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Directive No. 212-2024 — All Breeds

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

Chapter 2: Licensing Rules \ Part 2 Racing Participants: Designation and Licensing Division 2 trainer’s Licences

The following rule is AMENDED to read:

Rule 60g Application for category A trainer’s licence

(1) An individual is eligible to apply to Horse Racing Alberta for a category A trainer’s licence in flat racing, on a form prescribed by Horse Racing Alberta, only if the applicant

(a) is at least 18 years old, and

(b) has been employed as a licensed groom for at least 2 years or has equivalent experience.

(c) if the applicant has not previously completed and passed a category A trainer’s exam at a racetrack recognized by Horse Racing Alberta must successfully complete and pass an examination set by Horse Racing Alberta, and

(d) an oral examination given by the stewards board.

(2) An individual is eligible to apply to Horse Racing Alberta for a category A trainer’s licence in standardbred racing, on a form prescribed by Horse Racing Alberta, only if the applicant

(a) be a minimum of 16 years old,

(b) if the applicant has not previously held a category A trainer’s licence, successfully complete and pass a written examination set by Standardbred Canada guidelines,

(c) at the applicant’s own expense, pass a physical and an eye examination, by a physician

(i) when the application is made for the first time,

(ii) whenever required by the judges board during the term of the licence before the applicant becomes 65 years old, and

(iii) each year a licence is sought on and after the applicant becomes 65 years old.

Rule 60 g Application for category A trainer’s licence currently states:

(1) An individual is eligible to apply to Horse Racing Alberta for a category A trainer’s licence in thoroughbred racing, on a form prescribed by Horse Racing Alberta, only if the applicant

(a) is at least 18 years old, and

(b) has been employed as a licensed groom for at least 2 years or has equivalent experience.

(c) if the applicant has not previously been licensed as a trainer at a race track recognized by Horse Racing Alberta, successfully complete and pass a written examination set by a thoroughbred horsemen’s association recognized by Horse Racing Alberta, and

(d) an oral examination given by the stewards board.

(2) An individual is eligible to apply to Horse Racing Alberta for a category A trainer’s licence in standardbred racing, on a form prescribed by Horse Racing Alberta, only if the applicant

(a) be a minimum of 16 years old,

(b) if the applicant has not previously held a category A trainer’s licence, successfully complete and pass a written examination set by Standardbred Canada guidelines,

(c) at the applicant’s own expense, pass a physical and an eye examination, by a physician

(i) when the application is made for the first time,

(ii) whenever required by the judges board during the term of the licence before the applicant becomes 65 years old, and

(iii) each year a licence is sought on and after the applicant becomes 65 years old.

Dated in the City of Edmonton
in the Province of Alberta
this 04 day of March 2024.

Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer
HORSE RACING ALBERTA

 

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