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58 Pa. Code § 163.492. Colors registration.

§ 163.492. Colors registration.

 (a)  An owner shall annually register the racing colors to be used and pay the current fee payable.

 (b)  Symbols or markings may not be employed for false or deceptive advertising purposes.

 (c)  The stewards may grant permission for the temporary use of colors not registered pending application for their registration with the Commission.

 (d)  If an owner does not have colors currently registered, during the pendency of application he shall use colors designated by the association and approved by the Commission to represent the pole position of starters. A person may not start a horse in colors other than those registered or prescribed without the permission of the stewards.

 (e)  Disputes concerning the right to a specific combination, design or arrangement in a set of colors shall be decided by the stewards pending registration or resolution by the Commission.

 (f)  The Commission will not permit the use of colors which are not neat, clean and proper or registerable.

 (g)  Responsibility for providing suitable registered colors rests with the owner. A fine may be levied for each improper usage or for delay or refusal to apply for or pursue application for them at the discretion of the stewards and the Commission.

 (h)  A temporary change in colors made after the printing of a program shall be announced before and during the post parade and shall be posted by the clerk of the scales.


   The provisions of this §  163.492 amended September 2, 1977, effective September 3, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2560.

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