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The Orders and Rules of Racing


93. Procedure for making, withdrawing or altering a declaration of rider

93.1 This Rule specifies the procedure to be followed

93.1.1 when making a declaration of Rider,
93.1.2 when withdrawing such a declaration, and
93.1.3 when altering such a declaration.

93.2 A declaration of Rider may be made, withdrawn or altered only

93.2.1 by telephone, or
93.2.2 through the Racing Administration Internet Site, or
93.2.3 in the case of the rider of a horse trained outside Great Britain and Ireland, in writing.

93.3 The following must be provided each time the declaration of Rider is made, withdrawn or altered

93.3.1 the security code allotted by the Authority under Rule 67, and
93.3.2 the appropriate fee specified in Schedule (A)1.

93.4 But no fee is payable where the declaration of Rider is made, withdrawn or altered by or on behalf of an Amateur Rider or through the Racing Administration Internet Site.

93.5 Unless Paragraph 93.6 applies, the only Persons who may make, withdraw or alter a declaration of Rider are

93.5.1 the Owner of the horse,
93.5.2 the Trainer of the horse,
93.5.3 an Authorised Agent of the Owner or Trainer,
93.5.4 the intended Rider, and
93.5.5 a rider's agent who is authorised to act for the intended Rider.

93.6 Where the horse is trained outside Great Britain, the declaration of Rider may also be made or withdrawn by a Person who

93.6.1 is an official of the Racing Authority under whose authority the Trainer of the horse is duly qualified as such, and
93.6.2 holds a valid authorisation to make the declaration.

93.7 Any declaration or withdrawal of Rider which is made in writing under Paragraph 93.2.3 must be easily legible and must provide sufficient details to identify the correct race and Rider.