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Directive No. 127-2020 — All Breeds

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

Chapter 3: General Horse Racing Rules, Part 4 Claiming Rules

The following Rule 336 g is AMENDED to read:

Rule 336 g Limitation on sale and racing of claimed horses

(1) A claimed horse in thoroughbred racing must not

(a) be sold or transferred to anyone, in whole or in part, except in a claiming race, for at least 60 days after the date of a claim, unless the stewards board permits a transfer to another trainer;

(b) return to the same stable or to control or management of its former
licensed owner or trainer for at least 60 days after the date of the
claim, unless the horse is reclaimed;

(c) be raced outside Alberta for the balance of the Alberta racing season
without the permission of the stewards board. ·

(2) A claimed horse in Standardbred racing must not

(a) a claimed horse shall not be eligible to start in any race in the name or interest of the original owner for 30 days, unless reclaimed out of another claiming race. Nor shall such horse remain in or be returned to the same stable or care or management of the first owner or trainer for the same period of 30 days, unless reclaimed out of another claiming race;

(b) return to the same stable or to control or management of its former licensed owner or trainer for at least 60 days after the date of the claim, unless the horse is reclaimed;

(c) a claimed horse, regardless of ownership, shall only race at a track or tracks in that province for the next 60 days, except where such horse has been nominated to participate in an added money event before it was claimed, or unless the track where the horse was claimed closes for more than 30 days. In the case of their track closing for more than 30 days, or unless mandated by the provincial regulator the horse is released from the provisions of this rule the day after the track closes. Any person who violates this rule shall be subject to a suspension or monetary penalty or unless mandated by the provincial regulator of the 10% of the claiming price or 100% of the purse for each race, whichever is greater and the horse may be suspended. A claimant shall be held in violation of this rule if he or she disposes of the horse in any manner other than by claiming and the horse races outside of the province within 60 days of the horse being claimed.

Rule 336 g Limitation on sale and racing of claimed horses previously stated:

(1) A claimed horse in thoroughbred racing must not

(a) be sold or transferred to anyone, in whole or in part, except in a claiming race, for at least 60 days after the date of a claim, unless the stewards board permits a transfer to another trainer;

(b) return to the same stable or to control or management of its former licensed owner or trainer for at least 60 days after the date of the claim, unless the horse is reclaimed;

(c) be raced outside Alberta for the balance of the Alberta racing season without the permission of the stewards board.

(2) A claimed horse in Standardbred racing must not

(a) be sold or transferred to anyone, in whole or in part, except in a claiming race, for at least 30 days after the date of the claim, unless the judges board permits a transfer to another trainer;

(b) return to the same stable or to control or management of its former licensed owner or trainer for at least 60 days after the date of the claim, unless the horse is reclaimed;

(c) be raced outside Alberta for 60 days after the date of the claim, or the end of the racing season, whichever comes first, without the permission of the judges board.

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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