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§ 1581.1. Entries.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 4. Business Regulations
Division 4. California Horse Racing Board
Article 6. Entries and Declarations (Refs & Annos)
4 CCR § 1581.1
§ 1581.1. Entries.
(a) No person shall enter or attempt to enter a horse for a race unless such entry is a bonafide entry made with the intention that such horse is to compete in the race for which entry is made.
(1) No horse having been drawn for a post position for any race to be run shall be entered for any subsequent race, other than for a stakes race, until or unless excused by the stewards from the race in which drawn for valid reason or until the race in which it has drawn has been run.
(2) No person shall attempt to enter or enter any horse for a race unless such person is authorized to do so in accordance with the rules.
(3) Every horse drawn in for a post position in a race shall have a jockey or driver named to ride or to drive such horse before the draw is finalized and no jockey or driver shall be named to ride or to drive more than one such drawn horse in each race.
(b) A horse shall not be entered in any race unless:
(1) The horse has been examined by the trainer's attending veterinarian during the seventy-two (72) hours immediately preceding entry to race for the express purpose of evaluating the horse's fitness to race; and
(2) An evaluation has been conducted by the attending veterinarian and a determination has been made that the horse is fit to race.
(A) The examination shall include, but not be limited to, close inspection of the eyes, examination of the legs, and observation of the horse at rest and while in motion.
(B) The attending veterinarian and trainer shall inform the Official Veterinarian of any changes in the horse's fitness after entry and before race day.
(C) The evaluation shall be recorded in the Veterinarian Report in accordance with section 1842.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 19440 and 19590, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 19440 and 19562, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 6-6-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 23).
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 1-18-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 3).
3. Amendment designating first paragraph as subsection (a), redesignating former subsections (a)-(c) as subsections (a)(1)-(3) and new subsection (a)(4) filed 1-9-2018; operative 12-26-2018 (Register 2018, No. 2).
4. Repealer of subsection (a)(4) filed 8-8-2019; operative 10-1-2019 (Register 2019, No. 32).
5. New subsections (b)-(b)(2)(C) filed 11-10-2021; operative 1-1-2022 (Register 2021, No. 46).
This database is current through 1/14/22 Register 2022, No. 2
4 CCR § 1581.1, 4 CA ADC § 1581.1
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