3769-4-05 Condition books.

(A) Not less than thirty days before the first racing day of its meeting, or not more than fifteen days subsequent to the granting of dates for its meeting, whichever shall be later, every permit holder shall submit to the commission a copy of its first condition book for the commission's consideration and approval. Such first condition book shall set forth the conditions of all races proposed to be conducted by such permit holder during not less than the first six days of its meeting, or during the entire meeting in cases in which its meeting may consist of less than six days. Upon approval of the first condition book of such permit holder, the values of purses, stakes and handicaps therein listed may not be lowered by such permit holder without the consent of the commission. A copy of every succeeding condition book covering races to be conducted during subsequent days of a meeting for which a first condition book shall have been approved by the commission shall be submitted to the commission by such permit holder at least five days before the date specified therein and the purse offered for no race described therein shall be less than the lowest purse specified in such approved first condition book with respect to any race. In the event any proposed race shall be cancelled, the purse offered with respect to any substitute race shall not, unless approved by a member of the commission, be less than the lowest purse specified in such approved first condition book with respect to any race.

(B) Copies of the first condition book shall be made available to all horsemen attending the meeting at least five days before the start of the meeting. Copies of each succeeding condition book shall be made available to such horsemen at least five days before the date specified in such succeeding condition book for the running of the first of the races described therein.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/29/2013 and 09/11/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 3/15/66, 1/1/85