|Rule No.||Rule Title|
|1544||Calling off Race.|
|Rule Text||(a) If the stewards determine a race cannot start before midnight or cannot be conducted in accordance with the Board's rules and regulations, they shall cancel and call off such race.
(b) The stewards may declare a race no contest if mechanical failure or interference during the running of the race affects the majority of horses in such race.
(c) Any wagers on races called off, canceled, or declared no contest shall be refunded, and no purse, prize or stakes shall be awarded.
(d) If a race is called off, canceled, or declared no contest, any submitted claims shall be void.
(e) A race shall be canceled if no horse covers the course.
NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 19420 and 19440, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 19562, Business and Professions Code.
Amendment filed 11-22-06; effective 12-22-06.|