Rules

Current Rule Books

Local Rules of Racing (Harness Racing)

Australian Harness Racing Rules with RQ notice and annexures (as at 02.11.2020)

Local Rules of Racing (All codes) - Bookmaker Betting

Australian Trotting Stud Book Regulations

Mini-Trotter Rules

Historical versions of the local Rule

Local Rules of Racing (Harness Racing) (as at 26.06.17)

Proposed Rules

Rule

Description

Consultation Closes

Feedback To:

 

AHRRules Book

 

   Amend Rules

1 December 2020

Simon Stout (stout@racingqueensland.com.au)

Amend Rule 

   Amend rules

 

 

1 December 2020

Simon Stout (stout@racingqueensland.com.au)

 

Adopted/Amended rules

Rule

Description

Implementation Date

Amend rule 156(1)(a)

Rule amended

1 September 2018

Amend rule 156(2)  

Rule amended 

1 September 2018

Amend rule 156(4)  

Rule amended 

1 September 2018

Repeal rule 156(4)(a)  

Rule repealed  

1 September 2018

Repeal rule 156(4)(b)  

Rule repealed  

1 September 2018

Repeal rule 156(4)(c)  

Rule repealed 

1 September 2018

Repeal rule 156(4)(e)  

Rule repealed 

1 September 2018

Repeal rule 156(4)(h)  

Rule repealed  

1 September 2018

Repeal rule 156(8)

Rule repealed 

1 September 2018

Repeal rule 156(9)  

Rule repealed 

1 September 2018

Renumber existing rule 156(4)(g) to 156(4)(b)  

Renumbered existing rule 156(4)(g) to 156(4)(b) 

1 September 2018

Renumber existing rule 156(4)(d) to 156(4)(c)  

Renumbered existing rule 156(4)(d) to 156(4)(c)

1 September 2018

Renumber existing rule 156(4)(f) to 156(4)(a)

Renumbered existing rule  156(4)(f) to 156(4)(a)

1 September 2018

Renumber existing rule 156(10) to 156(8)

Renumbered existing rule 156(10) to 156(8) 

1 September 2018

Rule: 170(1)

Rule amended: A driver shall, throughout the course of a race, drive with both feet in the rests of the sulky, unless he is activating approved gear.

1 November 2016

Rule: 188A(2)(k)

Rule amended: Cobalt at a concentration at or below 100 micrograms per litre in urine or 25 micrograms per litre in plasma.

1 November 2016

New Local Rule: 13A(5)

New local rule inserted: The driver of a horse in a race at a meeting must not dress in colours or clothing that displays branding, logos or third party names without the prior written approval of the Racing Queensland Board

10 February, 2017

Rule: 25(1)-(2), 49(4), 91(1), 101(3)-(4), 101B, 128(1)-(4), 135(1), 153(2)-(3), 159A(8), 194 and 240

Rules Amended

10 February 2017

Rule: 45(5)-(6) and 141(4)

New Rules Inserted

10 February 2017

Rule: 128(4) to 141(4), 153(4) to 153(3) and 273(7) to 45(5)

Rules Renumbered

10 February 2017

Rule: 153(3), 25A(1)-(3) and 270

Rule Deleted

10 February 2017

Rule: Local Rule 9

Rule Deleted.

1 July 2017

Reg 4(b)

Rule Amended

23 October 2017

Reg 1 - definition of 'Microchip'

Amend Definition

23 October 2017

HRA.94(1)

Rule Amended

23 October 2017

HRA definition of 'Controlling Body'

Amend Definition

23 October 2017

HRA definition of 'Microchip'

New Definition

23 October 2017

Rule: 90A(2.8), 103B, 149(4), 152(2), 162(1)(l), 162(1)(www), 163(1)(c), 163(5), 170(1), 188A(2)(k), 190B(1)(b)(ii), 194, 196B(2)(b) and 220

Rules Amended

3 May 2018

Rule: 152(3), 156(4)(h) and 297(9)

Insert new rules

3 May 2018

Rule: 152(3) to 152(4), 152(4) to 152(5), 152(5) to 152(6), 297(9) to 297(10)

Rules renumbered

3 May 2018

Rules 44(1), (2), (3), (4) and (5)

Rules repealed

10 July 2018

Definition of "Graduation Race" in rule 2.12 of the Australian Handicapping Rules

Definition amended

1 August 2018

Definition of "Stakemoney" in rule 2.22 of the Australian Handicapping Rules

 

Definition amended

1 August 2018

196C

New Rule

1 March 2019

254A(1)

Repeal

1 March 2019

254A(2)

Repeal

1 March 2019

254A(3)

Repeal

1 March 2019

Dictionary – Therapeutic Substance definition

Amend

1 March 2019

41(1)

Amend

1 March 2019

90A(1.9)(a)

Amend

1 March 2019

90A(3.4)(a)

Amend

1 March 2019

91(4)

Amend

1 March 2019

96A(4)(b)

Amend

1 March 2019

100(2)

Amend

1 March 2019

101C*

Amend

1 March 2019

199A(2)

Amend

1 March 2019

141(1)

Amend

1 March 2019

163(2)

Amend

1 March 2019

172(1)

Repeal

1 March 2019

172(2)

Repeal

1 March 2019

176(6)

New Sub-Rule

1 March 2019

188A(1)(a)

Amend

1 March 2019

188B

New Rule 

1 March 2019

190A(2)(c)

Amend

1 March 2019

194

Amend

1 March 2019

196C(3)

Amend

1 March 2019

196C(4)

Amend

1 March 2019

196C(5)

Amend

1 March 2019

202

Amend

1 March 2019

203 

Amend

1 March 2019

204

Amend

1 March 2019

218A

New Rule

1 March 2019

218B

New Rule

1 March 2019

230

Amend 

1 March 2019

235B

New Rule 

1 March 2019

259(1)(a)

Amend

1 March 2019

259(1)(K)

New Sub-Rule

1 March 2019

267(2)

Amend

1 March 2019

273(2)

Amend 

1 March 2019

93(2)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

188A(1)(B)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

190A(2)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

190A(2)(s) to 

190A(2)(t)

Renumber

16 December 2019

190A(t)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

Bisphosphonates

New Heading

16 December 2019

190AB(1), (2), (3),(4),(5), (6)

New Rule

16 December 2019

Blood Doping

New Heading

16 December 2019

254(1),(2),(3),  (4)

New Rule 

16 December 2019

Dictionary-                         Driver

Definition

16 December 2019

Dictionary - Artificial Breeding, Australian Trotting Stud Book, Breeder, Foal Died, Foreign horse, Keeper of the Stud Book, Live Foal, Registrar, Sample

  Add

16 December 2019

6(1)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

14(2)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

26(1),(4),(5)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

Eligibility for registration and naming

Amedning Heading

16 December 2019

93(1),(3)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

93(5), (6), (7), (8), (9)

New Rules

16 December 2019

94(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)

Amend Rules

16 December 2019

95(7) to 95(8)

Renumber

16 December 2019

95(4), (5), (6), (7)

Amend Rules

16 December 2019

Naming and registration – Foreign horses

New Heading

16 December 2019

95A

New rule

16 December 2019

95AB

New Rule

16 December 2019

96A(3) to 96A(3)(a)

Renumber

16 December 2019

96A(3)(b)

New Rule

16 December 2019

96A(4)(a)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

141(1) to 141(1)(a)

Renumber

16 December 2019

141(1)(b)

New Rule

16 December 2019

155A

New Rule 

16 December 2019

163(1)(b) to 163(1)(b)(i)

Renumber

16 December 2019

170(3)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

170(3) to 170(4)

Renumber

16 December 2019

Offences – relating to mobile phone use

New Heading 

16 December 2019

172(1), (2), (3)

New Rule 

16 December 2019

173(4)

Amend Rule 

16 December 2019

preamble to 190AA(4)

Amend Rule 

16 December 2019

190AB(6) to 190AB(8)

Renumber

16 December 2019

190AB(6), (7)

New Rules

16 December 2019

194

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

194A

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

201(2)

Amend

16 December 2019

201(3), (4)

New Rules

16 December 2019

preamble to 251

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

preamble to 251A

Amend Rule 

16 December 2019

252E

New Rule

16 December 2019

273(3)

Amend Rule

16 December 2019

Section 18

Amending Heading

16 December 2019

Australian Trotting Stud Book

New Heading

16 December 2019

280A

New Rule 

16 December 2019

114(2)

Amend Rule

20 December 2019

115(3)

Amend Rule 

 

20 December 2019

96A(4)

Amend Preamble

3 Febuary 2020

96A(8)

Amend Preamble

3 Febuary 2020

Rule 188B

Amend Screening Limits for Therapeutic Substances

10 June 2020

Dictionary – Amend definition “Racing Year”

Amend definiton of "Racing Year"

2 July 2020

Repeal rules 35A(1),(2)

Repeal Rules

2 July 2020

Amend Rules 92(1),(2)

Amend Rules

2 July 2020

Amend Rule 156(2)(a),(b)

Amend Rule

15 July 2020

Add new Rule156(4)(d)

Add new Rule

15 July 2020

Amend Rule 156(A)

Amend Rule

15 July 2020

Dictionary – add definition “Breeding Season”

Add definition

22 September 2020

Amend Rule 275(6),(7)

Amend Rules

22 September 2020

Renumber Rules 275(6), (7) to 275(8), (9)

Renumber Existing rules

22 September 2020

New Rule 285A(1)(a), (b)

Add New Rules

22 September 2020

New Rule 285A(2)

Add new rule 

22 September 2020

Amend Rule 35A(3)

Amend Rule

2 November 2020

     

 

* Please note that HRA 101C(2)(c) has not been adopted in Queensland.