Pending Model Rule Proposals

Next Meeting: Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 1:30pm, Omni Tucson National Resort, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Single Pool Wagering

Please see the attached proposal concerning adding new language to the Model Rules providing for a methodology to process wagers through a single pool system. The ARCI Pari Mutuel Auditors Committee is assessing this proposal and may have a recommendation coming forward. Single Pool Methodology 11-09-18

Various Amendments to Chapter 6 – Flat Racing Officials

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) has proposed numerous amendments to this section of the Model Rules, based upon recommendations from the joint ROAP-ARCI Stewards Advisory Committee. Some changes are relatively minor and address inconsistencies in existing Model Rule language or adjust existing language to reflect current technology or industry practice.   Others are more…

Auditing Program – Instant Racing

The ARCI Pari-Mutuel Auditors Committee met in Chicago in September and discussed the need to have a model audit program adopted as a “best practice” to be recommended to the commissions seeking guidance in this area. The programs in various states were discussed.   This is an informational item on the agenda. OREGON RACING COMMISSION…

Jurisdiction Over the Horse

In December, 2017 the ARCI Board formally called for the expansion of regulatory authority over those aspects of the racing industry that are not currently subject to the independent oversight provided by racing regulatory authorities.    A main reason for this action was to obtain authority to deal with the equine welfare threat posed by…

Mandatory Rest Periods for Racehorses

The information contained in THIS ARTICLE will be discussed at the upcoming meeting. Use this link to access (through purchase) the actual study. No proposal has been submitted on this issue and, as such, it is a discussion item only. THIS ITEM MAY BE DEFERRED DUE TO THE CONFLICTING MEETINGS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF…

Interference (Hold Over Item)

INTERFERENCE – FLAT RACING This matter was discussed at the last Model Rules Committee meeting.  No action was taken..  There are two philosophies concerning interference in flat racing, creating an inconsistency for riders and fans.   Please see the attached documents for a background as well as the proposed approach that has been adopted by…

%d bloggers like this: