3769-5-18 Stable names.

(A) A person wishing to enter horses under a stable name may do so by registering and by paying a fee of fifty dollars, such registration being effective for one year from January first in the year in which registered.

(B) All registrations of stable names by other racing authorities and by the "Jockey Club" shall be recognized in Ohio upon the payment of a fee of twenty-five dollars, except that anyone so registered and racing in Ohio may be required to disclose his real name.

(C) A person cannot register more than one stable name at the same time, nor can he use his real name so long as he has registered a stable name, except as provided in paragraph (E) of this rule.

(D) A stable name may be changed at any time upon registration of a new stable name and by paying the fee of fifty dollars.

(E) Any person may abandon a stable name in favor of his real name after he/she 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.

(F) 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 of race horses.

(G) If the horses of a partnership are to be run in the name of a member of the partnership in accordance with rule 3769-5-19 of the Administrative Code, such name need not be registered as a stable name, but all horses of the partnership must be run under such name. However, if a partnership should register a stable name, it cannot run any horse except under that name so long as it is registered.

(H) 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 trainer other than in his legal name.

(I) No stable name shall be used if in the judgement of the stewards it is being used for advertising purposes.

(J) 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.

(K) 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.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/10/2009 and 09/09/2014

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3769.03

Rule Amplifies: 3769.03

Prior Effective Dates: 3/19/65, 5/1/79, 1/1/84, 1/1/85, 8/1/91, 10/4/92