West Buckland Racing Club Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions – The West Buckland Racing Club


1.        Members are reminded that participation in the club is not an investment but to share in the enjoyment and entertainment of the sport of horseracing…

2.        Each member will be entitled to a complimentary badge at race meetings where the club has a runner. Members must notify via E.Mail their intention to attend race meetings before 2pm the day before racing. The club takes no responsibility to provide tickets to members if the deadline is not adhered to.

3.        Tickets are strictly non-transferable: breach of this rule may result in immediate termination of Membership.

4.        The horses which are trained and raced for the Club will at all times remain the property of Mr Tom Dunn and the Club Members will not acquire an ownership stake in them. Mr Tom Dunn will retain all Prize Money won by horses in the Club as a gesture of goodwill for providing the horses to the club free of charge.

5.        Membership is on-going there is no renewal date or expiry.

6.        The cost of membership is £50 per calendar month or for a year is £550. (a saving of £50. This is a flat fee with no hidden costs.

7.        Cancellation/termination of Membership must be made in writing to: Mr Tom Dunn, Georges Farm, Cutsey, Trull, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7NY.

8.        The “Membership is effective for a period of 12 months from the date of activation of the “Membership”.

9.        After the initial 12 month “Membership”, one calendar months’ notice is required on cancellation/termination of Membership.

10.     The “Management” refers to Mr Tom Dunn and all management decisions relating to the Club will be made by the Clubs’ management.

11.     Membership is strictly non-transferrable and is personal to each Member. Under no circumstance may a Member give, sell or transfer his/her membership or offer membership as security or put his/her membership to commercial use.

12.     In the unfortunate event of death of a Member, the Membership lapses automatically.

13.     All Members must be over 18 and not warned off by the BHA.

14.     The Club will have a minimum of 1 horse in training at any given time. Horses will be chosen, provided by Mr Tom Dunn and trained by Alexandra Dunn Racing Ltd.

15.     Tom Dunn reserves the right to change the horses in the club as he feels fit and proper.

16.     Maintaining this number will not always be possible due to unforeseen circumstances such as injury, unsuitability or sale of horses. However every effort will be made to maintain the number of horses in training at 1.

17.    If the management of the Club is of the opinion at any time that there are insufficient Members to fund the Club’s activities at a level consistent with its objectives then the Management reserves the right not to proceed with the intended horse racing activities of the Club and reserves the right, to refund to all those who have paid a yearly membership fee the full amount of that subscription without interest.