|Rule No.||Rule Title|
|1844.1||Suspension of Authorized Medication|
|Rule Text||(a) After a public meeting that has been noticed in accordance with Government Code section 11125(a), the Board may for any cause temporarily suspend the authorized administration to a horse entered to race of any drug, substance or medication that is otherwise permitted under Rule 1844, Authorized Medication.
(b) The temporary suspension of the authorized administration of a drug, substance or medication may be for a race, breed, or race meeting, provided all horses in the same race compete under the same conditions.
(c) The Board shall notify in writing the racing association and the trainer's organization of any temporary suspension of authorization to administer a drug, substance or medication to a horse entered to race. The written notification shall at minimum:
(1) State the authorized medication whose use is temporarily suspended,
(2) The period of time for which the use of the authorized medication is temporarily suspended, and
(3) Whether the temporary suspension is for a specific breed or a race meeting.
(d) A suspension of authorization to administer a drug, substance or medication to a horse entered to race shall not exceed 12 months.
NOTE: Authority: Sections 19440, 19562, 19580 and 19581, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 19440, 19580 and 19581, Business and Professions Code.
New rule filed 7-21-11; effective 7-21-11.