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Directive No. 156-2020 — Standardbred

Written by Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer

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

Chapter 3: General Horse Racing Rules, Part 6 Standardbred Racing, Division 6 Racing Rules

The following Rule 447 s is AMENDED to read:

Rule 447 s The start

(1) The starter shall cause the gate to move towards the starting point, gradually increasing the speed of the gate to maximum speed.

(2) The starting point will be the point marked on the inside rail, a distance of not less than 200 feet from the first turn. The starter shall release the horses at the starting point.

(3) When a speed has been reached in the course of a start there shall be no decrease, except in the case of a recall.

Rule 447 s The start previously stated:

(1) The starter must cause the gate to move towards the starting point, gradually increasing the speed of the gate to a maximum speed.

(2) When a maximum speed has been reached I the course of a start there is to be no decrease, except in the case of a recall.

(3) The starting point is a point that must be marked on the inside rail a distance of not less than 200 feet from the 1st turn.

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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