*** NEW RULE as of 1st SEPTEMBER 2021 ***


New Rule

R11. It shall be the decision of the stewards at the track and/or a BHRC representative to stipulate if mud guards and mud sheets must be used at a race meeting due to inclement conditions. It is the responsibility of the trainer to ensure these are present and fitted correctly and safely in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines and fit for purpose. The mud guards shall be of a type approved by the BHRC. This shall be mandatory from 1st September 2021.