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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 110. Entries
8/8/2020

11VAC10-110-20. Horses Ineligible to Be Entered.

A horse is ineligible to be entered in a race when:

1. The horse is not identified by name, color, sex and age and the names of its sire and dam;

2. The horse has been raced under an identity other than its own for fraudulent purposes;

3. The horse's name and identity have been utilized for fraudulent purposes;

4. The horse is wholly or partially owned by a person who is under suspension, has been ruled off or whose permit or license has been revoked by the commission or by a similar regulatory body in another jurisdiction;

5. The horse is under the care and supervision of or being trained by, a person who is under suspension, has been ruled off or whose permit or license has been revoked by the commission or a similar regulatory body in another jurisdiction;

6. The horse does not have a report of an official negative test for equine infectious anemia conducted within the past 12 months and the test must be valid to cover the time the horse is expected to be within the enclosure;

7. The horse appears on the stewards', veterinarian's, starter's or similar list in this or another jurisdiction;

8. The horse is a first-time starter that has not been approved for racing by the starter;

9. The horse has a tracheal tube inserted to assist artificially its breathing;

10. The horse has been "high nerved" or its nerves have been desensitized by any means at or above the fetlock, including volar, palmar or plantar nerves;

11. The horse has impaired vision in both eyes; or

12. The horse is not eligible under the conditions specified for the race as published in the condition book or on the condition sheet.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-04-02 § 2, eff. September 26, 1991; amended, Volume 18, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2002.

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