WSR 17-02-070
[Filed January 3, 2017, 11:46 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 16-21-045.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 260-28-200 TrainerPaddock duties.
Hearing Location(s): Auburn City Council Chambers, 25 West Main, Auburn, WA 98002, on February 10, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: February 10, 2017.
Submit Written Comments to: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, email, fax (360) 459-6461, by February 8, 2017.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Brown, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516, or call TTY 711, by February 8, 2017.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To ensure trainers remove protective wraps following the saddling of horses.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Allows prospective claimants to have an opportunity the ability to see the horse without bulky gear for possible issues.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: [Horse racing commission], governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.
January 3, 2017
Douglas L. Moore
Executive Secretary
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 08-05-089, filed 2/15/08, effective 3/17/08)
WAC 260-28-200 TrainerPaddock duties.
(1) A trainer must have his or her horse in the receiving barn or paddock at the time appointed.
(2) A trainer must attend his or her horse in the paddock, and must be present to saddle the horse, unless he/she has obtained the permission of a steward to send another licensed trainer as a substitute.
(3) In all claiming races, protective wraps and boots must be removed immediately after the horse has been saddled for the race.