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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 60. Participants

11VAC10-60-50. Authorized agent.

A holder of a permit allowing the person to participate in horse racing as an owner may employ an authorized agent to act on his behalf in all matters pertaining to racing and ownership of horses within the enclosure. The following provisions shall apply to authorized agents:

1. The owner shall submit to the stewards a signed, notarized statement authorizing the agent, specifying the powers of the agent, and specifying whether or not the agent is empowered to receive money from the horsemen's account;

2. The authorized agent shall apply for the appropriate permit, and shall apply separately for permits for each owner represented;

3. A copy of the owner's signed, notarized authorization shall be submitted by the owner to the racing secretary, horsemen's bookkeeper and attached to the application for the permit;

4. The owner shall be jointly responsible for all acts and omissions of the authorized agent while serving on behalf of the owner in a racing matter; and

5. An owner may revoke the agency by submitting written notification to the stewards.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-03-02 § 5, eff. August 14, 1991.

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