Pending Model Rule Proposals

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 2:00-4:30pm, Embassy Suites, Arcadia, CA, USA

Clenbuterol in Standardbred Races

The United States Trotting Association has proposed a modification of the regulatory policy concerning clenbuterol in Standardbred races.   This proposal has been forwarded to the ARCI by several Standardbred Racing Regulatory authorities for review and analysis.

Access to Vet Records on Ship-ins.

The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium on November 26, 2018 submitted a proposal to modify the Model Rules concerning access to a horse’s veterinary records if that horse has shipped in to the grounds of a licensed racetrack within 14 days of a race. While this submission was made in the days prior to the…

Jurisdiction Over the Horse (CARRY OVER ITEM)

THIS ISSUE WAS SET ASIDE AT THE DECEMBER, 2018 MODEL RULES COMMITTEE MEETING DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS AND THE DESIRE TO ADDRESS ACTION-READY ITEMS. Background: 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…

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…

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