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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 3 - OWNERS - (E)27 to (E)92

41. Recognised company to act through registered agent

41.1 For the purposes of these Rules, a Recognised Company may not take any steps in respect of a horse in its ownership unless

41.1.1 the Recognised Company has appointed one or more agents to exercise the powers of owner on its behalf (the Registered Agent),
41.1.2 at least one such agent has been approved by the Authority, and
41.1.3 the name of the agent and the particulars of the horse are registered at The Racing Calendar Office.

41.2 In particular

41.2.1 any entry of a horse must be made by a Registered Agent or by a sub-agent appointed in accordance with Rule 42, and
41.2.2 a horse may not fulfil any engagement at any time when the Recognised Company has no Registered Agent.

41.3 Where an agent is appointed for the purposes of Paragraph 41, the appointment must be made using the Prescribed form and executed on behalf of the Recognised Company, by a director of the company.

41.4 The Authority may refuse to approve an agent under Paragraph 41

41.4.1 if the agent's appointment has not been made in accordance with Paragraph 41.3,
41.4.2 if the agent is a Disqualified Person, or
41.4.3 in such other circumstances as the Authority considers appropriate.

41.5 No agent will be registered under Paragraph 41 unless the Authority has received the appropriate fee specified in Schedule (A)1.
41.6 Unless registration of an agent is renewed by the Authority on receipt of payment of the appropriate fee, the registration expires at the end of each 12 month period that starts on the anniversary of the initial registration.