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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Trainer Manual (C)


PART 2 - TRAINER'S LICENCES AND PERMITS FROM THE AUTHORITY

17.C Notification of wind surgery

17C.1 On each occasion that a horse has had Wind Surgery the Trainer must notify the Racing Calendar Office of the type of Wind Surgery undertaken. No notification is necessary if the horse has never previously raced.
17C.2 Notification must be made before the horse is declared to run under Rule (F)89 (Declaration to Run) and the responsibility for making such notification rests with the Trainer making the declaration.
17C.3 The Authority may decide not to take Disciplinary Action in respect of a contravention of this Rule if the Licensed Trainer or Permitted Trainer satisfies the Authority that he took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to ascertain whether or not the horse had had Wind Surgery.
17C.4 In this Rule Wind Surgery is defined as

17C.4.1 Tie back (prosthetic laryngoplasty)
17C.4.2 Hobday (venticulectomy/cordectomy
17C.4.3 Epiglottic entrapment surgery
17C.4.4 Tie forward (dorsal displacement soft palate surgery)
17C.4.5 Soft palate cautery