News
  • 22
    OCT

    Trainer Lafferty Fined


    An Inquiry was held in the offices of The national Horseracing Authority in Durban, on Wednesday 21 October 2014. Trainer P V Lafferty appeared ...
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  • 06
    OCT

    The minutes of the Annual General Meeting, held on 13 January 2014 are now available. You can download them here
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  • 08
    AUG

    Appeal-Jockey Gavin Lerena


      An appeal lodged by Jockey Gavin Lerena was held at the offices of the NHA, at Turffontein Racecourse, on Wednesday 6 August 2014. Jockey ...
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  • 25
    JUL

    Awarding of Protea Colours – 2013 Jockeys International


      The National Horseracing Authority has investigated allegations that the organisers of the Jockeys International Challenge acted fraudulently ...
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  • 25
    JUL

    Trainer Human Fined


    At an Inquiry held at the Head Office of The National Horseracing Authority on Wednesday, 23 July 2014, Trainer Mr L J Human was charged with a contravention ...
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  • 08
    JUL

    CNBC Interviews Prof Sanne about exports


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STATISTICS NOT AVAILABLE
 
 
Due to an unforseen event, the statistics cannot currently be uploaded to the website.
 
Every effort is being made to resolve the problem as urgently as possible.
 
Any inconvenience is regretted.
 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE – BREEDER REGISTRATIONS
 
Breeders are advised that to breed horses in the 2014 season they should have been registered by 15th July 2014.  Similarly, All Stallions and mares should also have been registered by that date.  Penalties will be imposed on late registrations.
 
Applications to register foals should have been received by 31 July 2014. Please note that penalties will increase the later they are received.
 

Workshop on the effect of Restricted Races on the National Statistics.

The workshop will  be held on Tuesday, 18th November 2014 commencing at 10:00.  The meeting will be held in the offices of The National Horseracing Authority in Turffontein.

The National Horseracing Authority would like to invite all interested persons to attend the Workshop.  Interested persons are asked to RSVP to shan@nhra.co.za by Friday 15th November 2014 at the latest, so that proper arrangements can be made.


 

 

Guidelines for Classification of Prohibited Substances and the Guidelines for Penalties for Prohibited Substances.

The Guidelines for Classification of Prohibited Substances document provides a list of substances with the classification of these into classes (Class 1 to 5) related to the considered severity of the finding of the particular substances in a horse on race day. The list is inclusive of the local veterinary and human substances considered most important in treatment, or of particular concern, within horseracing in South Africa. The Guidelines for Penalties for Prohibited Substances document provides a guide to the penalties to be imposed associated with the prohibited substances considered in the Classification of Prohibited Substances document.

These documents were approved by the NHA Rules Committee on 8 April 2014 and the NHA National Board on 24 April 2014.

Phenylbutazone has now been rescheduled as a Schedule 7 substance by the Department of Health. This implies that no person may acquire, use, possess, manufacture or supply phenylbutazone.  This makes phenylbutazone a substance which is forbidden in racing.  According to the NHA Classification of Prohibited Substances, a forbidden substance is a Class 1 substance.  It must be noted that phenylbutazone and its metabolite oxyphenbutazone are therefore listed as Class 1 substances and not Class 4 substances, which normal NSAID’s are.

The Classification of Prohibited Substances and the Guidelines for Penalties for Prohibited Substances can be accessed from the menu items in both the Laboratory and Veterinary sections above.