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Directive No. 099-2019 — Standardbred

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

Chapter 3: General Horse Racing Rules, Part 6 Standardbred Racing, Division 3 Types of Horse Races, Declarations and Post Positions

The following rule is AMENDED to read:

Rule 387 s Eligibility for declarations

No horse may be declared to race unless,

(a) eligibility information, satisfactory to Horse Racing Alberta, is provided for that horse,

(b) satisfactory evidence is provided that the current owner of the horse is registered with Standardbred Canada or the United States Trotting Association,

(c) the horse is duly registered with and approved by the registry office of Standardbred Canada or the United States Trotting Association (USTA), but even though a horse is registered with the USTA, if the horse would not meet the registry requirements set out by Standardbred Canada, the horse is not eligible to race,

(d) if the horse is leased,

(i) an acceptable copy of the lease is on file with the judges board, and USTA or Standardbred Canada, or both, as the case may be,

(ii) the horse races in the name of the lessee,

(e) the horse has qualified in qualifying races,

(f) the horse has been lip tattooed or bears a Standardbred Canada freeze brand number on the right side of its neck, or if required, other evidence of identification,

(g) the horse is at least 2 years old but not older than 17 years old,

(h) if the horse is a spayed mare, that fact is noted on the program, registration certificate, eligibility certificate and the list of those horses on the horsemen 's bulletin board, and

(i) if the horse is part of an entry, that fact has been disclosed on the declaration.

Rule 387 s Eligibility for declarations previously stated:

No horse may be declared to race unless,

(a) eligibility information, satisfactory to Horse Racing Alberta, is provided for that horse,

(b) satisfactory evidence is provided that the current owner of the horse is registered with Standardbred Canada or the United States Trotting Association,

(c) the horse is duly registered with and approved by the registry office of Standardbred Canada or the United States Trotting Association (USTA), but even though a horse is registered with the USTA, if the horse would not meet the registry requirements set out by Standardbred Canada, the horse is not eligible to race,

(d) if the horse is leased,

(i) an acceptable copy of the lease is on file with the judges board, and USTA or Standardbred Canada, or both, as the case may be,

(ii) the horse races in the name of the lessee,

(e) the horse has qualified in qualifying races,

(f) the horse has been lip tattooed or bears a Standardbred Canada freeze brand number on the right side of its neck,

(g) the horse is at least 2 years old but not older than 17 years old,

(h) if the horse is a spayed mare, that fact is noted on the program, registration certificate, eligibility certificate and the list of those horses on the horsemen 's bulletin board, and

(i) if the horse is part of an entry, that fact has been disclosed on the declaration.

Dated at the City of Edmonton
in the Province of Alberta
this 25th day of June, 2019

Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer
Horse Racing Alberta

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