Pursuant to the Greyhound Industry (Racing)(Amendment) Regulations 2016, the following persons are authorised to present, handle and parade greyhounds at Licensed Stadia:
The person, persons, or Syndicate members who are registered with the Irish Coursing Club as owners of a greyhound.
A Public Trainer "means a person holding a licence from Greyhound Racing Ireland authorising him to train and manage greyhounds for reward”. Applications to act as a Private Trainer may be downloaded.
A Private Trainer "means a person (other than a permanent full-time employee of either a public trainer or a registered owner who manages greyhounds for such trainer or owner) holding a licence from Greyhound Racing Ireland authorising him to train and manage for reward not more than four greyhounds at the same time. Applications to act as a Public Trainer may be downloaded.
This person is the holder of an authorisation which nominates them to handle greyhounds in the charge of a registered owner or licensed trainer and who acts as the greyhound’s handler and/or parader at any stage of a race meeting. Applications to act as an authorised Kennelhand are available at Licensed Stadia or may be downloaded.
A person may hold an authorisation to act as Kennelhand on behalf of more than one owner or trainer.