Rule 61 – Report of sickness, injury, etc.

i)  Any case of sickness, lameness or other indisposition of a Greyhound discovered after Kennelling for, or immediately after, a Race or Trial, shall be reported to the Local Stewards without delay. Any other case of indisposition of a Greyhound due to or likely to be due to run shall be reported by the Trainer to the Racing Manager(s) concerned without delay.

ii)  When a greyhound is injured when participating in a race, trial or sales trial the attending Veterinary Surgeon must make a record which the Racecourse Executive must keep at the racecourse, setting out;

a)  the nature of the injury sustained;

b)  either the microchip number or earmark of the Greyhound;

c)  details of any treatment administered to the Greyhound;

d)  the distance of the race, trial or sales trial in which the injury occurred; and

e)  the date of the injury.

iii)  No later than 48 hours after a scheduled race, trial or sales trial meeting the attending Veterinary Surgeon must record the required data on the GBGB Track Injury Database.

The information referred to in sub-paragraph (ii) must be kept for at least 10 years from the date of the injury.