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Directive No. 095-2019 — Standardbred

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 3 Standardbred Driver's Licenses

The following rule is AMENDED to read:

Rule 74 s Applicants for a driver's license

( 1) Every applicant for a driver's license, in addition to any other requirement of these and any other rules, must apply to the judges board on the prescribed form and

(a) submit evidence of their ability to drive in a race;

(b) show that they are at least 18 years old;

(c) have held a category "A" trainers license or assistant trainer's license for at least one year,

(d) provide medical evidence satisfactory to the judges board, including but not limited to general health, vision and hearing tests, that the applicant is able to safely perform the normal functions of the occupation for which the license is sought;

(e) for a category "C" license, submit to and pass a written examination at a designated time and place to determine their qualifications to drive and their knowledge of racing and these and other rules.

(2) The judges/stewards board may require any applicant for a license, or licensee, under this section to attend a physician or its choice, at its own expense, whenever it considers further medical evidence is reasonably required to determine if the medical condition of the applicant or a licensee may impair the safety of the applicant or licensee, any other person, or a horse.

 

Rule 75 s Applicants for a driver's license previously stated:

(1) Every applicant for a driver's license, in addition to any other requirement of these and any other rules, must apply to the judges board on the prescribed form and

(a) submit evidence of their ability to drive in a race;

(b) show that they are at least 18 years old;

(c) have held a category "A" trainers license or assistant trainer's license for at least 2 years;

(d) provide medical evidence satisfactory to the judges board, including but not limited to general health, vision and hearing tests, that the applicant is able to safely perform the normal functions of the occupation for which the license is sought;

(e) for a category "C" license, submit to and pass a written examination at a designated time and place to determine their qualifications to drive and their knowledge of racing and these and other rules.

(2) The judges/stewards board may require any applicant for a license, or licensee, under this section to attend a physician or its choice, at its own expense, whenever it considers further medical evidence is reasonably required to determine if the medical condition of the applicant or a licensee may impair the safety of the applicant or licensee, any other person, or a horse.

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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