(1) "Added money" means the
amount of money, exclusive of trophy, added into a stakes race by an
association, a sponsor, a state-bred program, or other fund, and which is in
addition to stakes fees paid by subscribers.
(2) "Age" means the number of years since a
horse was foaled, reckoned as if the horse was foaled on January 1 of the year
in which the horse was foaled.
"Also eligible" means in standardbred racing:
(a) An eligible horse, properly entered,
which is not drawn for inclusion in a race, but which becomes eligible
according to preference or lot if another horse is scratched prior to the
scratch time deadline; or
next preferred nonqualifier for the finals, or consolation from a set of
elimination trials, which becomes eligible if a finalist is scratched by the
judges for a rule violation, or is otherwise eligible if written race
"Appeal" means a request for the commission to investigate, consider, and
review any decision or ruling of a judge or official of a meeting.
(5) "ARCI" means the Association of Racing
"Association" is defined by
"Claiming race" means a race in which
ownership of a horse participating in the race may be transferred in conformity
"Closing" means the time published by the association after which entries for a
race will not be accepted by the racing secretary.
(9) "Coggins test" means a blood test used to
determine if a horse is positive for Equine Infectious Anemia.
"Commission" is defined in 810 KAR
"Condition race" means
an overnight race in which eligibility is determined according to specified
conditions, such as:
(d) Number of starts; or
(e) Positions of finishes.
(12) "Conditions" means
qualifications that determine a horse's eligibility to be entered in a
(13) "Coupled entry" means
two (2) or more horses in a race that are treated as a single betting interest
for pari-mutuel wagering purposes.
"Dash" means a race in a single trial or
in a series of two (2) or three (3) races governed by one (1) entry fee for the
series, in which:
(a) A horse starts in all
races with positions drawn for each race; and
(b) The number of purse distributions or
payouts awarded does exceed the number of starters in the race.
(15) "Day" means any twenty-four
(24) hour period beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at midnight.
(16) "Declaration" means the naming of a
particular horse as a starter in a particular race.
(17) "Disqualification" means a ruling of the
judges or the commission revising the order of finish of a race.
(18) "Draw" means the process of determining
post positions by lot.
"Driver" means a person who is licensed to drive a horse in a race.
(20) "Early closing race" means a race for a
definite amount of money in which entries close at least six (6) weeks prior to
eligibility" means a computer-generated eligibility certificate that records a
horse's racing statistics.
"Elimination heat" means an individual heat of a race in which the contestants
qualify for a final heat.
"Entry" means the act of nominating a horse for a race in conformance with KAR
pari-mutuel meeting" means a meeting or series of meetings:
(a) At which an agricultural fair is not in
(b) With an annual total
of more than six (6) days duration; and
(c) During which pari-mutuel wagering is
or "mutuel field" means a single betting interest involving more than one (1)
horse that is not a mutuel entry.
(26) "Forfeit" means money due by a licensee
because of an error, fault, neglect of duty, breach of contract, or alternative
ruling of the judges or the commission.
(27) "Foul" means any action by any driver
that tends to hinder another driver or any horse in the proper running of the
(28) "Futurity" means a stake
in which the dam of the competing animal is nominated either when in foal or
during the year of foaling.
"Handicap" means a race in which allowances are made according to a horse's:
(c) Claiming price; or
(30) "Horse" means any equine registered for
racing with the applicable breed registry, irrespective of age or sex
means a horse or person not qualified under Title 810 KAR or conditions of a
race to participate in a specified racing activity.
(32) "In harness" means that the performance
will be to a sulky.
means a duly appointed racing official with powers and duties established in
serving at a current meeting in the
(34) "Late closing
race" means a race for a fixed amount of money in which entries close less than
six (6) weeks but more than three (3) days before the race is to be
(35) "Lessee" means a
licensed owner whose interest in a horse is a leasehold.
(36) "Licensed premises" is defined by
(37) "Licensee" means an individual, firm,
association, partnership, corporation, trustee, or legal representative that
has been duly issued a currently valid license to participate in racing in the
the entire period of consecutive days, exclusive of dark days, granted by the
commission to a licensed association for the conduct of live horse racing that:
(a) Begins at 10 a.m. of the first racing
(b) Extends through a
period ending one (1) hour after the last scheduled race of the last
(39) "Month" means
(40) "Mutuel entry"
means a single betting interest involving two (2) or more horses entered in the
same race and joined for pari-mutuel purposes because of common ties as to
ownership or training so that a wager on one (1) horse joined in a mutuel entry
is a wager on all horses joined in the same mutuel entry.
(41) "Nomination" means a subscription or
entry of a horse in a stakes or early closing race.
(42) "Nominator" means the person in whose
name a horse is entered for a stakes race.
(43) "Objection" means a verbal claim of foul
in a race lodged by the horse's driver, trainer, or owner before the race is
time" means the elapsed time from the moment the first horse crosses the timing
beam until the first horse crosses the finish line.
(45) "Overnight race" means a contest for
which entries close at a time set by the racing secretary.
(46) "Owner" means any person who holds, in
whole or in part, any right, title, or interest in a horse, or any lessee of a
horse, who has been duly issued a currently valid owner's license as a person
responsible for the horse.
"Pari-mutuel wagering," "mutuel wagering", or "pari-mutuel system of wagering"
is defined by
(48) "Patron" means an individual present at
a track, a licensed premises, or a simulcast facility who observes or wagers on
a live or historical horse race.
(49) "Post" means the starting point of a
(50) "Post position" means
the relative place assigned to each horse, numbered from the inner rail across
the track at the starting line, from which each horse is to start a
(51) "Post time" means the
advertised moment scheduled for the arrival of all horses at the starting point
for a race.
(52) "Protest" means a
written objection charging that a horse is ineligible to race, alleging
improper entry procedures, or citing any act of an owner, trainer, driver, or
official prohibited by rules which, if true, would exclude that horse or driver
(53) "Purse" means the
gross cash portion of the prize for which a race is run.
(54) "Purse race" means any race for which
entries close at a time designated by the racing secretary, and for which
owners of horses entered are not required by its conditions to contribute money
toward its purse.
(55) "Race" means
a running contest between horses, driven by drivers at a recognized meeting,
during regular racing hours, for a prize.
(56) "Race day" means any period of
twenty-four (24) hours beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at midnight in which
live racing is conducted by an association.
(57) "Racing official" means a racing
commission member, commission staff, as duties require, and all association
racing department employees, as duties require.
(58) "Registration certificate" means the
document, racing permit, or virtual certificate issued by the appropriate breed
registry identifying the horse for racing.
(59) "Result" means the part of the official
order of finish in a race used to determine the pari-mutuel payoff of
means all determinations, decisions, or orders of the judges or of the
commission issued in writing and posted.
(61) "Scratch" means the withdrawal of a
horse entered for a race after the time of closing of entries for the race in
conformance with Title 810 KAR.
(62) "Scratch time" means the time set by the
racing secretary as a deadline for horsemen to indicate their desire to scratch
out of a race.
is defined by
(64) "Stable name" means a name used other
than the actual legal name of an owner or lessee and that has been registered
with the United States Trotting Association.
"Stake" means a race that will be
contested in a year subsequent to the closing of that year in which:
(a) The money given by the association
conducting the race is added to the money contributed by the nominators, all of
which, except deductions for breeders or nominator's awards, belongs to the
winner or winners; and
as established in
, Section 6, all of the money contributed by the
nominators belongs to the winner or winners.
"Stakes" mean all fees:
(a) Paid by subscribers to an added-money or
stakes race for nominating, eligibility, entrance, or starting, as required by
the conditions of the race; and
Included in the purse.
"Starter" means either:
(a) An official who dispatches the horses
from the starting gate; or
horse in a race when the starting gate doors open in front of it at the moment
the starter dispatches the horses for the race.
(68) "Subscription" means nomination or entry
of a horse in a stakes race.
"Sulky" means a dual-wheel racing vehicle with dual shafts not exceeding the
height of the horse's withers.
"Suspended" means withdrawal of racing privileges by the judges or
(71) "USTA" means the
United States Trotting Association.
(72) "Year" means twelve (12) consecutive
months beginning with January and ending with December.