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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Race Administration Manual (F)


PART 4 - SELLING RACES AND CLAIMING RACES

65. Consequences of the appeal process

65.1 This Rule applies in any case where the winner of a Selling Race is sold or bought in, or a horse is claimed, in a Selling Race or Claiming Race and

65.1.1 an objection which is made to the Authority under Rule (B)74 (objections made to the Authority) is upheld, or
65.1.2 an appeal made under Part (A)7 (appeals) is successful and the decision appealed against was made by the Stewards either

65.1.2.1 on a ground set out in Rule (B)73 (objections dealt with by Stewards), or
65.1.2.2 on an enquiry under Part (B)1 (Stewards).

65.2 Subject to Paragraphs 65.3, 65.4 and 65.5

65.2.1 the sale of the winner of a Selling Race, the disposal of any surplus and any claim under Chapter 2 shall not be affected,
65.2.2 the horse to whom a Selling Race has been awarded instead of the original winner shall not be offered for sale, and
65.2.3 the original winner shall not be liable to be claimed.

65.3 The Authority may, by order, annul the sale, buying-in or claim of any horse where an objection that is upheld was lodged on either of the following grounds

65.3.1 fraud or substitution, or
65.3.2 the winner of a Selling Race or any horse claimed in a Selling or Claiming Race has run at any Unrecognised Meeting.

65.4 The Authority may by order annul the sale, buying-in or claim of any horse where

65.4.1 the horse has been the subject of an examination by order of the Stewards under Part (B)1 (Stewards) or by an approved Person entering the Trainer's premises under Part (A)5 (enquiries and investigations), and
65.4.2 a sample taken from the horse has tested positive for a prohibited substance, within the meaning of Part (C)4 (prohibited substances).

65.5 The Authority may, by order, annul the sale or claim of any horse where

65.5.1 the sex of the horse was wrongly recorded on the Racing Administration Internet site and
65.5.2 the Authority are satisfied that at the time of the transaction the new owner would not have been aware of the error.