(A) Each permit holder conducting harness racing under the jurisdiction of the commission shall take and make at its expense a complete film recording or other visual recording of all races run under the permit. The arrangements for said film recordings, or other visual recordings, shall be in a form satisfactory to the Ohio state racing commission, and said recordings shall be developed as soon as possible after the end of any race in order to enable the officials to judge the race and rule on all claims of infractions of the rules and thereby better protect the interest of the public in racing.
(B) Said film recordings shall be made with at least three separate television cameras operated by qualified personnel and located as follows:
(1) In a tower which provides a good head-on view of the entire home stretch;
(2) In a tower which provides a good head-on view of the entire back stretch;
(3) Near the finish line so that it provides a good panoramic view of the start and the entire race.
(4) All judges stands shall be equipped with three television monitors, one for each of the required views and three recording devices.
(C) In order to educate and protect the driver's at harness tracks, such permit holders shall show said visual recordings the day following to all interested drivers.
(D) When any judge's ruling regarding a driving violation is appealed to the commission, the permit holder shall file with the racing commission, at its request, the film or visual recording of the race.
(E) Each permit holder shall retain the film or visual recording of all races for a minimum period of two years plus the current year.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 07/10/2015 and 09/15/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: Ohio Revised Code 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: Ohio Revised Code 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1985, 1/1/1987, 4/1/1988, 1/1/2005, 12/4/2009