A printed program shall be available to
the public at all meetings where purses are offered. All programs shall furnish
the following information or such other information as the commission may
determine from time to time:
(A) Horse's name
(B) Color and
(C) Sire and dam.
(D) Owner's name.
(E) Driver's name and colors.
(F) Trainer's name.
Type of race and horses.
In claiming races, the price for which the horse is entered to
be claimed shall be indicated. If claimed, later programs shall indicate
At least the last
six (6) performances and accurate chart lines. (See rule (d)(4) of section
). An accurate chart line shall include: date of race, place, size of track if
other than half-mile, symbol for free-legged pacers, track condition, type of
race, distance, the fractional time of the leading horse including race time,
post position, position at ¼, ½, ¾, stretch with lengths
behind the leader, finish with lengths behind the leader, individual time of
the horse, closing dollar odds, name of the driver, names of the horses placed
first, second, and third by the judges. The standard symbol for breaks and
park-outs shall be used where appropriate.
(I) Information indicating drivers racing
with a provisional license.
Information indicating pacers that are racing without hopples.
(K) Summary of starts in purse races, best
win time and earnings for the current and preceding year. For purpose of the
summary, a horse's best win may be earned in either a purse or nonpurse race.
It shall not, however, be earned in a time trial.
(L) On a separate page, the date of the
association's annual license, the names of the commission members, the names of
the officers and directors of the association and the names of the racing
officials for the meeting.
speed ratings of every pari-mutuel harness racetrack.
(N) The commission rules covering the
starting of horses and the breaking of horses.
(O) An explanation of qualifying races and
explanation of the pari-mutuel daily double and multiple betting
Information when a horse
has not raced either in the current or preceding year at the gait he is entered
for on the program, which shall contain the following:
Summary of his last year of racing at said gait which shall
include his mark for that year, number of starts, number of times finishing
first, second and third and money won; such information must be given even
though he has competed in a qualifying event and will be continued until he has
two starts in the current year.
(R) In the event that a trainer entrusts the
training of a horse to an assistant trainer, the latter shall be listed as
"trainer", and the former as "stable trainer".
An official chart of the latest preceding
night's results available.
(i) Such charts
shall indicate the average weather temperature for the racing program, and
other factual information which may be deemed necessary by the commission from
time to tine.
(ii) Failure to
furnish reliable program information may subject the association and/or program
director to the penalties provided by these rules.
(iii) Owners, drivers, or others providing
misleading or inaccurate information on a horse's performance, or of attempting
to have misleading information given on a program may be penalized.
(iv) Where non-betting races are to be held
on the same day immediately before or after the regularly scheduled races and
such races are scheduled before the programs are printed, the association shall
make available to the public printed program information in the same manner and
form as in the case of scheduled races where purses are offered.