Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
3/29/2020

Chapter 170. Conduct of Quarter Horse Racing

11VAC10-170-10. Generally.

The provisions of 11VAC10-140-10 et seq., Conduct of Flat Racing, shall apply equally to the conduct of quarter horse racing, except where this chapter specifies otherwise.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-05-04 § 1, eff. September 26, 1991.

11VAC10-170-20. Starting.

The starting gate shall be located at the starting post so that a race is actually run at the designated distance.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-05-04 § 2, eff. September 26, 1991.

11VAC10-170-30. Timing.

The timing of a race shall commence when the first horse breaks the electronic beam at the starting post and when the winner breaks the electronic beam at the wire.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-05-04 § 3, eff. September 26, 1991.

11VAC10-170-40. Distance.

Distance in a race for quarter horses shall be reckoned in yards instead of furlongs or miles.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-05-04 § 4, eff. September 26, 1991.

11VAC10-170-50. Time.

Time in a race for quarter horses shall be reckoned in at least hundredths of a second and a time shall be given for each horse

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-05-04 § 5, eff. September 26, 1991.



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