Registration information / Owner trainer registration

What is an owner trainer?

An owner trainer educates, exercises, and prepares a greyhound that they own or part-own for racing or trialling.

This registration allows you to:It does not allow you to:
  • Keep, train, handle, trial and race greyhounds which they own or part own, including greyhounds owned by a syndicate or partnership of which they are a member (no limit on numbers)
  • Act as a catcher at race meetings.
  • Keep, train, handle, trial or race greyhound owned by other people
  • Breed greyhounds.


  • Must be aged 18 years or over
  • National Police History Check (completed by the Commission on applicants behalf. Cost of check included in the registration fee)
  • Copy of current drivers licence or passport
  • Copy of two other forms of identification
  • Colour passport style photograph.

Registration Fee:

New application:Renewal:
  • $104 (1 year)
  • $153 (3 years)
  • $45 (1 year)
  • $94 (3 years)

How long will the application take to process?

Upon receiving your completed registration application, it may take up to 8 weeks to process if a kennel inspection is required. Please note that applications submitted by post may be significantly delayed.

How do I apply?

Apply online button

Download a printable copy of the application here.