(A) All current year registrations of stable names by the "United States Trotting Association" shall be recognized in Ohio upon payment of a fee of twenty-five dollars, except that anyone so registered and racing in Ohio will be required to disclose his real name.
(B) A person cannot register more than one stable name at the same time, nor can he use his real name so long as he had registered a stable name, except as provided in paragraph (D) of this rule and unless he is the sole owner of a horse that is not part of a registered stable.
(C) A stable name may be changed at any time upon registration of a new stable name and by paying the required fee.
(D) Any person may abandon a stable name in favor of his real name after he has given written notice to the commission. Both the abandoned stable name and the real name of the new stable name shall be carried for the next three ensuing starts of all horses racing for such person.
(E) A person cannot register as his stable name one which has already been registered by any other person or one which is the real name of any owner or race horses.
(F) A trainer who is a licensed owner or part owner may use a stable name as owner or part owner. However, no trainer may be licensed as a trainer other than in his legal name.
(G) No stable name shall be used if in the judgment of the judges it is obscene, derogatory or is not in keeping with the high standards of racing.
(H) On all applications for stable names one of the owners must personally sign the application as the person designated as the agent responsible for the actions of the stable.
(I) When registering a stable name with the Ohio state racing commission the name and other required information about every person, who has any part of the ownership of any horse which races under the registered stable name, must be listed on the application for said stable name. In the event a new owner is added or an owner ceases to be a part of a stable it shall be the responsibility of the person, designated on the application as the responsible agent for the stable to notify the commission in writing of such change.
Prior History: (R.C.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1984, 1/1/1985, 8/1/1991 )