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09.10.01.00.htm 09.10.01.00. Title 09 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Subtitle 10 RACING COMMISSION Chapter 01 Thoroughbred Rules Authority: Business Regulation Article, §11-210, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.10.01.01.htm 09.10.01.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter applies to:. 1) An entity licensed by the Maryland Racing Commission to hold or conduct a race meeting at which thoroughbred horse racing is permitted for any stake, purse, or reward;2) All owners, trainers, jockeys, jockey's agents, grooms, or other persons licensed by the Maryland Racing Commission to participate in racing at any of these meetings; and3) All thoroughbred and nonthoroughbred horse races except as provided by §B of this regulation..
09.10.01.02.htm 09.10.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Added money" means the amount contributed to a purse in a race, other than the fees paid by those who nominated, entered, or started in the race.1-1) "Age" of a horse is calculated from the first of January in the year in which it is foaled.. 2) "Arrears" includes money due for entrance forfeits, fees (including jockey's fees) fines, subscriptions stake, purchase mo
09.10.01.03.htm 09.10.01.03. 03 Commission Sovereignty.. A. A decision or ruling required by these regulations to be made by an entity that is not subject to the authority of the State is subject to review by the Commission.B. If the Commission does not concur with a decision of an entity under §A of this regulation, the decision of the Commission controls.
09.10.01.04.htm 09.10.01.04. 04 Reserved..
09.10.01.05.htm 09.10.01.05. 05 Repealed..
09.10.01.06.htm 09.10.01.06. 06 Repealed..
09.10.01.07.htm 09.10.01.07. 07 Claiming.. A. Except as provided in §A-1 of this regulation, in claiming races a horse is subject to claim for its entered price by:1) A licensed owner;. 2) An individual authorized to claim in behalf of a registered stable or other multiple ownership entity; or3) A registered authorized agent in behalf of a person listed in §A(1) or (2) of this regulation.. A-1. In claiming races a horse is not subject to claim if:. 1) The horse has not started for a minimum of 120 days;.
09.10.01.08.htm 09.10.01.08. 08 Repealed..
09.10.01.09.htm 09.10.01.09. 09 Colors ― Registration.. A. All racing colors carried in races shall be registered annually with the Commission on the application for owner's license. It shall be the sole responsibility of the trainer to see that his or her owner's colors are in the jockey's quarters to be used for his or her respective entries. For failure to do so, the trainer will be subject to fine.B. Any temporary change from the recorded colors of the owner shall be approved by the stewards and
09.10.01.10.htm 09.10.01.10. 10 Repealed..
09.10.01.11.htm 09.10.01.11. 11 Repealed..
09.10.01.12.htm 09.10.01.12. 12 Dead Heats.. A. When two horses run a dead heat for first place, all prizes to which first and second horses would have been entitled shall be divided equally between them; this applies in dividing prizes, whatever the number of horses running a dead heat and whatever places for which the dead heat is run. Each horse shall be deemed a winner and liable to penalty for the amount he shall receive.B. When a dead heat is run for second place, and an objection is made to th
09.10.01.13.htm 09.10.01.13. 13 Repealed..
09.10.01.14.htm 09.10.01.14. 14 Purse Money.. A. Purse money may not be distributed or used for claiming purposes within 72 hours of the running of the event in which it was earned.B. Any purse money in dispute as the result of an appeal shall be held by the association in an interest-bearing escrow account until a final determination has been made as to the proper distribution of the purse money.
09.10.01.15.htm 09.10.01.15. 15 Repealed..
09.10.01.15-1.htm 09.10.01.15-1. 15-1 Eligibility of a Horse.. A horse which is eligible for a race at the time of its entry may not have its eligibility affected by a ruling on itself or another horse regarding a disqualification in a prior race that is issued on or after the day of the race for which the horse is entered.
09.10.01.16.htm 09.10.01.16. 16 Engagements and Transfers.. A. Transfer of Engagements.. 1) If a horse is sold by private treaty, at public auction, or claimed out of a claiming race (unless the conditions of the claiming race stated otherwise) the horse is considered to be transferred with its engagements.2) The written acknowledgment of both the buyer and seller is required to negate the provisions of §A(1) of this regulation.B. Registrations and Transfers of Horses.. 1) After a horse has been
09.10.01.17.htm 09.10.01.17. 17 Entries, Declarations and Scratches.. A. Except as provided in Regulations .28 and .57 of this chapter, a horse is not qualified to start in any race unless its owner, trainer, and jockey have been duly licensed by the Commission.B. For all races, the racing secretary is to receive entries and declarations.. C. Entries and declarations shall be made in a manner designated by the racing secretary and signed by the owner of the horse, by the owner's authoriz
09.10.01.18.htm 09.10.01.18. 18 Equipment Changes.. A. Permission to add or discontinue the use of blinkers or any other device that would restrict the vision of a horse from behind shall be approved by the starter before being granted by the stewards.B. Permission for a rider to discontinue carrying a whip on his mount shall be obtained from the stewards, and permission shall be obtained from the stewards before adding the whip back as part of the rider's equipment.
09.10.01.19.htm 09.10.01.19. 19 Fines and Suspensions.. A. No racing official other than the stewards has the right to impose a fine or suspension after a hearing before the stewards.B. A racing official imposing a fine or suspension shall report it promptly to the racing secretary in writing.C. An unpaid fine may not be rescinded except with the approval of the Commission..
09.10.01.20.htm 09.10.01.20. 20 Identification of Horses.. A. All horses shall be identified to the satisfaction of the stewards except:. 1) Under the provisions of §A(2) of this regulation, the original certificate, or a duplicate, issued by the Jockey Club (New York) for thoroughbreds, or issued by the national office, or other office as specified, for the breeds concerned for nonthoroughbreds, shall show original markings and shall be filed with the racing secretary before an entry will be allowed to start;
09.10.01.20-1.htm 09.10.01.20-1. 20-1 Exercise Rider.. A. Exercise Rider License.. 1) An exercise rider shall:. a) Be licensed by the Commission; and. b) Except as provided in §A(2) of this regulation, be 16 years old or older.. 2) An individual who is 15 years old may apply for an exercise rider license, if the parent or legal guardian of the applicant files with the Commission an affidavit which states that:a) The applicant shall only exercise horses trained by the parent or legal guardian;.
09.10.01.21.htm 09.10.01.21. 21 Jockeys.. A. In order to be eligible to participate in a race, a jockey shall be licensed by the Commission.. A-1. Except as provided in §A-2 of this regulation, to qualify for a jockey license, an individual shall continue to meet the physical requirements set forth under Regulation .23A of this chapter and shall:1) Have successfully completed an apprenticeship program as sanctioned by a jurisdiction which regulates racing; or2) Display, to the satisfaction of the stewards, t
09.10.01.21-1.htm 09.10.01.21-1. 21-1 Jockey Safety Vest.. A jockey safety vest shall:. A. Cover the torso, front and back, from the collar bone to the hip bone;. B. Be of uniform material and thickness over the whole of the vest, except for localized:. 1) Variation due to pattern, for example, quilting,. 2) Thinner areas to aid fit, for example, under the arms, at fastenings and at edges, and. 3) Thicker areas in regard to particularly sensitive areas of the body, for example, the spine; and.
09.10.01.22.htm 09.10.01.22. 22 Jockey Agents.. A. Each jockey agent shall obtain a license from the Commission. Before issuance of a license, a jockey agent may be required to satisfy the Commission of the jockey agent's financial responsibility which the jockey agent shall maintain so long as the jockey agent is licensed by the Commission.B. Number of Jockeys an Agent May Be Permitted to Represent.. 1) A jockey agent may represent up to:. a) Two journeymen jockeys; and. b) One apprentice jockey..
09.10.01.23.htm 09.10.01.23. 23 Apprentice Jockey.. A. Licensure.. 1) An individual may be granted an original apprentice jockey license and an apprentice certificate by the stewards if the individual:a) Is 16 years old or older;. b) Has never been licensed and has never ridden in a race as a thoroughbred jockey, except under the conditions as provided in §A(2) of this regulation;c) When under age, has written parental consent;. d) Has the certification of two or more licensed trainers that the individu
09.10.01.24.htm 09.10.01.24. 24 Jockey Room Custodian.. A. It is the duty of the jockey room custodian to see to it that order, decorum, and cleanliness are maintained in the jockey and scale rooms.B. The custodian shall assist the clerk of the scales as he may require.. C. The custodian shall see to it that no persons, other than members of the Commission and its authorized representatives, racing officials, and the necessary jockey room attendants are admitted to the jockey room after 10 a.
09.10.01.25.htm 09.10.01.25. 25 Licenses and Registrations.. A. The following persons are required to take out a license from, or register with, the Commission:. 1) Licenses:. a) Owner;. b) Trainer;. c) Assistant trainer;. d) Jockey;. e) Apprentice jockey;. f) Jockey agent;. g) Pari-mutuel employee;. h) Stable employee;. i) Track employee;. j) Vendor;. k) Veterinarian;. l) Farrier;. m) Exercise rider.. 2) Registrations:. a) Authorized agent;. b) Stable name.. B. License and Registration Expiration..
09.10.01.26.htm 09.10.01.26. 26 Repealed..
09.10.01.27.htm 09.10.01.27. 27 Outriders.. There shall be three outriders on duty at all tracks while racing is being conducted. At least one outrider shall be on duty during training hours at all tracks under the jurisdiction of the Commission. However, at any track of less than 1 mile in circumference, there may be two outriders on duty while racing is being conducted.
09.10.01.28.htm 09.10.01.28. 28 Owners.. A. Except as provided by this section, an owner may not be allowed to start a horse under the jurisdiction of the Commission until the owner has obtained from the Commission a current owner's license. The license may be revoked, for cause, by the Commission or, in the discretion of the Commission, may be suspended, for cause, for any period of time. Before issuance of a license, an owner may be required to satisfy the Commission of his financial responsibility. An owner
09.10.01.29.htm 09.10.01.29. 29 Paddock to Post.. A. Permission shall be obtained from a steward to exercise a horse between races unless the horse is being warmed up on the way to and just before entering the paddock for the next race to be run.B. When a horse is being so warmed up before entering the paddock, its official program number shall be displayed by the rider.C. In a race, each horse shall carry a conspicuous saddlecloth number corresponding to his number on the official program. In
09.10.01.30.htm 09.10.01.30. 30 Purses.. A. Purse money earned on thoroughbred races under the provisions of Business Regulation Article, Title 11, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall be credited to the thoroughbred purse account.B. Purse money earned on nonthoroughbred races under the provisions of Business Regulation Article, Title 11, shall be credited to each nonthoroughbred breed purse account.C. If the total amount paid for purses to nonthoroughbred horses in any race meeting does not equal
09.10.01.31.htm 09.10.01.31. 31 Penalties and Allowances.. A. Weight penalties are obligatory.. B. Weight allowance is obligatory except by permission of a steward. This permission shall be obtained at the time of entry.C. Weight allowance shall be claimed at the time of overnight entry and shall be the responsibility of the trainer.D. An apprentice allowance may be claimed at scratch time if the named rider is unable to fulfill their engagement.E. An apprentice allowance may not be claimed at s
09.10.01.32.htm 09.10.01.32. 32 Post Position.. A. Post positions shall be determined publicly by lot in the presence of the racing secretary or his deputy, or one or more stewards.B. Beginning from the inside rail, the horses shall take their positions at the post in keeping with the numerical order resulting from the public drawing.
09.10.01.33.htm 09.10.01.33. 33 Repealed..
09.10.01.34.htm 09.10.01.34. 34 Produce Races.. A. In making an entry for a produce race, the produce is entered by specifying the dam and the sire or sires.B. The entry of the mare is void if:. 1) The produce of a mare is dropped before the 1st of January;. 2) There is no produce;. 3) The produce is dead when dropped; or. 4) Twins are dropped.. C. In produce races, allowances for the produce of untried horses shall be claimed before the time of closing, and are not lost by subsequent winnings.
09.10.01.35.htm 09.10.01.35. 35 Objections, When and Where Made, and Appeals.. A. All objections shall be made to the stewards by the objector. Objections that are not claims of interference shall be in writing and signed by the objector.B. Permission of the stewards is necessary before an objection can be withdrawn.. C. The person or persons lodging the objection shall pay all the costs and expenses incurred in resolving the objection in such proportions as the stewards shall decide, unles
09.10.01.36.htm 09.10.01.36. 36 Racing Officials.. A. For each day of live racing during a race meeting, the racing officials on duty shall include:. 1) Three stewards;. 2) Three placing judges;. 3) A clerk of the scales;. 4) One or more patrol judges;. 5) A horse identifier;. 6) A starter;. 7) A paddock judge;. 8) A racing secretary, who may also be the handicapper;. 9) A timer; and. 10) One or more Commission veterinarians.. B. Except for the stewards and Commission veterinarians, the officials spec
09.10.01.37.htm 09.10.01.37. 37 Reserved..
09.10.01.38.htm 09.10.01.38. 38 Clerk of the Scales.. The clerk of the scales shall:. A. Exhibit the number of each horse for which a jockey has been weighed out and forthwith furnish the starter with a list of these numbers;B. Weigh all jockeys out and in;. C. Accurately record and publish on the notice board any overweight or any change of jockey, weight, or racing colors, as compared with those stated on the official program and shall promptly supply all proper racing officials with all pertinent changes;
09.10.01.39.htm 09.10.01.39. 39 Handicapper.. A. The handicapper, who may be the racing secretary, shall assign the weights to be carried by each horse in a handicap.B. The handicapper shall append to the weights for every handicap the day and hour from which winners will be liable to weight penalty.C. If there are no penalties, that fact shall be appended to the weights. An alteration of weights may not be made after publication.D. In case of omission, through error, of the name or weight of a horse dul
09.10.01.40.htm 09.10.01.40. 40 Paddock Judge.. A. The paddock judge shall keep a record of all equipment carried by all horses in all races under his jurisdiction, permitting no change in equipment not authorized by the stewards.B. The paddock judge, in each race, shall require the farrier in attendance in the paddock to see to it that all horses are properly shod. The paddock judge shall report immediately to the stewards the findings of the farrier.
09.10.01.41.htm 09.10.01.41. 41 Patrol Judges.. A patrol judge, for each race, shall:. A. Take a station at a place designated by the stewards;. B. Be subject to the orders of the stewards;. C. Report to the stewards all pertinent observations; and. D. File a written report regarding a pertinent observation if requested by the stewards..
09.10.01.42.htm 09.10.01.42. 42 Placing Judges.. A. At the finish of each race, the placing judges shall be in the stand provided by the association for the observation of the finish of the race.B. The nose of a horse at the finish line is the determining factor as to the placing of the horse in relation to the other horses in the race.C. The placing judges may examine a photograph, or other electronic recording, of the finish of the race before making a determination as to the official order of finish.
09.10.01.43.htm 09.10.01.43. 43 Racing Secretary.. A. The racing secretary shall discharge all duties of his office, expressed or implied, as required by these rules.B. The racing secretary shall compile an official program for each racing day, which shall state the time fixed for the first race and give the names of the horses which are to run in each of the races of the day.C. Program.. 1) The program shall indicate:. a) The order in which each race is to be run;.
09.10.01.44.htm 09.10.01.44. 44 Starter.. A. The field of horses in a race shall be in the hands of the starter from the time the field begins to line up for the start until the field is released by the starter.A-1. When the field is in the hands of the starter, the horses are entitled to no further care from their attendants, except, if circumstances so indicate, the starter may permit the jockeys to dismount and the horses to be cared for until corrective measures have been taken.B. All orders necessary t
09.10.01.45.htm 09.10.01.45. 45 Stewards.. A. When a vacancy occurs among the racing officials before post time of the first race of the day, or when a vacancy occurs after the racing of the day has started, the stewards immediately shall fill the vacancy. The appointment shall be effective only for the day, unless the association fails to fill the vacancy on the following day and notifies the stewards of its action not less than 1 hour before the post time of the first race of the day.
09.10.01.46.htm 09.10.01.46. 46 Repealed..
09.10.01.47.htm 09.10.01.47. 47 Veterinarians.. A. A board of veterinarians, consisting of a chief veterinarian, and such other veterinarians as the Commission may deem necessary shall be designated for duty at each Maryland track.B. A Commission veterinarian shall examine every horse appearing in the day's entries in the stable area before the race in which it is to run and make a report on its racing condition to the stewards.C. In general, he shall familiarize himself with the racing condition of al
09.10.01.48.htm 09.10.01.48. 48 Repealed..
09.10.01.49.htm 09.10.01.49. 49 Rewards to Breeders ― Maryland-Bred Rules.. A. For the purposes of this regulation:. 1) A horse is considered to be bred where it is foaled;. 2) The breeder of a horse is the owner of the dam at the time the horse was foaled;. 3) A Maryland stallion is a stallion that is:. a) In Maryland for at least one full breeding season, which begins on February 15 and ends after July 15 of each year; orb) Brought into Maryland subsequent to the start of the breeding season and
09.10.01.50.htm 09.10.01.50. 50 Rules of the Race.. A. During the running of a race:. 1) Unless caused wholly or partly by some other horse, a horse may not:. a) Carry another horse in or out;. b) Cross or weave in front of another horse without sufficient clearance;. c) Jostle another horse;. d) Intimidate another horse; or. e) Impede another horse; and. 2) A jockey may not:. a) Strike another horse or jockey;. b) Ride in a careless manner; or. c) Unnecessarily cause the horse the jockey is rid
09.10.01.51.htm 09.10.01.51. 51 Safety Equipment.. An individual astride a horse or pony on the grounds of a facility under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission shall wear a:A. Safety helmet which is designed to adequately protect the head from injury; and. B. Safety vest which is equal to or exceeds the requirements set forth in Regulation .21-1 of this chapter.
09.10.01.52.htm 09.10.01.52. 52 Repealed..
09.10.01.53.htm 09.10.01.53. 53 Farrier.. A. A farrier may not shoe horses at a race track under the jurisdiction of the Commission until the farrier has obtained a license from the Commission.B. An applicant shall satisfy all of the following requirements before obtaining a farrier's license:1) The applicant shall be endorsed by three trainers licensed in Maryland and shall have had a minimum of 2 years experience.2) An examination shall be conducted to demonstrate an applicant's ability
09.10.01.54.htm 09.10.01.54. 54 Reserved..
09.10.01.55.htm 09.10.01.55. 55 Steeplechase Races.. Steeplechase racing shall be held in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association, unless in direct conflict with the spirit of the rules herein established, in which event the latter governs.
09.10.01.56.htm 09.10.01.56. 56 Repealed..
09.10.01.57.htm 09.10.01.57. 57 Trainers.. A. Eligibility. A person may not be granted a trainer's license unless the person has:. 1) Been previously issued a trainer's license;. 2) Been issued a trainer's license in another jurisdiction and started a horse in that jurisdiction; or3) Satisfied all of the following requirements:. a) Served a minimum of 1 year as an apprentice with a licensed trainer;. b) Submitted notarized statements from three licensed trainers containing their opinions as to the applicant's:
09.10.01.58.htm 09.10.01.58. 58 Weighing In.. A. After a race has been run, the jockey shall ride promptly to the area designated by the association to dismount and report to the clerk of the scales to be weighed in.B. If a jockey is prevented from riding a mount to the area designated by the association to dismount because of an accident or illness, either to the jockey or the horse, the jockey may walk or be carried to the scales, or the jockey may be excused by the stewards from weigC. Except by permission o
09.10.01.59.htm 09.10.01.59. 59 Weighing Out.. A. Jockeys shall be weighed out for their respective mounts in each race by the clerk of the scales not less than 20 minutes before the time fixed for the race. In case of the substitution of a jockey after the original jockey has been weighed out, the substitute jockey shall be weighed as promptly as possible and the name of the substitute jockey and the jockey's weight shall be publicly announced and posted.B. A saddle and the following equipment, if used,
09.10.01.60.htm 09.10.01.60. 60 Estimating Winnings.. A. The winnings of a horse in a stakes race shall be computed on the value of the gross purse.. B. In estimating foreign winnings, the current rate of exchange at the time of those winnings shall be adopted.C. The value of prizes not in money will not be estimated in the value of the race to the winner.. D. In estimating the value of a series of races in which an extra sum of money or prize is won by winning two or more races, the extra sum or prize sh
09.10.01.61.htm 09.10.01.61. 61 Repealed..
09.10.01.62.htm 09.10.01.62. 62 Repealed..
09.10.01.63.htm 09.10.01.63. 63 Repealed..
09.10.01.64.htm 09.10.01.64. 64 Jockey Fees.. Subject to the approval of the Commission, the amount earned by a jockey for finishing first, second, third, or unplaced shall be determined by a written agreement between the organizations that represent the majority of owners and trainers and a majority of jockeys riding in Maryland.
09.10.01.65.htm 09.10.01.65. 65 Repealed..
09.10.01.66.htm 09.10.01.66. 66 Pari-Mutuels.. A. The Maryland Racing Commission, acting under authority of the law creating it, has established the pari-mutuel as the only legal system of wagering on horse racing on all tracks in Maryland over which it has jurisdiction.B. The "take" shall be in accordance with the law existing at the time of the race meeting.. C. The least number of horses in separate interests that can take part in a race in which payment out of the several pools may be made are:
09.10.01.67.htm 09.10.01.67. 67 Daily Doubles.. A. Daily doubles may be limited to one for each racing program.. B. Coupled entries are permitted.. C. Fields are prohibited in either half of the daily double. This section does not apply to races conducted by the Cecil County Breeders' Fair, Inc. (Fair Hill)D. The pay-off shall be posted after the pool closes, and before the race completing the double has been run, except in the event of a dead heat in the first half of the daily double, when the posting
09.10.01.68.htm 09.10.01.68. 68 Twin Doubles.. A. The twin double is a part of the pari-mutuel system of wagering. It is a contract by each participant to pick (select) the winner of each of four races as may be designated by a licensee, with the approval of the Commission. For the purpose of this rule, these four races will be referred to as the twin double races. The first two races shall be referred to as the first half of the twin double. The third and fourth races shall be referred to as
09.10.01.69.htm 09.10.01.69. 69 Quinellas.. A. Each association shall either print in the daily program or prominently post at all areas where quinella wagering is conducted the following quinella conditions:1) An exchange of tickets, after purchaser has left the sales window, may not be made.. 2) The quinella is not a parlay and has no connection with or relation to the tote betting. All tickets on the quinella will be calculated in an entirely separate pool.3) Selections are to be made by program number and
09.10.01.70.htm 09.10.01.70. 70 Exactas.. A. The exacta is a contract by the purchaser of a ticket combining two horses in a single race, selecting the two horses that will subsequently finish first and second in that race. Payment of the ticket shall be made only to the purchaser who has selected the same order of finish as officially posted.B. The exacta is not a parlay and has no connection with or relation to the win, place and show betting and shall be calculated as an entirely separate pool.
09.10.01.71.htm 09.10.01.71. 71 Triples (Trifectas). A. The triple is a contract by the purchaser of a ticket combining three horses that will subsequently finish first, second, and third in that race. Payment of the ticket shall be made only to the purchaser who has selected the same order of finish as officially posted.B. The triple is not a parlay and has no connection with or relation to the win, place and show betting and will be calculated as an entirely separate pool.
09.10.01.72.htm 09.10.01.72. 72 Repealed..
09.10.01.73.htm 09.10.01.73. 73 Pick Six.. A. The Pick Six is a form of pari-mutuel wagering. Each bettor selects the first horse in each of six consecutive races designated as the Pick Six races by the Association. The principle of a Pick Six is, in effect, a contract by the purchaser of a Pick Six ticket to select the winners of each of the six races designated as the Pick Six.B. The Pick Six pool shall be held entirely separate from all other pools and is not part of a daily double, exacta, trifecta
09.10.01.74.htm 09.10.01.74. 74 Double Triple (Twin Trifecta). A. The Double Triple is a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which the bettor selects the three horses that will finish first, second, and third in each of the two designated races of the Double Triple, in the exact order of finish as officially posted.B. The two races which comprise the Double Triple shall be approved by the Commission and clearly designated in the program.C. Each bettor purchasing a Double Triple ticket shall designate his three
09.10.01.75.htm 09.10.01.75. 75 Super Bet.. A. The Super Bet is a form of pari-mutuel wagering on three designated races. The bettor selects the two horses that will finish first and second in each of the first two designated races of the Super Bet, and the three horses that will finish first, second, and third in the third designated race of the Super Bet, in each case in the exact order of finish as officially posted.B. The Super Bet pool shall be held entirely separate from all other pools,
09.10.01.76.htm 09.10.01.76. 76 Pick Three.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, the Pick Three is a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which each bettor selects the winning horse in each of three consecutive races designated by the Association.B. With the approval of the Commission, an Association may offer Pick Three wagering on three stake races scheduled to be contested over not more than 2 consecutive days.C. The Association may designate a wager described in §A or B of this regul
09.10.01.77.htm 09.10.01.77. 77 Intertrack Wagering.. A. The Commission shall establish a system of intertrack wagering. This system is limited to betting at the racetrack of an association which is not itself conducting the race on which betting is being taken (the "receiving track" on a race which is being conducted live or by simulcast on a licensed racing day at the racetrack of another association (the "sending track" All betting under this regulation shall take place within the confines of the
09.10.01.78.htm 09.10.01.78. 78 Quad Wagering.. A. The quad is a contract by the purchaser of a ticket combining four horses to finish first, second, third, and fourth in that specific order in a race on which quad wagering is offered. Payment of the ticket shall be made only to the purchaser who has selected the same order of finish as officially posted.B. The quad is not a parlay and has no connection with, or relation to, any other wagering pool and shall be calculated as an entirely separate pool.
09.10.01.79.htm 09.10.01.79. 79 Pick-7.. A. The Pick-7 pari-mutuel pool is not a parlay and has no connection with or relation to any other pari-mutuel pool.B. The Pick-7 pari-mutuel pool consists of amounts wagered by individuals on the individuals' selections to finish first in each of the 7 races designated by an Association, with the approval of the Commission, to be part of the Pick-7 wager.C. Horses constituting an entry of coupled horses or horses coupled to constitute the mutuel field i
09.10.01.80.htm 09.10.01.80. 80 Pick-7 with Carry-Over.. A. The Pick-7 with Carry-Over pari-mutuel pool is not a parlay and has no connection with or relation to any other pari-mutuel pool.B. The Pick-7 with Carry-Over pari-mutuel pool consists of amounts wagered by individuals on the individuals' selections to finish first in each of the seven races designated by an Association, with the approval of the Commission, to be part of the Pick-7 with Carry-Over wager.C. Those horses constitut
09.10.01.81.htm 09.10.01.81. 81 Commingled Pari-Mutuel Pools.. A. Commingling of pari-mutuel pools occurs when all wagers which are made, both within and outside of Maryland on a specific pari-mutuel pool, are combined for the purpose of determining a payout.B. For the purpose of this regulation:. 1) "Gross pool" means the total monies accumulated in a specific wagering pool before the deduction of the applicable takeout as prescribed by the law in the jurisdiction in which the wagers take place.
09.10.01.82.htm 09.10.01.82. 82 Bingo Bet.. A. The Bingo Bet is a type of bet in which betting interests are selected and placed in a total of nine blocks, arranged in three columns with three blocks in each column thereby forming a square.B. For the columns described under §A of this regulation, the totalisator company shall assign to each block in column:1) One, the number of a betting interest selected to finish first;. 2) Two, the number of a betting interest selected to finish first or second
09.10.01.83.htm 09.10.01.83. 83 Head-to-Head Wager.. A. Definition.. 1) In this regulation, the following term has the meaning indicated.. 2) Term Defined. Head-to-head wager means a bet in which an individual selects one of two designated horses in a particular race to reach the finish line before the other, regardless of the position in which the other horses finish the race.B. The association shall designate:. 1) Which races a head-to-head wager will be offered; and.
09.10.01.84.htm 09.10.01.84. 84 Pick (n). A. The Pick (n) is a type of bet encompassing four or more races, the exact number of races being determined by the number substituted for (n) In Pick (n) a bettor selects a betting interest to finish not lower than the position specified for this bet by the racing association for each of the races comprising the bet.B. A Pick (n) bet shall be refunded if:. 1) For any reason, 50 percent or more of the races scheduled as a part of this bet are cancelled or
09.10.01.85.htm 09.10.01.85. 85 Quad Trifecta.. A. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Racing association" means the racing association in the State conducting Quad Trifecta wagering.. 2) "Net Quad Trifecta pool" means the total amount wagered in the Quad Trifecta pool, except for any carryover generated from previous Quad Trifecta wagering, less the appropriate take-out.3) "Single price pool" means the method of determining a pay-off price where the aggregate winning t
09.10.01.86.htm 09.10.01.86. 86 Super High Five.. A. The Super High Five is a contract by the purchaser of a ticket combining five horses to finish first, second, third, fourth, and fifth, in that specific order, in a race on which Super High Five wagering is offered. Payment of the ticket shall be made only to the purchaser who has selected the same order of finish as officially posted.B. The Super High Five is not a parlay and has no connection with, or relation to, any other wagering pool. The Super High Fi
09.10.01.87.htm 09.10.01.87. 87 Jockey Challenge.. A. A jockey challenge event is one in which the Racing Association:. 1) Designates the specific races on a racing program that will comprise the event;. 2) Designates those jockeys who are scheduled to ride in each of the races comprising the event; and. 3) Assigns a number to each of the jockeys participating in these races.. B. The number of horses scheduled to participate in each race comprising the event shall be the same or greater than the numb
09.10.01.88.htm 09.10.01.88. 88 Pick (n) Jackpot.. A. The Pick (n) Jackpot is a type of bet encompassing five or more races, the exact number of races being determined by the number substituted for (n) where, unless otherwise provided, only one, unique ticket holder designates the official winners in each of the Pick (n) Jackpot races.B. Except as provided in §G of this regulation, the net pari-mutuel pool for the Pick (n) Jackpot bet that day, together with any carryover from previous pools of the same typ
09.10.01.89.htm 09.10.01.89. 89 Roulette Wager.. A. The Roulette Wager shall be held as a separate pool in every race in which it is offered. It is a single-price pool that requires the selection of the designated group that includes the betting interest member that is the first-place finisher for a single contest.B. For each race in which this wager is offered:. 1) The association shall designate each betting interest as a member of one of three clearly named groups: Red. Black, or Gre2) The pool shall be dist
09.10.01.90.htm 09.10.01.90. 90 Future Wager.. A. The Future Wager requires selection of the first-place finisher in a specified contest.. B. The association shall apply in writing to the Commission for approval to offer the Future Wager on the specified contest and may not offer the wager until Commission approval has been granted. The written application shall include the date and time for the pool to be opened and closed, a description of the system for compiling the pool and calculating odds and payout pr
09.10.01.91.htm 09.10.01.91. 91 Jackpot Super High Five.. A. The Jackpot Super High Five is a contract by the purchaser of a ticket combining five horses to finish first, second, third, fourth, and fifth, in that specific order, in a race on which Jackpot Super High Five wagering is offered, where, unless otherwise provided, only one, unique pari-mutuel ticket holder designates the official order of finish for the first five horses. Payment of the ticket shall be made only to the purchaser of the single
09.10.01.9999.htm 09.10.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: All rules were in effect as of 7/1/70, except as noted below:. Regulation .01A amended effective October 16, 1989 (16:20 Md. R. 2180). Regulation .01B amended effective December 12, 1980 (7:25 Md. R. 2336). Regulation .01C adopted effective July 27, 1987 (14:15 Md. R. 1659). Regulation .03E: 8/3/72. Regulation .03H-1 adopted effective May 19, 1986 (13:10 Md. R. 1155). Regulation .03I: 7/6/71.
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