205 CMR 4.10 - Corrupt Practices

(1) No person shall influence, induce or conspire or connive with or attempt so to do, any owner, trainer, jockey, agent, driver, groom or other person associated with or interested in or having charge of or access to any horse entered or to be entered in a race for the purpose of fraudulently affecting the ultimate result of such race.
(2) No person shall willfully enter, or cause to be entered, or start a horse that he or she knows or believes to be ineligible or disqualified.
(3) No person shall offer or receive money or any other benefit for declaring or scratching an entry from a race.
(4) No person shall conspire with any other person for the commission of, or connive with any other person in any corrupt or fraudulent practice in relation to racing nor shall he or she commit such act on his or her own account.
(5) No person without proper notice to the Stewards, shall be part owner or trainer of any horse in which a jockey has an interest.
(6) No person shall make a bet for the account of any jockey except the owner or trainer of the horse the jockey is riding, and then only on said horse.
(7) No person shall offer or give a jockey any money or other benefit in relation to a race, unless said person is the owner or trainer of the horse ridden in said race by said jockey.
(8) No person shall solicit bets on the grounds of an Association.
(9) No electrical or mechanical device or other expedient designed to increase or decrease the speed of a horse, (or that would tend so to do) other than the ordinary riding crop or spurs, shall be possessed by any one or applied by any one to a horse at any time on the grounds of an Association, during a Meeting whether in a race or otherwise.
(10) No person shall tamper or attempt to tamper with any horse in such a way as to affect its speed in a race, nor shall be counsel or in any way aid or abet any such tampering.
(11) No person shall assume or pay, directly or indirectly, a forfeiture imposed upon a jockey.
(12) No jockey's attendant shall make a bet on any race nor shall he or she place a bet for anyone else.


205 CMR 4.10

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