Pending Model Rule Proposals

Next Meeting: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - Westin LaPaloma Resort, Tucson, Arizona, USA. 1:30PM-5:00PM

Wagering Amendment

The RCI Pari-Mutuel Auditors Committee has proposed a modification to ARCI-004-024. Description of the Issue: Racing associations, by rule, are required to offer place and show wagering dependent on field size. When a prohibitive favorite is in a short field, the possibility of having minus pool in either the place, or more commonly show, wagers…

14 Day Injection Ban/Corticosteroid stacking.

The ARCI Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee has endorsed in principle an 14-day extended stand down on intra-articular injections and prohibition on stacking of corticosteroids. The Mid-Atlantic Industry-Regulators group has also endorsed this policy change. The Racing Medication and Testing consortium has presented a proposal to amend various Model Rules and standards to accomplish…

NSAID Policy Revisions

Both the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium and the “Mid-Atlantic Industry/Regulators Group” are proposing modifications to the current Model Medication rules to institute a 48 hour Restricted Administration Time for NSAIDs and make additional revisions to the current prohibition on stacking. The RCI Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee has endorsed the changes “in principle…

Classification and Penalty Proposals

The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, at its last Board meeting, approved recommending various additions or modifications to the ARCI Uniform Classification Guidelines for Foreign Substances And Recommended Penalties Model Rule. The recommendations were circulated to the ARCI Scientific Advisory Committee as well as the Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee prior to the Model…

Electronic Treatment Record Submissions

The ARCI Model Rules currently require all treatment records be submitted to the regulatory veterinarian or commission designee. This amendment would require the electronic submission of those records in a form determined by the commission. It would also require the disclosure of a diagnosis so as to understand the reason for the treatment. UPDATE: The…

PENALTY MODIFICATIONS

UPDATE: At the August, 2019 meeting The Model Rules Committee referred a portion of this change to the Regulatory Veterinarians Committee to develop a definition of the term “equine endangerment”. The Committee indicated a desire to finalize work on this project at the December meeting and any industry input pertinent to this matter should be…

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