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Directive No. 094-2019 — All Breeds

Written by Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer
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The Rules Governing Horse Racing in Alberta are AMENDED as follows:

Chapter 2: Licensing Rules, Part 2 Racing Participants: Designation and Licensing, Division 2 Trainer's Licenses

The following rule is AMENDED to read:

Rule 60 g Application for category A trainer's license

(1) An individual is eligible to apply to Horse Racing Alberta for a category A trainer's license in thoroughbred racing, on a form prescribed by Horse Racing Alberta, only if the applicant

(a) is at least 18 years old, and

(b) has been employed as a licensed groom for at least 2 years or has equivalent experience.

(c) if the applicant has not previously been licensed as a trainer at a race track recognized by Horse Racing Alberta, successfully complete and pass a written examination set by a thoroughbred horsemen's association recognized by Horse Racing Alberta, and

(d) an oral examination given by the stewards board.

(2) An individual is eligible to apply to Horse Racing Alberta for a category A trainer's license in standardbred racing, on a form prescribed by Horse Racing Alberta, only if the applicant

(a) be a minimum of 16 years old,

(b) if the applicant has not previously held a category A trainer's license, successfully complete and pass a written examination set by Standardbred Canada guidelines,

(c) at the applicant's own expense, pass a physical and an eye examination, by a physician

(i) when the application is made for the first time,

(ii) whenever required by the judges board during the term of the license before the applicant becomes 65 years old, and

(iii) each year a license is sought on and after the applicant becomes 65 years old.

 

Rule 60 g Application for category A trainer' license previously stated:

(1) An individual is eligible to apply to Horse Racing Alberta for a category A trainer's license, on a form prescribed by Horse Racing Alberta, only if the applicant

(a) is at least 18 years old, and

(b) has been employed as a licensed groom for at least 2 years or has equivalent experience.

(2) In addition to subsection (1), an applicant for a category A trainer's license in standardbred racing must.

(a) if the applicant has not previously held a category A trainer's license, successfully complete and pass a written examination set by Horse Racing Alberta, and

(b) at the applicant's own expense, pass a physical and an eye examination, by a physician specified by the judges board,

(i) when the application is made for the first time,

(ii) whenever required by the judges board during the term of the license before the applicant becomes 65 years old, and

(iii) each year a license is sought on and after the applicant becomes 65 years old.

(3) In addition to subsection (1), an application for a category A trainer's license in thoroughbred racing must:

(a) if the applicant has not previously been licensed as a trainer at a race track recognized by Horse Racing Alberta, successfully complete and pass a written examination set by a thoroughbred horsemen's association recognized by Horse Racing Alberta, and

(b) an oral examination given by the stewards board.

 

Dated at the City of Edmonton
in the province of Alberta
this 24 day of May, 2019.

Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer
Horse Racing Alberta

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