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Rule No.Rule Title
1846Racing Soundness Examination.
Rule TextEach and every horse entered to race shall be subjected to a veterinary examination for racingsoundness and health on race day not later than two hours prior to official post time for therace in which the horse is to compete. Such an examination shall be referred to as the "RacingSoundness Exam". (a) The examination shall include but not be limited to close inspection of the eyes, examinationof the legs, recording of the temperature of the horse and observation of the horse at rest andwhile in motion. (b) All such examinations shall be conducted in or near the stall to which the animal is assignedand shall be conducted by the Official Veterinarian or the Racing Veterinarian. (c) The Official Veterinarian shall keep or cause to be kept a continuing health and racingsoundness record of each horse so examined. NOTE: Authority cited: Section 19440, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections337f, g and h, Penal Code. Sections 19401 and 19440, Business and Professions Code. HISTORY: 1. Repealer and new rule filed 10-29-81; effective 11-28-81.
 

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