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

11VAC10-100-30. Lip tattoo requirements.

No horse may start in a race without a legible lip tattoo number being applied by the designated personnel appropriate to the breed of horse. The stewards, in their discretion, may approve a readable microchip approved by The Jockey Club for identification purposes if appropriate. In harness racing, no Standardbred may start in a race without either a legible lip tattoo or a freeze brand number being applied by the designated personnel appropriate.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-04-01 § 3, eff. September 26, 1991; amended, Volume 16, Issue 25, eff. August 8, 2000; Volume 23, Issue 18, eff. May 31, 2007.

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