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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 70. Stewards

11VAC10-70-120. Emergency authority.

The stewards, in their discretion, may exercise emergency authority within the enclosure of a horse racing facility licensed by the commission under the following provisions:

1. When any racing official is unable to discharge his duties, the stewards may appoint a substitute;

2. The stewards may name a substitute jockey or driver for any horse;

3. The stewards may designate a substitute trainer for any horse; and

4. In the event of illness or injury to a horse or any other emergency before the start of a race, the stewards may excuse the horse from racing.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-03-03 § 12, eff. September 26, 1991.

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