3769-17-19 Hopples; head pole, restrictions.

(A) A horse that wore hopples in its previous race shall not be permitted to start in a race at any extended parimutuel meeting without them unless the horse goes without hopples in a qualifying race under the supervision of a judge or acquires at least one charted line by a licensed charter while not wearing hopples.

(B) A horse that did not wear hopples in its previous race shall not be permitted to wear hopples in a race at any extended parimutuel meeting unless the horse goes with hopples in a qualifying race under the supervision of a judge or acquires at least one charted line by a licensed charter while wearing hopples.

(C) Any person found guilty of removing, adding, or altering a horse's hopples during a race, or between races, may be fined and/or suspended.

(D) No horse shall be permitted to wear a head pole protruding beyond its nose.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/22/2011 and 09/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/85, 10/1/06