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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 100. Horses

11VAC10-100-190. Racing soundness examination.

All horses racing on the flat or over jumps that are entered to race must be examined by the commission veterinarian or his assistant veterinarians prior to racing to determine the horse's fitness for racing. The trainer of each horse shall promptly identify the horse to be examined, and the examination is to take place outside of the horse's stall. The horse may be led at a walk or trot as requested by the examining veterinarian. For Standardbreds, the racing soundness examination shall consist of the commission veterinarian observing the horse during its warmups prior to racing.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-04-01 § 19, eff. September 26, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2002.

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