(A) Licensed charter. The charting of races shall be done only by a qualified charter and the charter shall be responsible for providing a complete and accurate chart. A charter must be a person who has the knowledge, training and ability to accomplish this. The charter's responsibilities may be combined with those of clerk of course and be the responsibility of one individual.
(B) Mandatory charting. At all commercial meetings and grand circuit meetings, the charting of races is mandatory and the track shall employ a charter to fulfill the requirements of this rule.
(C) Identifier. At all commercial meetings the track member shall employ an identifier whose duty it shall be to check the identification of all horses and the equipment worn by the horses coming into the paddock. The identifier shall be under the immediate supervision of the paddock judge and the general supervision of the presiding judge.
The identifier shall check the equipment of horses in the paddock against the written record for the horse as provided to the paddock judge by the trainer of the horse. The identifier shall promptly report to the paddock judge in writing any discrepancy or change of equipment on any horse and the paddock judge shall in turn report same forthwith to the presiding judge.
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, 12/4/2009