(A) No horse may be started in any race unless it be registered and named with the registry office of the "Jockey Club" (New York), or in quarter horse racing, the "American Quarter Horse Association" (Amarillo, Texas). In the event the name of any horse is changed and such change is approved by the registry office, both old and new names shall be carried in the official program until three starts have been made.
(B) No horse shall be allowed to race unless it has been lip tattooed.
(C) No horse shall be allowed to start unless a "Jockey Club," or "American Quarter Horse Association," registration certificate disclosing actual ownership and the horse's winning official record is on file in the office of the racing secretary, except that the stewards may in their discretion, for good cause, waive this requirement if horses are shipped in for stakes or allowance races, early closers or invitationals, and are otherwise properly identified, provided that a written report of such waiver shall be submitted to the racing commission.
Prior History: (Effective:
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/16/2009 and 09/15/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 8/17/1975, 1/1/1985 )