3769-7-22 Fraudulent practices.

(A) No person shall:

(1) Corruptly give or offer money, share in a bet or offer other benefits to any person having official duties in relation to a race or to any jockey;

(2) Having official duties in relation to a race or any jockey corruptly accept or offer to accept money, share in a bet or any benefit;

(3) Willfully enter or cause to be entered or to start in any race a horse which they know to be unqualified;

(4) Fraudulently offer or receive any amount of money for scratching a horse out of a race;

(5) Without making it known to the officials, be a part owner or act as a trainer of any horse in which a jockey possesses any interest;

(6) Make any bet with or on behalf of any jockey, unless on a horse such jockey is riding;

(7) Offer or give, except through his employer or the owner or trainer of the horse ridden, a jockey any present, money or other reward in connection with his riding in any race;

(8) Accept a ticket or make a bet on any horse other than the one he rides.

(B) If any person be guilty of any corrupt or fraudulent practices in this or any other country, then such person or persons shall be suspended and referred to the commission.

(C) No jockey may accept payment of any kind, directly or indirectly, from any person other than the owner of the horse such jockey rides in a race.

(D) Failure to report fraudulent proposal. If any person shall be approached with any offer or promise of a bribe, or a wager or with a request or suggestion of a bribe, or for any improper, corrupt or fraudulent act in relation to racing, or that any race shall be conducted otherwise than fairly and honestly, it shall be the duty of such person to report the details there of immediately to the presiding state steward. Any person failing to report such information to the state steward shall be suspended and referred to the commission.

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