PROCEDURES FOR ENTRY.
(a) All entries shall be made to the racing
secretary. Every entry in a race shall be in the name of the registered owner,
lessee, or kennel name and shall be made in person or in writing.
(b) Joint subscriptions and entries may be
made by any one or more of the owners. However, all owners shall be jointly and
severally liable for all fees and forfeits.
(c) Entries which have closed shall be
compiled without delay by the racing secretary and conspicuously
(d) Entrance money shall
not be refunded on the death of a greyhound or failure to start.
(e) Entry into a race shall be free, unless
otherwise stipulated in the conditions of the race. If the conditions require
an entrance fee, it shall accompany the entry.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ENTRY.
(a) A greyhound shall not be qualified to be
entered or to start in any race if owned in whole or in part or is under the
control, directly or indirectly, of a person not eligible to hold a license.
Any purse money won during the period the greyhound was owned or controlled by
a person not eligible to hold a license shall be returned to the association
and redistributed as purse money.
(b) No greyhound shall be permitted to enter
or to start unless conditioned by a licensed trainer as registered with the
(c) No greyhound on the
schooling list or the veterinarian's list shall be allowed to enter any
official race without being properly removed from such lists.
(d) Female greyhounds coming in season during
the race meet shall not be accepted for entry within 30 days following the date
the greyhound came in season. Before being accepted for entry the greyhound
shall be examined by the division's veterinarian and schooled to the
satisfaction of the stewards.
Lactating females shall not be eligible to enter, school or race.
(f) No greyhound under the age of 14 months
may enter any official race.
greyhound shall be permitted to enter schooling or official races unless all
persons holding any ownership interest in the greyhound are licensed by the
(h) In the event a
greyhound starts a race from a post position other than the assigned post
position identified in the daily race program, the stewards shall declare a "no
race" and all monies wagered shall be refunded. In the event a greyhound starts
a race from a post position other than the assigned post position identified in
the daily race program, and the stewards fail to declare the race a "no race",
then all winning tickets reflecting the posted official order of finish shall
be honored as winning tickets and all remaining tickets shall be subject to
(i) After the start of a
race no refunds shall be provided in the event a greyhound's blanket comes
loose or falls off, or if the greyhound's muzzle falls off, is hanging, or is
in the mouth.
Entries for stakes races, the
conditions of which have previously been published, shall close at the time
advertised in such publication and no entry shall be received after that time.
If the race fails to fill, additional time may be granted. The time for closing
is as follows:
1. When an hour for closing is
designated entries and declarations for stakes shall not be received
2. If an hour is not
designated entries and declarations shall be mailed up to midnight of the day
entries close, provided they are received in time for compliance with every
other condition of the race.
(b) In the event the number of entries to any
stake race is in excess of the number of greyhounds that may be permitted to
start, the starters for the race shall be determined by the racing secretary
according to the published conditions of the race.
(c) An entry in a stakes race shall not be
withdrawn. However, in a multiple race series an entry may be scratched if the
division veterinarian determines that it is unable to compete. A greyhound
scratched from a stakes race shall not start officially before the stakes race
(d) In the absence of
notice to the contrary, entrance and declarations for stakes races which close
during or on the eve of a race meet shall close at the office of the racing
secretary. Closing at all other times for stakes races shall be at the office
of the association.
(e) All stakes
races shall be indicated by the letter "S" and the grade. The letter "S" shall
appear at the top of each page of the daily race program for this type of race.
After racing in a grade S race, the greyhound's grade shall include the S
followed by the greyhound's current grade.
(f) A person entering a greyhound shall be
liable for the entrance money or stake. Should the subscriber transfer the
entry, the subscriber shall be liable.
(g) If a stakes race is not run all stakes or
entrance money shall be refunded.
(h) If the racing secretary allows a
greyhound to start in a race without its entrance money or stake having been
paid, the racing secretary shall be liable for the money due.
(i) Subscription of entry or right of entry
shall survive the death of nominator or subscriber of the greyhound.
(j) An error pertaining to any entry or
declaration in a stakes race must be presented to the stewards prior to any
qualifying races or the draw.
(a) The post positions of greyhounds starting
shall be assigned by random lot or drawing, including computerized
(b) Entries shall not be
drawn and assigned a post position unless a steward or designee representing
the division and the racing secretary, assistant racing secretary or director
of racing are present. The kennel owner, trainer or assistant trainer may be
present, but their absence at the time of drawing shall constitute a waiver of
their right to be present.
racing secretary shall post, in an area previously designated for this purpose,
the date, time and place for the drawing of entries and assignment of post
positions at least one day prior to the running of the race.
The following provisions apply to the
listing of greyhounds not drawn:
Immediately after the drawing of entries for a performance the racing secretary
shall publish a list of greyhounds not drawn;
2. The list shall be posted in an area
available for viewing by kennel owners and trainers;
3. In drawing the entries for the next
performance the racing secretary shall give priority to the greyhounds on the
4. The racing secretary shall
maintain on the list a balance of greyhounds in different grades and
races, there shall be at least 6 greyhounds of completely different ownership.
No trainer or greyhound owner shall have more than 2 greyhounds in any race
except in stakes or sweepstakes. In all other purse races, the following
conditions shall apply:
1. No double entries
shall be allowed until all single interests are used and double entries shall
be uncoupled for wagering purposes.
2. When no other single entry is available,
the racing secretary may use a double entry without the permission of the
greyhound shall have 4 past performance lines, except maidens shall have at
least 3 past performance lines.
Wis. Admin. Code Department of Administration [Gaming] § Game 7.06
Cr. Register, March, 1990,
No. 411, eff. 4-1-90; cr. (4) (f), Register, July, 1990, No. 415, eff. 8-1-90;
CR 03-070: cr. (1) (e) and (3) (j), am. (2) (a), (c), (d), (g) to (i), (3) (d),
(e), (4) (b) and (e) (intro.), r. (4) (e) 2. and 4., renum. (4) (e) 3. to be
(4) (e) 2. and am. Register November 2003 No. 575, eff.