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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 120. Claiming Races

11VAC10-120-40. Eligibility to Claim.

Only a holder of a permit as an owner, or his authorized agent, or the holder of a claiming certificate may file a claim on a horse programmed to race in a claiming race. The following provisions shall apply to the eligibility of persons filing claims:

1. An authorized agent may only file a claim for an owner for whom he is authorized to act as an agent;

2. A person holding a permit solely as an authorized agent may not file a claim for himself or for any other person for whom he is not authorized to act as agent;

3. An owner, authorized agent or holder of a claiming certificate may file only one claim for any race;

4. An owner may not file a claim for his horse in which the owner or trainer has a financial or beneficial interest, or cause his horse to be claimed, directly or indirectly, for his account; and

5. A partnership, stable name or any other joint venture, despite the number of individual owners comprising such a venture, may file no more than one claim for any race.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-04-03 § 4, eff. August 14, 1991; amended, Volume 18, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2002.

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