Wednesday, 01 April 2020 18:09

Directive No. 121-2020 — All Breeds

The Rules Governing Horse Racing in Alberta are AMENDED as follows:

Chapter 3: General Horse Racing Rules, Part 3 Horse Racing Misconduct, Division 1 Fouls and Objections

The following Rule 279 g is AMENDED to read:

Rule 279 g Redistribution of purses

When a horse is disqualified as the result of being ineligible, or as a result of a positive test, it shall lose any purse money, is finishing positon and its
time in the following manner:

1. The horse will be disqualified and placed last;

2. The horse will lose all purse money earned from the race, and

3. All remaining horses will move up in position, their summaries adjusted, and the money re-distributed accordingly.

In the event the horse won the race, it shall lose the winning time and the actual time of the horse will read: TDIS (time disallowed). Further, the horse that finished second and placed first will be awarded with a win and, credited with a winning time as determined by electronic timing from the official chart.

Rule 279 g Redistribution of purses previously stated:

If, within 72 hours after a race, not counting the hours in a day on which there is no racing, a horse is found to have been ineligible to enter a race, the judges/stewards board must declare it to be disqualified and any purse money won must be redistributed.

Dated at the City of Edmonton
in the province of Alberta
this 23 day of March , 2020

Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer
Horse Racing Alberta

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