Thursday, 21 May 2020 11:25

Directive No. 174-2020 — All Breeds

Written by Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer
Rate this item
(0 votes)

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

Chapter 3: General Horse Racing Rules, Part 3 Horse Racing Misconduct

The following Rule 290 g is AMENDED to read:

290 g Prohibited substances on race day

(1) No person may, after 7:00 am of the *race day, administer to a * horse entered in any form of the flat racing for that day or, after one hour before the first scheduled race of the day, administer to a standardbred horse entered to race that day any of the following:

(a) any *drug, *medication, or *foreign substance, including alkalinizing agents that could increase the bicarbonate buffering capacity of a horse, other than normal feed;

(b) any drug, medication, or foreign substance by way of injection by hypodermic syringe, including vitamins, minerals, food supplements, glucose, sugar, alkalinizing agents and alcohol;

(c) any drug, medication, or foreign substance by way of drenching or by rectal lavage with a dose syringe, tube or bottle, or by nebulizer including sodium bicarbonate, sugar, camphor, alkalinizing agents and alcohol.

(2) Despite subsection (1), a horse entered to race may be medicated on race day

(a) in an emergency or for a medical condition following which the horse will be *scratched, or

(b) with a medication approved by *Horse Racing Alberta for the control of exercise induced pulmonary hemorrhage.

290 g Prohibited substances on race day previously stated

(1) No person may, after 2 1/2 hours before the first scheduled *race of the *day, administer to a *horse entered in any form of flat racing for that day or, after one hour before the first scheduled race of the day, administer to a standardbred horse entered to race that day any of the following:

(a) any *drug, *medication, or *foreign substance, including alkalinizing agents that could increase the bicarbonate buffering capacity of a horse, other than normal feed;

(b) any drug, medication, or foreign substance by way of injection by hypodermic syringe, including vitamins, minerals, food supplements, glucose, sugar, alkalinizing agents and alcohol;

(c) any drug, medication, or foreign substance by way of drenching or by rectal lavage with a dose syringe, tube or bottle, or by nebulizer including sodium bicarbonate, sugar, camphor, alkalinizing agents and alcohol.

(2) Despite subsection (1), a horse entered to race may be medicated on race day

(a) in an emergency or for a medical condition following which the horse will be *scratched, or

(b) with a medication approved by *Horse Racing Alberta for the control of exercise induced pulmonary hemorrhage.

Dated at the City of Edmonton
in the province of Alberta
this 7 day of May, 2020

Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer
Horse Racing Alberta

Read 38 times Last modified on Thursday, 21 May 2020 11:57