WSR 11-03-052

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed January 14, 2011, 8:51 a.m. , effective February 14, 2011 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Amends the timeframe for horses placed on the veterinarian[']s list that is [are] not required to perform a workout prior to being removed.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-40-180 Horse on veterinarian's list and 260-70-580 Official veterinarian's list.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-24-036 on November 22, 2010.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: January 13, 2011.

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Secretary

OTS-3748.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-07-010, filed 3/8/07, effective 4/8/07)

WAC 260-40-180   Horse on veterinarian's list.   A horse on the veterinarian's list ((may not be)) must comply with WAC 260-70-580 prior to being entered, or ((start)) starting in a race.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. 07-07-010, 260-40-180, filed 3/8/07, effective 4/8/07; Rules of racing, 114, filed 4/21/61.]

OTS-3749.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-07-036, filed 3/12/07, effective 4/12/07)

WAC 260-70-580   Official veterinarian's list.   (1) An official veterinarian will maintain a list of all horses determined by an official veterinarian to be unfit to compete in a race due to illness, physical distress, unsoundness, infirmity or other medical condition.

(2) A horse may be removed from the veterinarian's list when an official veterinarian determines the horse is capable of competing in a race.

(a) Horses placed on the veterinarian's list that are required to work prior to being removed from the list will remain on the list for a minimum of ten days. (For purposes of counting days, the first day is the day the horse is placed on the veterinarian's list.)

(b) ((After the tenth day, an owner or trainer may request a horse be removed from the veterinarian's list.)) Horses that must work to be removed from the veterinary list due to soreness, lameness, or certain injuries will be allowed to work no sooner than the eleventh day after being placed on the list.

(i) Works should be scheduled with an official veterinarian twenty-four hours in advance.

(ii) Horses must work a minimum distance to be determined by an official veterinarian in a time comparable for the track condition that day.

(iii) A blood test will be taken by an official veterinarian following the workout and medications levels may not exceed permitted post-race levels.

(c) Horses placed on the veterinarian's list that are not required to work may not race for a minimum of thirteen days from the date placed on the list. (For purposes of counting days, the first day is the day the horse is placed on the veterinarian's list.)

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. 07-07-036, 260-70-580, filed 3/12/07, effective 4/12/07; 06-09-009, 260-70-580, filed 4/10/06, effective 5/11/06; 05-07-067, 260-70-580, filed 3/11/05, effective 4/11/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.040. 96-10-001, 260-70-580, filed 4/17/96, effective 5/18/96.]

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