1. TICKETING

Tickets are sold subject to the following terms and conditions:

  • No refund or exchange on any ticket, except at the discretion of the Warren Jockey Club Committee.
  • The WJC reserves the right to cancel, reschedule and/or vary advertised race meetings and races at any time.
  • Tickets must not be resold or offered for resale at a premium. Breach of this condition may cause the ticket to be cancelled.
  1. ENTRY

  • By purchasing tickets to attend a race meeting at an WJC racecourse you are deemed to have accepted the following terms and conditions of entry. Please note that additional restrictions apply to entry into the mounting yard, and entry to that area will not be granted unless patrons agree to those restrictions at the time of entry.
  • Visitors enter the racecourse at their own risk. The WJC accepts no responsibility for injury to any person (including injury resulting in death), or damage to or loss of property of any visitor occurring on or about the racecourse.
  • The WJC reserves the right to refuse entry to, or remove from, the racecourse any person who, in the opinion of any WJC representative, is:
    • behaving, or is in a group of persons behaving, in a manner which is causing or is likely to cause disruption, nuisance or offence to other patrons, harm to persons or horses, or damage to property;
    • dressed inappropriately; or
    • fails to comply with any of these conditions of entry to the racecourse.
  • Persons who are or appear to be intoxicated or under the influence of drugs upon arrival at the racecourse will be refused entry.
  • The following are not permitted to be brought onto the racecourse (Bag searches may be undertaken to ensure compliance with this condition):
    • alcohol or illegal substances;
    • knives, firearms or other items that could potentially be used as a weapon; or
    • flares, fireworks, plastic horns, musical instruments, whistles, and other items which may have the potential to cause alarm and/or harm to animals or other patrons;
    • any other item deemed by any WJC representative to have the potential to disrupt the orderly conduct of the race meeting and/or cause a breach of the WJC’s duty of care to all persons entering the racecourse
  • Patrons may not bring animals onto the racecourse (other than a companion animal in the company of a sight-or hearing-impaired person).
  • Patrons are not permitted to trespass onto the racetrack at any time and will be prosecuted if they do so
  • Patrons may be requested to provide proof of identity and/or age at any time.

      3. LIQUOR ACT 2007

  • This venue has the right to refuse entry to any person, or to withdraw any person’s permission to remain on the premises at any time.
  • Under the Liquor Act 2007 alcohol must not be removed from the racecourse.
  • It is an offence to sell or supply to or obtain liquor on behalf of persons under the age of 18.
  • For the purpose of the definition of responsible adult, a person who is of or above the age of 18 years and who, in relation to a minor, belongs to one or more of the following classes of persons is, in relation to the minor, a responsible adult for the purposes of the Liquor Act 2007:
    • a parent, step-parent or guardian of the minor,
    • the minor’s spouse or any person who, although not legally married to the minor, ordinarily lives with the minor as the minor’s spouse on a permanent and domestic basis,
    • a person who is, for the time being, in loco parentis to the minor.
  • Definition – in loco parentis The term “in loco parentis” describes a relationship similar to that of a parent to a child; specifically it refers to an individual who assumes parental status and responsibilities for another individual, usually a young person, without formally adopting that person. For example, legal guardians stand in loco parentis with respect to their wards.
  1. MINORS

  • Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted entry to the racecourse unless accompanied by a responsible adult, and must remain within the immediate vicinity of the adult at all times. The adult is responsible for the care, conduct and supervision of the young person, and for any acts or omissions of that young person.
  1. CAR PARKS AND PERSONAL POSSESSIONS

  • Entry into and the parking and leaving of vehicles in the car parks at the racecourse are at the risk of the driver/rider and passengers.
  • Whilst at the racecourse patrons are responsible for their own property. Patrons must not leave bags or possessions unattended at any time and should ensure all valuables are removed from vehicles.
  1. GAMBLING AND WAGERING

  • It is an offence to transmit from this racecourse the betting odds being offered by bookmakers on any horse.
  • Patrons under the age of 18 are not permitted to gamble and if caught will be prosecuted.
  1. RACING NSW

  • Patrons attending racecourses in NSW are subject to the Australian Rules of Racing (including the NSW local rules of racing) administered by Racing NSW.
  1. BREACH OF CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

  • If you breach any of the above conditions, or the WJC (with reasonable cause) so directs, you may, without limitation:
    • be refused entry to the racecourse;
    • be evicted from the racecourse;
    • be required to surrender articles in your possession;
    • have your ticket confiscated or cancelled; and/or
    • be reported to an appropriate law enforcement body. Non-smoking venue
  • Patrons must adhere strictly to the WJC’s directions and signage prohibiting smoking in all smoke free areas of the racecourse as required by the Smoke Free Environment Act 2000