Thursday, 26 March 2020 18:50

Directive No. 108-2020 — Standardbred

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

Chapter 3: General Horse Racing Rules, Part 2 Race Meetings, Division 5 Race Day

The following Rule 223 s is AMENDED to read:

Rule 223 s Driver's report time

(1) Drivers must report to the paddock judge at least one hour before post time of any race in which they are programmed to drive, unless excused by the Judges.

(2) When programmed to drive in a race that is part of a feature pool, drivers must be in the paddock at least one hour before post time of the race which comprises the 1st part of the feature pool, unless excused by the judges board.

(3) Drivers programmed to drive in Standardbred races when advanced wagering takes place on any feature betting race must make their presence known to the paddock judge before the start of the advance wagering.

(4) Drivers must provide a breath sample for analysis, to a person authorized by law or by these rules to require a sample,

(a) at the time they are required to report to the paddock judge, and

(b) at any other time during the race meeting, on request of an authorized person.

Rule 223 s Driver's report time previously stated:

(1) Drivers of Standardbred horses must report to the paddock judge and sign the driver's register at least one hour before post time of each race in which they are programmed to drive, unless excused by the judges board.

(2) When programmed to drive in a race that is part of a feature pool, drivers must be in the paddock at least one hour before post time of the race which comprises the 1st part of the feature pool, unless excused by the judges board.

(3) Drivers programmed to drive in Standardbred races when advanced wagering takes place on any feature betting race must make their presence known to the paddock judge before the start of the advance wagering.

(4) Drivers must provide a breath sample for analysis, to a person authorized by law or by these rules to require a sample,

(a) at the time they are required to report to the paddock judge, and

(b) at any other time during the race meeting, on request of an authorized person.

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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