All persons taking part in the Hyderabad Monsoon Races 2012 shall be
bound by the Rules of Racing of the H.R.C., and Notifications issued
from time to time in the H.R.C., Racing Calendar and such regulations
as may be laid down by the Stewards of the Meeting from time to time.
Horses must be registered under the H.R.C., rules of racing or the
rules of any recognized Turf Authority in India if not already
qualify for entry in the Handicap races, horses must be rated two
days prior to the closing of entries by the Handicapper, Hyderabad
Race Club. For such horses which leave station to race at other
centres, fresh ratings should be obtained from the Handicapper,
Hyderabad Race Club on their return to Hyderabad atleast a day prior
to the scheduled closing of entries.
horses (other than winners) should have raced atleast twice prior to
their eligibility to enter/run in a Handicap race on or before 2nd
of horses in respect of Category races shall only be considered from
the two preceding racing seasons and the current racing season.
horse may be entered in more than one race on the same day,
excepting the Sweepstakes Races. However, no horse will be permitted
to run in more than one race on the same day.
attention is drawn to Rule - 81 and 139 of the H.R.C. Rules of
Racing, which read as follows:-
`` The list of entries shall be closed at the time appointed and no
entry shall be admitted on any ground after that time except in the
event of a horse being transferred from one class to another or
qualifies subsequently ''.
of horses who were ineligible when entries closed but subsequently
qualify will be accepted upto 5 (five) days prior to the scheduled
running of the race, provided however that in all cases the horse had
not been eligible for entry at the time specified for closing.
no hour is fixed for closing, the list shall not be closed till
Unless otherwise provided and subject to the definition of a
Maiden, Conditions requiring that a horse must be qualified in some
particular way shall mean that it is so qualified both at the time of
entry and at the time of the race.
Entries must be accompanied by a remittance for full amount of such
entries. If the entries are not signed by the Owner, they must be
accompanied by a written authority from the Owner to the enterer
(special attention is drawn to Rule 83) unless such authority has
already been filed in the office of the H.R.C., otherwise they will
In case of entry made by telegram/fax, Confirmation in writing and
remittance must be sent as soon as possible. No horse will be
permitted to run unless the entry money has been paid.
Entries should be made on forms which will be supplied by the
Secretary on application and correct details of all particulars
required on the forms should be filled in.
All entrance money goes to the Fund, unless otherwise specified in
the conditions of the race and subject to Rule 185 of the H.R.C.
Rules of Racing and clause 6 of the concessions.
If, in any race, there are less than eight horses entered in bonafide
separate interests, the race may be declared void under Rule 186.
In the event of the number of acceptors in any race excepting a
Sweepstakes, a Category I or a Terms race (except for maiden 3 year
olds) exceeding 16, such race/s will be divided provided however that
there shall not be more than one division. However, in such race/s
where the number of acceptors exceed 32 (in case of 1000 metres race
20), the Stewards reserve the right to reject after acceptance, the
excess number of horses by ballot so as to limit the field to 16 (in
case of 1000 metres race 10) in each race. Further, should a 1000
metres race be not divided, the excess number of horses will be
balloted out so as to limit th e field to 10.
shall not be more than nine races on any Race Day. In the eventuality
of divisions, the Stewards reserve the right to divide races in the
following order of preference-
Category II Maiden Terms Races.
Category II Handicap Races.
Category III Handicap Races (upto 50 & upto 25).
when such races are not divided due to the above stipulation, the
excess number of acceptors shall be rejected by ballot so as to limit
the field to 16 ( in case of 1000 metres race 10).
the event of the number of acceptors in a Category I or a Terms race
(except for Maidens) exceeding 16 ( in case of 1000 metres race 10 ),
the Stewards reserve the right to reject after acceptance, the excess
number of horses by ballot so as to limit the field to 16 ( in case
of 1000 metres race 10 ).
case of rejection by ballot excepting Sweepstakes races, Trainers who
have more than one acceptor in a race, may give their priority of
rejection in writing on prescribed pink form and the same should be
lodged in the scratching box prior to the scheduled time of forfeits
for the day
Note: Unless otherwise specified
in a race/s (other than Sweepstakes), should the number of acceptors
be less than 4 in Category I and less than 5 in Category II/III, such
race/s shall be declared void.
Consequent to a race/s being
declared void, the acceptors of such race/s shall be eligible as
subsequent qualifiers subject to the time for such entries has not
Horse/s rejected/balloted out after acceptance shall be eligible as
subsequent qualifier/s, provided the time fixed for such entries for
the race meeting has not lapsed.
A horse/s rejected/balloted out from a race shall not be
rejected/included in the ballot on the next occasion (other than a
sweepstakes race), when the horse/s is an acceptor provided the
horse/s has not run after being excluded.
In the event of a race/s being divided, a list of acceptors shall be
first adopted, the order of which shall be the same as published in
the handicaps. The acceptors shall then be allotted in that order
alternatively to each division. Provided that if a division contains
more than one horse in the nomination of the same person, or in the
care of the same trainer, the persons authorised to make the division
may exchange the second of such horses as far as possible with a
horse of the same weight, or failing such of the nearest weight in
another division not so nominated or trained. If there be two or
more of the last mentioned horses the exchange shall be determined by
Subject to the conditions of a sweepstakes race, no sweepstakes race
shall be divided. Should the number of acceptors exceed 18, the
Stewards reserve the right to reject after acceptance time horses
based on the aggregate value of Stakes earned by the horse during the
current and preceding two seasons. Horses having higher aggregate
value shall be given priority to remain in the race whilst horses
with lower aggregate value will be rejected. If two or more horses
are of equal lower aggregate value of stakes earned, the horse/s
shall be rejected by ballot.
In all cases where a horse is rejected/balloted out all entry fees
and forfeits payable in respect of that horse shall be refundable.
In case of a Sweepstakes race only the final forfeit due from such
horse/s shall be refundable.
In the event of a walk-over ( other than a Sweepstakes race) only
half the amount of stakes payable to the winner will be given in
addition to the Cup/Trophy, if any (Under Rule 187). Stakes for the
fifth and sixth places will be paid in all races except for the
Sweepstakes race, subject to the condition that number of actual
starters in a race/s are eight and nine or more respectively.
Should circumstances arise which in the opinion of the Stewards,
make it desirable ; the date and time at which forfeits are
advertised to fall due are liable to alterations after closing of
HORSES ACCEPTING I.E., LEFT IN AFTER THE TIME FIXED FOR FINAL
FORFEITS MUST BE DECLARED TO START UNLESS PRIOR PERMISSION FOR
THEIR WITHDRAWAL HAS BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE STEWARDS. WITHDRAWAL OF A
HORSE AT THE FORFEIT STAGE IN ANY RACE WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IN
WRITING FROM A TURF AUTHORITY BY A DULY AUTHORISED PERSON AND WILL
NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEGRAM.
The Stewards reserve the right to refuse to accept the tender of any
entry/or to cancel an accepted entry at any time without assigning
The Stewards reserve the right to amend or alter the conditions of
any race at any time before the entry closes and to indicate any race
or races to be ridden by Indian Jockeys and Apprentices at the time
of publication of acceptances.
The Stewards reserve the right of paying stakes money after seven
working days after the race is run.
In all Handicap races, the winner of a race after publication of
weights shall incur a statutory penalty of 10 handicap rating points
corresponding to 5 Kgs. Should this addition result in the rating of
such horse exceeding the upper rating limit of the race, thus
contravening the conditions of eligibility will make the horse
ineligible to run in that race.
Penalties are not cumulative unless so declared by the conditions of
the race. Allowances are cumulative unless otherwise specified.
In all Handicaps the lowest weight allotted shall not be less than
49Kgs and the lowest top weight to be allotted shall be 60Kgs.
Further, unless otherwise specified after the final forfeits should
the top weighted horse be less than 60Kgs., it shall be raised to
60Kgs., and the weights of remaining horses will be raised
No horse shall carry more than 3.5Kgs. overweight in any race
except with the permission of the Stewards. Such permission must be
obtained before the Starting Declaration Box for such race is opened.
Except in handicaps, sweepstakes- terms with penalties, terms races
without penalties and maiden 3 year old races, correct weight of any
horse entered must be notified in writing to the Secretary, Hyderabad
Race Club at the time of entry closing for that race. In case of
sweepstakes- terms race with penalties correct weight of any horse
entered must be declared at the time of final forfeits in writing to
the Secretary, Hyderabad Race Club. Any owner or person responsible
and failing to comply with this condition will be fined Rs.500 in
Unless otherwise specified, Starting Declarations for all races must
be in the Declaration Boxes set apart for each race by 10-00 a.m. on
the day previous to the races. The Declaration must be in writing
and must state the name of the race, the name of the horse, weight to
be carried and the name of the Jockey. Such Declaration must be
accompanied by the amount due for extra money for horses not struck
out, or the Jockey's fee for a losing mount, if not already paid and
for any fees due.
SHALL ALSO STATE IF THE HORSE IS RUNNING SHOD OR UNSHOD. IF THE
FORMER IT SHALL STATE THE DESCRIPTION OF THE SHOES, PLATES OR TIPS
USED. Omissions or errors in the Starting Declarations will render
the Owner or person making it subject to a fine at the discretion of
the Stewards, vide Rule 141 (a).
Jockeys and Apprentices who have NOT attained the age of 25 years
shall be entitled to claim allowances in all handicap flat races on
the following scale viz.,
he has not ridden ten winners .... 5 kgs.
he has ridden ten winners,
has not ridden twenty winners .... 3.5 kgs
he has ridden twenty winners,
has not ridden thirty winners .... 2.5 kgs
he has ridden thirty winners,
has not ridden forty winners .... 1.5 kgs
riding forty winners or attaining the age of 25 years whichever is
earlier, they are not entitled to claim any allowances. Provided,
however, that an apprentice jockey/Indian jockey may claim the same
allowance during the race day which he/she was entitled at the
beginning of the race day. The change in allowance as per the scale
will take effect from the subsequent race day.
No Apprentice shall be permitted to ride in any race for 3 year olds
until he/she shall have ridden in atleast ten races. No Apprentice
shall be permitted to ride in any race for 2 year olds until he/she
shall have ridden ten winners.
No rider shall ride in any race unless he/she is wearing a Skull Cap
and a Body Protector of a pattern approved by the Stewards unless
exempted on Medical grounds.
Colours must be declared with entries unless already registered with
the Hyderabad Race Club. Unregistered colours must be declared in
Race Club office at or prior to the time fixed for final forfeits and
must be of the pattern as described in the regulations governing the
registration of colours as published in the Racing Calendar. Such or
other approved colours must be registered with the Hyderabad Race
Club when notification to do so has been issued, vide Rule 119. If
there be more than one horse of any one owner left in, in a race, a
different coloured cap must be declared for each horse. Every person
running a horse in colours other than those registered or declared as
above, will be fined in accordance with Rule 118 in respect of each
horse so run.
the event of a person being unable to run a horse in colours as
declared in the Race Card, the Jockey will wear " ALL
A set of these colours may be obtained from the Clerk of the Scales.
Owners of horses based permanently at Hyderabad, during the
Hyderabad Monsoon Races 2012 will receive a laminated photo I D card
for the season. Other Owners will receive a Day Pass only for the
day on which their horses are engaged.
Before a horse is allowed to start in a race for the first time
under H.R.C., Rules of Racing, such horse must be produced before the
Official Veterinary Surgeon for Identification.
Trainers and Jockeys will be paid 10% and 7.5% respectively by the
Owners on stakes (excluding the value of Cups/Trophies) for the
first, second and third placed horses only and in case of
Graded/Million Races upto fourth placed horse. These amounts will be
debited to the Owners Racing Accounts and credited to their
respective Trainers and Jockeys by the Club.
Stable Employees Benevolent Fund
2% of all stakes earned by the
Owners will be credited to the Stable Employees Benevolent Fund
Society. This amount will be debited to the owners racing accounts.
1% of the stakes from the shares of stakes earned by the Trainers
will be debited to their accounts and credited to the Stable
Employees Benevolent Fund Society.
15. 0.5% of all stakes earned by
the Owners will be debited to their accounts and credited to the A.
P. Race Horse Owners Association Account. However, should there be
any objection to this deduction by an owner the same should be
intimated in writing to the Hyderabad Race Club.
16. An additional 3% of all
stakes earned by Owners of horses not based permanently at Hyderabad
will be debited to their account and credited to the Contingency Fund
of the Hyderabad Race Club.
All telegrams must be confirmed by letter and all communications
addressed to the Secretary, Hyderabad Race Club and not to the
Secretary by name.
: 040 – 2454 9491 / 2454 9159
: 040 – 2454 8493/ 2454 0170
: "RACES" - Hyderabad
Address : Hyderabad Race Club,
India. – 500 036.
on to : www.hydraces.com