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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 50. Racing Officials

11VAC10-50-230. Photo-finish camera operator.

The licensee shall appoint a qualified person to act as photo-finish camera operator for the race meeting. The photo-finish camera operator shall be responsible for the operation of the photo-finish camera equipment and for producing prints of photo-finishes of a quality required by the placing judges and stewards. Among the duties of the photo-finish camera operator are:

1. Being in his assigned location in sufficient time prior to the first race to ensure that the photo-finish cameras are operable and sufficient supplies are on hand;

2. Taking clear photo-finish photographs of all horses passing the finish line on two separate cameras;

3. Producing prints of the finishes of any races as requested either by the placing judges or stewards;

4. Notifying the stewards and placing judges immediately of any malfunction in either camera or the inability to produce prints;

5. Supplying the media and other appropriate personnel with the number of beaten lengths of any horses finishing in the race; and

6. Keeping safe films of the finishes of all races for one year after the closing of the race meeting, and not destroying any films without the permission of the commission.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-03-01 § 2.22, eff. December 19, 1990.

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