Lawriter - OAC - 3769-14-50 Paddock judge.

3769-14-50 Paddock judge.

(A) Under the direction and supervision of the presiding judge, the paddock judge will have complete charge of all paddock activities as outlined in rules 3769-14-23 and 3769-14-44 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The paddock judge is responsible for:

(1) Getting the fields on the track for post parades in accordance with the schedule given to him by the presiding judge;

(2) Inspection of horses for changes in equipment, broken or faulty equipment, head numbers and saddle pads;

(3) Supervision of paddock gate men;

(4) Proper checking in and checking out of horses and drivers;

(5) Supervising the checking of the identification of all horses coming in to the paddock including the tattoo number;

(6) Direction of the activities of the paddock blacksmith;

(7) Immediately notifying the presiding judge of anything that could in any way change, delay or otherwise affect the racing program;

(8) Seeing that only properly authorized persons are permitted in the paddock.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 07/24/2015 and 07/24/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1985