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58 Pa. Code § 163.182. Designated race rule.

§ 163.182. Designated race rule.

 (a)  A jockey who is serving a suspension of 10 days or less may be permitted to ride in a designated race during the suspension if the following apply:

   (1)  The race has been specified as a designated race by the racing secretary of the association before the beginning of the race meeting of the association.

   (2)  The race has been approved as a designated race by the board of stewards officiating at the race meeting.

   (3)  The jockey is named to ride in the designated race no later than at the time set for the close of entries for the race.

   (4)  The jockey agrees to serve an additional day of suspension in place of the day on which the jockey rides in a designated race.

 (b)  Reciprocity of this rule shall be at the stewards’ sole discretion and shall apply only to those states which have also adopted the designated race rule or its equivalent.


   The provisions of this §  163.182 amended under section 202(a) of the Race Horse Industry Reform Act (4 P. S. §  325.202(a)).


   The provisions of this §  163.182 amended November 7, 1997, effective November 8, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 5780. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (144493).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  163.366 (relating to fines and suspension).

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