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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 8 - MISCELLANEOUS - (B)80 to (B)86

81. Destruction of horses

81. Where a horse is, in the opinion of a racecourse Veterinary Surgeon, so severely injured that it ought to be humanely destroyed in order to prevent undue suffering

81.1 the racecourse Veterinary Surgeon will seek to inform the Owner or Trainer of the horse and obtain a second opinion before proceeding with the humane destruction, but
81.2 if it is not practicable to do so, he may proceed with humane destruction without reference to the owner or Trainer.