The Board of Directors and Management of Perth Racing wish to advise Patrons of their obligations and acceptance of the Conditions of Entry to the venues under its management. These Conditions of Entry apply to any and all: race meetings; special events and; private and corporate functions, unless otherwise stipulated.
1. Prohibited Items
The following are considered Prohibited Items and may not be brought into the venue/s:
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Illicit Drugs
- Glass Bottles and/ or opened plastic drink Containers
- Sporting Equipment, including but not limited to: bats, balls, racquets, clubs
- Mobile structures such as tents, fold out tables and chairs, umbrellas
- Inflatable items such as balloons, beach balls etc
- Musical or Party Instruments, including but not limited to: horns, whistles, drums, air horns, party poppers or any other instrument where the generated noise or fragments may harm, alarm or cause distress to horses or another person
- Any instrument that may resemble a weapon or imitation plastic weapon of any kind including but not limited to a sword, gun, hand grenade, hammer, shields, knives armour etc.
- Any item that could pierce the skin or otherwise cause injury to another person including but not limited to sporting equipment
- Any piece of clothing or item that could be considered a projectile and utilised to cause injury to another person
- Any piece of clothing or items that incite either a political, activist or religious stance that could otherwise be considered offensive by another person
- Any explosive or flammable item, including but not limited to: flares, fireworks
- Lasers, laser pointers or any other light emitting device that may harm, alarm or cause distress to horses or another person
- Rollerblades, skateboards, scooters or bicycles are not permitted oncourse
- Animals other than Guide or Assistance dogs
1.1 Patrons are required to present their bags and other carriers for inspection upon entry by authorised representatives of Perth Racing.
1.2 Prohibited Items will either be confiscated or requested to be returned to private vehicles. There are no checking facilities available at Perth Racing venues, so items cannot be held on behalf of Patrons.
1.3 Perth Racing authorised representatives may also prohibit entry to the premises of any person found to be in possession of Prohibited Items, at the sole discretion of Perth Racing.
1.4 Patrons refusing to present their bags or other carriers for search by authorised representatives of Perth Racing, or who are found to be in possession of Prohibited Items may be refused entry to the premises and / or expelled from the premises.
2. Proof of Age Requirements
Patrons who look under the age of 25 may be asked to produce one of the following forms of identification:
- A current Australian driver's licence with a photograph;
- A current passport;
- A current Australian learner's driver permit with a photograph;
- A Western Australian Proof of Age Card;
- A Proof of Age card or equivalent issued in an Australian state or territory;
- A current Western Australian Photo Card;
- A current New South Wales Photo Card; or
- A Photo Card issued by any Australian state or Territory similar to the New South Wales/Western Australia Photo Card.
- Any patrons under 18 need to be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult at all times A responsible adult is defined as an adult who is a parent, step-parent, spouse, de facto partner or legal guardian of the juvenile.
3.1 Persons under the age of 18 years at the time of purchase of a ticket to the venue may only attend the venue under the supervision of a Parent or Guardian. Where You are the Parent or Guardian of a person under the age of 18 years, You are deemed to have accepted on behalf of that person the Conditions of Entry to the premises and any and all accompanying risks, obligations and responsibilities.
3.2 Tickets to events or the Members Enclosure at the venue may not be re-sold, or be used for advertising, promotional or other commercial purposes (including competitions) without the prior written consent of Perth Racing. If a ticket is found to have been sold or used in contravention of this condition the bearer of the ticket may be denied entry to the venue.
3.3 Tickets marked ‘General Admission’ allow the bearer general course entry. These tickets do not allow access to designated Member, Corporate or Private Function areas.
3.4 Perth Racing makes no representation or guarantee that there is space available in any particular viewing area within the venue, or that there will be space in any viewing area to allow you to view any particular event.
4. Event Cancellation, Postponement and Ticket Refund
4.1 No refund or exchange on any ticket except as required by law and as otherwise specified by the seller (see 4.2 to 4.6). If a refund is made, Perth Racing may, to the extent permitted by law, retain any fee it has been charged. No refunds, credits or replacement tickets will be provided on any complimentary tickets or in situations where the Australian Consumer Law does not apply.
4.2 Lost or Stolen Tickets
Perth Racing holds no responsibility for lost or stolen tickets. Replacement tickets may be issued at Perth Racing’s discretion. Perth Racing will only consider requests for replacement tickets that are in writing and that specify the exact ticketing details, proof of purchase and valid credit card details for payment (at least one week prior to the Event). Perth Racing reserves the right to charge a reasonable administration fee for the replacement of tickets. Perth Racing reserves the right not to replace tickets where seating is not allocated (general admission tickets).
4.3 If an Event is cancelled or rescheduled prior to commencement of the Event, ticketholders, including pre-purchased General Admission ticket holders, corporate functions and restaurant patrons, may:
(a) Request an exchange for an equivalent Event by returning the tickets to Perth Racing; or
(b) Return the tickets to Perth Racing to obtain a refund of the price paid for the tickets (excluding booking charges)
Depending upon the available time, ticketholders may be required to collect exchange tickets at the racecourse or Perth Racing Head Office.
4.4 If an Event is abandoned due to unforeseen circumstances during the Event, before the running of race 3:
(a) General Admission Patrons: To be given a complimentary General Admission ticket on exiting the Racecourse to be used for their next visit. Perth Racing, in its discretion, may continue to provide all associated racing services on all other Australian centres and elect to keep selected Food & Beverage outlets open for General Admission patrons.
(b) Corporate Functions and Restaurant Patrons: The booking will continue as scheduled and all associated racing services will be provided on all other Australian centres.
4.5 The schedule for an Event (whether published or otherwise) and its proposed format are only provisional and subject to change due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons determined by Perth Racing. Perth Racing reserves the right to cancel, postpone or relocate events, change which participants are in an event or the format or any other element of an event or which events take place on a particular day or the schedule of events of that day, or arrange a substitute event.
4.6 Perth Racing is not liable to you for any losses, costs or damage you suffer or incur as a result of any cancellation, postponement or relocation of an Event, any changes as to which participant is in an Event, or in the format of, or any other element of an Event, or as to which Events take place on a particular day, or the schedule of Events for that day, or arrange a substitute Event.
Where concessions are applicable, suitable and valid, identification must be provided for collection of tickets at the Venue.
4.8 Collection and delivery of tickets
Tickets will be issued when full payment is received by Perth racing. You must allow adequate time for collection or delivery of tickets.
4.9 In respect of all tickets you receive, you must comply, and ensure that each subsequent holder of the ticket is fully aware of and complies with these Conditions and all relevant laws and regulations.
4.10 If you are entitled to a refund, you must return the relevant admission ticket to the Ticket Seller in order to obtain your refund. No refunds will be granted in relation to an admission ticket unless and until it has been returned to the Ticket Seller and is received within 30 days after the day of the event for which you are seeking such refund. All refunds will be processed under the relevant Ticket Seller refund policy.
4.11 In the instance that Perth Racing is the direct Ticket Seller, you should contact Head Office and direct your query to the Commercial and Marketing Department.
5. Behaviour and Code of Conduct
5.1 Patrons deemed to be impaired by the consumption of alcohol or a substance other than alcohol will, be refused entry to, or ejected from the Venue by authorised representatives in accordance with the Liquor Control Act.
5.2 Patrons agree not to engage in any conduct, acting towards or speaking to any employee, official, event participant or other patron in a manner which offends, insults, humiliates, intimidates, threatens, disparages or vilifies that other person in any way, including, but not limited to, on the basis of that other person’s race, religion, colour, appearance, gender, sexuality, descent or national or ethnic origin.
5.3 Patrons may not sell any goods or services or give away political, religious, advertising or promotional materials without prior written approval by Perth Racing Management.
5.4 Patrons agree not to misuse, deface, damage, dismantle or remove any asset, infrastructure or equipment at the venue
5.5 Patrons will not conduct surveys or opinion polls, solicit money, donations or subscriptions from patrons at the venue without the prior written consent of Perth Racing.
5.6 Patrons are responsible for their own hydration and sun protection while at the venue.
5.7 Patrons agree not to litter, and will dispose of rubbish in designated receptacles.
5.8 Patrons are advised that CCTV cameras are in operation throughout the venue.
6. Photographic and Audio Visual Recordings
6.1 Patrons agrees not to bring into the venues any photographic, video or audio recording equipment for any purpose other than private, non-commercial purposes, which may include, without limitation, video and/or audio recorders, camera tripods, monopods or lenses with a total focal strength of greater than 200mm and commercial digital video equipment.
6.2 Patrons agree not to (i) make any recording or take any photograph for anything other than private non-commercial purposes or (ii) make any recording or take any photograph of any person without the authorisation of that person or (iii) sell, license or otherwise publish, disseminate or reproduce (or permit such), whether in whole or in part, any recordings taken or made inside the venues (including without limitation, photographs, video recordings, data recordings or sound recordings) without the prior written consent of Perth Racing.
6.3 Patrons agree not to broadcast or narrowcast by any means whatsoever (including, without limitation, by way of mobile phone, modem or other wireless device) any images, sounds, data, results or commentary of or concerning any of the events or other activities at the venue without the prior written consent of Perth Racing.
6.4 Patrons agree that they consent to (i) the recording of their likeness and/or voice by any means (including but not limited to audio and visual recordings by television cameras and photographers) and (ii) the commercial use, throughout the world, of their images by any means by Perth Racing and its commercial partners without compensation.
7. Venue Access
7.1 Patrons acknowledge that they enter the venues at their own risk.
7.2 Patrons acknowledge that the venues are licensed premises and the rules and guidelines established under the Liquor Control Act 1988 (WA) apply at all times.
7.3 Patrons acknowledge that unless they hold a ticket allowing entry to a reserved area (such as Members areas, corporate marquees or corporate function rooms) or occupation of a reserved seat, you must not enter or remain in a reserved area or occupy a reserved seat. If you hold a ticket for a particular reserved area or reserved seat, you must only enter the area designated on your ticket.
7.4 If you bring children to the venue, You are responsible for the care, conduct and supervision of those children at all times, and will be held responsible for any acts or omissions committed by Children in your care.
7.5 Patrons must not, at any time, without the express authorisation of Perth Racing, or while being escorted by an authorised representative of Perth Racing, enter the racetrack itself, or stalls, Mounting Yard, Winners Circle, or any area where the movement of horses occurs, or any area of the venue where persons including ticket holders are prohibited to enter as indicated by: fencing; cordons; locked doors; signage or otherwise.
7.6 Patrons agree to comply with the laws governing Western Australia in relation to gambling under the Gaming and Betting (Contracts and Securities) Act 1985 while attending the venue.
7.7 It is illegal for any person under the age of 18 years to purchase alcohol or gamble. Minors are prohibited from consuming alcohol at the course under any circumstance, even under the supervision of a Parent or Guardian. Minors found to be gambling or consuming alcohol may be escorted from the premises at the sole discretion of Perth Racing.
7.8 Perth Racing enforces and upholds Responsible Service of Alcohol standards at all Events. For specific information, please refer to RSA documentation and signage.
7.9 Patrons should be aware that 24hr continuous video surveillance is in operation and that all such recordings/photographs may be supplied to law enforcement agencies as evidence if necessary.
8. Perth Racing Competitions
8.1 Any competition that involves wagering and a game of skill such as but not limited to Pick 6 and Win, patrons must be over 18 years.
8.2 For the Pick 6 and Win competition, if there is more than one person who has correctly picked all 6 winners, the total prize pool will be divided amongst the winners, with a 3:1 weighing in favour of Perth Racing Member return. Perth Racing has the right to the final decision.