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09.10.03.00.htm 09.10.03.00. Title 09 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Subtitle 10 RACING COMMISSION Chapter 03 Prohibited Acts Authority: Business Regulation Article, §11-210, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.10.03.01.htm 09.10.03.01. 01 Definitions.. A. The definitions set forth in Business Regulation Article, §11-210, Annotated Code of Maryland, apply in this chapter, unless otherwise noted.B. In addition, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. 1) “ARCI” means the Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc. a trade organization of the official governing rule making bodies for horse racing in North America with pari-mutuel betting.
09.10.03.01-1.htm 09.10.03.01-1. 01-1 Restricted Use of Medications and Other Substances.. The use of the following medications and other substances are permitted if quantitated at not more than the specified thresholds:A. Acepromazine quantitated at not more than 10 nanograms per milliliter of HEPS in urine;. A-1. Albuterol quantitated at not more than 1 nanogram per milliliter of urine;. B. Betamethasone quantitated at not more than 10 picograms per milliliter of blood plasma or serum;.
09.10.03.01-2.htm 09.10.03.01-2. 01-2 Medical Records.. The health and medical record of a horse shall include the name of the horse and all medications, drugs, substances, or procedures administered by an individual or prescribed or administered by a veterinarian for up to the previous 3 years.
09.10.03.02.htm 09.10.03.02. 02 Sanctions.. In addition to a specific sanction applicable to a particular violation, an individual found by the:. A. Stewards or judges to have violated a provision of this chapter may be subject to:. 1) A fine of up to $2,500;. 2) The suspension of any license issued by the Commission for a period of up to 360 days; and. 3) Referral to the Commission for additional sanctions if the stewards or judges determine that a greater sanction is warranted than they are empowere
09.10.03.03.htm 09.10.03.03. 03 General.. A. Except as provided in §A(14) of this regulation, the following acts are prohibited if committed on the grounds of a facility under the jurisdiction of the Commission, if they affect a race conducted live in this State, or if they affect the betting on a race in this State:1) Offering, promising, giving, accepting, or soliciting a bribe in any form, directly or indirectly, to or by a person having any connection with the outcome of a race;2) Entering, or knowingly
09.10.03.04.htm 09.10.03.04. 04 Drug Prohibition ― Horses.. A. Other than Lasix administered in accordance with the regulations in this chapter, an individual may not administer, cause to be administered, participate, or attempt to participate in any way in the administration of any drug or medication to a horse:1) During the 24-hour period before the scheduled post time for the race in which the horse is to participate; and2) Until after the race in which the horse is programmed to participate is run..
09.10.03.05.htm 09.10.03.05. 05 Drug Prohibition ― Humans.. A. Drug Testing.. 1) The stewards or judges may direct a licensee to deliver a specimen of urine, or submit to another noninvasive test, in the presence of the track physician or other representative appointed by the Commission, for the detection of an impermissible drug, using as a basis for this directive:a) Reasonable cause for any licensee; or. b) Random selection for a licensee who:.
09.10.03.06.htm 09.10.03.06. 06 Alcohol Detection Test.. A. The stewards, judges, or a designated Commission representative may direct a licensee to submit to a noninvasive alcohol detection test for the detection of an impermissible level of alcohol, using as a basis for this order:1) Reasonable cause for any licensee; or. 2) Random selection for a licensee who, as part of the licensee's duties and responsibilities, comes into contact with a horse.B. A test which shows a reading of more than 0.05
09.10.03.07.htm 09.10.03.07. 07 Search and Seizure.. A. The stewards, judges, or designated Commission representatives have the right to enter into or upon the buildings, stables, rooms, automobiles, or any other place within the grounds of a facility under the jurisdiction of the Commission for the purpose of examining them, as well as the personal property and effects of a licensee contained there for the purpose of searching for, and the seizure of, items that constitute evidence of a violation
09.10.03.08.htm 09.10.03.08. 08 Bleeders.. A. The administration of Lasix to a horse is permissible, except as set forth in §A-1 of this regulation, if:1) The administration of Lasix is recommended by a practicing veterinarian;. 2) The recommendation is submitted to the State Veterinarian in writing; and. 3) The trainer declares the use of Lasix at the time of entry.. A-1. No 2-year-old thoroughbred horse or any thoroughbred horse scheduled to compete in a graded stakes race may be administe
09.10.03.09.htm 09.10.03.09. 09 Equine Specimen Testing.. A. The stewards or judges may designate a horse entered in a race to give a blood or urine sample, or both, before or following the race.B. At the conclusion of each race, urine and blood samples shall be collected from the winner of the race and any other horses that the Commission or stewards or judges may direct.C. The collection of the urine sample shall be performed by a Commission representative in the presence of the owner, trainer
09.10.03.10.htm 09.10.03.10. 10 Out-of-Competition Testing.. A. The Commission may, at a reasonable time on any date, take blood, urine, or other biologic samples from a horse to ensure compliance with applicable medication and anti-doping standards set forth by the Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc. as such standards may be amended and updated from time to time. The Commission shall own such samples. This regulation authorizes only the collection and testing of samples and does not in
09.10.03.9999.htm 09.10.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 2, 1994 (20:26 Md. R. 2027). Regulation .01 amended as an emergency provision effective May 18, 2017 (44:12 Md. R. 585) emergency status expired September 1, 2017Regulation .01 amended effective September 25, 2017 (44:19 Md. R. 896). Regulation .01B amended as an emergency provision effective October 27, 1995 (22:23 Md. R. 1794) emergency status expired April 1, 1996Regulation .01B amended effective October 29, 2001
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