to Rule 70.7, the details as to the performances of a horse have not been provided in respect of a horse which has entered training in Great Britain after coming from abroad, and
78.5.2 the condition to be satisfied in order to correct the failure is that, by the time determined in accordance with Part 6 for making declarations to run, the correction is made to The Racing Calendar Office and the details provided.

78.6 Where a horse runs in the circumstances specified in this Rule without an appropriate correction having been made, the Authority may take Disciplinary Action against any Person who is responsible for having run the horse.