Pennsylvania Code & Bulletin

• No statutes or acts will be found at this website.

The Pennsylvania Code website reflects the Pennsylvania Code changes effective through 54 Pa.B. 2336 (April 27, 2024).

58 Pa. Code § 163.493. Stable name registration.

§ 163.493. Stable name registration.

 (a)  A stable name shall be registered annually with the Commission and the annual fee for the registration is $50.

 (b)  In applying to race under a stable name, the applicant shall disclose the identity behind a stable name. If a partnership is involved in the identity behind a stable name, the rules covering partnerships shall be complied with and the usual fees paid, in addition to the fees for the registration of a stable name.

 (c)  Changes in identities shall be reported to and approval obtained from the Commission and the stewards.

 (d)  A trainer who is a licensed owner, or part owner, may use a stable name as owner or part owner. However, a trainer may not be licensed as trainer or assistant trainer other than in his legal name.

 (e)  A person who has been registered under a stable name may cancel it after he has given written notice to the Commission.

 (f)  A stable name may be changed by registering a new stable name and by paying the fee.

 (g)  A person cannot register as his stable name one which has been registered by another person with an association conducting a recognized meeting, or The Jockey Club of New York, or with another racing authority, and stable names shall be cleared with the National Association of State Racing Commissioners.

 (h)  A person may not register individually or collectively as a stable name, a name which is the real name of an owner of race horses, nor one which is the real or stable name of a prominent person not owning race horses.

 (i)  A stable name shall be plainly distinguishable from that of another registered stable name.

 (j)  With the consent of the Commission or the Commission’s steward, a stable name may be transferred. The fee for the transfer is $50, and a new application shall be made.

 (k)  A corporate name shall be considered a stable name for the purposes of this chapter, but the Commission reserves the right to refuse a corporation the privilege of registering a stable name.

 (l)  A stable name may not be used if, in the judgment of the stewards, it is being used for advertising purposes or a purpose not in the best interests of racing.

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.