Stewards are entrusted with wide-ranging powers in order
for them to properly control and regulate their respective racing
codes. They ensure that the Rules of Racing are adhered to,
and to investigate, determine and where necessary, penalise any breaches
of the Rules.
Stewards are responsible for the conduct of race meetings
throughout the State, and the conduct of all persons
registered in varying capacities in the various racing codes.
They are also responsible for drug testing both human and animal racing participants. The provision of drug testing procedures are seen as paramount in maintaining a fair and equitable racing industry.
The Racing Integrity and Stewards Manager leads the Stewards Branch. There are three Chairmen (one for each code), eight Stipendiary Stewards and three Cadet Stewards.
Stewards reports are available for each of the racing codes. See: