Designation of officials
. In addition to the stewards, officials
of a race meeting shall include the following:
(1) Three placing judges.
(2) Three or more patrol judges.
(3) Clerk of the scales.
(5) Jockey room custodian.
(6) Racing secretary.
(7) Timer (or timers).
(8) Paddock judge.
(9) Handicapper (or handicappers).
(10) Horse identifier.
(11) Director of security.
(12) Association veterinarians.
(13) Pari-mutuel manager.
(1) At least thirty (30)
days prior to the first day of a race meeting, the association shall submit in
writing to the commission the names of all racing officials engaged for the
meeting, and no racing official shall be qualified to act until he shall have
been licensed by the commission and pay the fee, if any, required by the act.
It shall be the duty of the commission to ascertain that the persons submitted
are fully qualified to perform the duties required of them. In the event of
incapacitation of any such approved racing official, the association may, with
the approval of the commission, appoint a substitute who must, within seven (7)
days of his appointment, obtain a license from the commission and pay the
(2) All officials in
rule (a) of this section shall be appointed by the association holding the
meeting with such exceptions as may be hereinafter noted. All the appointments
are subject to being licensed by the commission, which reserves the right to
demand a change of personnel for what it deems good and sufficient reason, the
successors to officials so replaced to be subject to being licensed by the
Compensation. All officials enumerated in this section, excepting
the commission steward, shall be compensated by the association conducting the
jobs. With the exceptions specified in these rules, no operating
official may hold more than one position at a track unless written permission
is obtained from the commission at least ten (10) days prior to the beginning
of a meet. After the beginning of a meet, if an operating official is required
to fill more than one position pursuant to these rules, a full written report
of the circumstances must be filed with the commission.
Conflict of interest. A
licensed racing official shall not, directly or indirectly, for a commission or
gratuity, or otherwise, sell or buy at private sale for himself or another, any
thoroughbred horse; nor shall he directly or indirectly buy or sell any
contract upon any jockey or apprentice for himself or another; nor shall he
write or solicit horse insurance.
Wagering prohibited. No
thoroughbred racing official may wager money or any other thing of value on the
result of a thoroughbred race conducted in Connecticut.
Reports to stewards. Each
racing official and his assistants shall report to the stewards all observed
violations of the rules.
(1) No person
employed or appointed by the commission nor any licensed racing official shall
have or maintain any interest, direct or indirect, in the ownership or leasing
of a thoroughbred participating at any licensed meeting where he works or
(2) Any licensed person
acting in any official capacity at an unrecognized meeting may be
Respect accorded officials. If any owner, trainer, jockey or any
other person licensed by the commission uses profane or indecent language to a
racing official or otherwise disturbs the peace of any track enclosure, he
shall be liable for a fine, suspension or both, or may be ruled off, and such
action shall be immediately reported to the commission by the