Section 1407.10  Application for Association License


On printed application forms or blanks prepared by the Board, each operator applying for license and racing dates shall include all information, data and estimates as may be required by such forms. Eight executed copies of application for license and dates, together with eight certified sets of exhibits shall be filed with the Illinois Racing Board.


Section 1407.13  Application Deadline


All applications for licenses to conduct race meetings for each calendar year shall be filed with the Board prior to November 1 of any year. The Board may receive applications at a subsequent date if unusual need can be proven to the Board's satisfaction.


(Editor's Note:  Section 20 of the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1979, ch. 8, par. 37-20) now requires applications for horse race meetings to be filed prior to September 1, instead of November 1.)


Section 1407.16  Formal Acceptance


When the Board approves an application and notifies said applicant of its approval, that applicant shall within 10 days after the mailing of the Board's notice of approval, file an acceptance with the Board, pay the additional amount equal to 10 per cent of the full amount of license fees as provided in Section 37-20(j) of the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975, and at least 20 days prior to the first day of each racing meeting, file with the Board the bonds as required by Section 37-20(j) of the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975.


Section 1407.18  Application Withdrawal


Failure to comply with the 10 day time limit shall cause the application for license to be considered withdrawn and of no effect.


Section 1407.20  Enforce Rules and Regulations


Imposed on each operator is the duty of enforcing the Rules and Regulations of the Board, said Rules and Regulations being a condition under which the licenses are granted, the Board reserving the right to amend or strike down any rule, regulation or condition herein imposed, or to supplement said Rules and Regulations by giving the operator three days' notice, except where shorter notice is herein otherwise provided.


Section 1407.24  Notice of Changes


Racing dates and the license to conduct a horse race meeting are deemed personal in nature and non-transferable, and will terminate upon a substantial change of ownership of the operator, unless the Board has granted prior approval. The sale or transfer of 25 per cent or more of the equity of an operator shall be considered a substantial change of ownership.


Section 1407.28  Lease of Race Track (Repealed)


(Source:Repealed at 6 Ill. Reg. 11063, effective September 1, 1982)


Section 1407.40  Minimum Purse Required for License


No license to conduct a race meeting shall be issued to any applicant who shall award in purses less than an average per day as provided by law during the proposed race meeting.


Section 1407.50  Amount of Purse


The operator shall inform the Board of the amount of purses or prizes to be given for its races and the Board shall first approve such schedule thereof, provided however, that the Board shall not compel any operator to give as purses, stakes and rewards, an amount exceeding the aggregate for any one racing day, the sum as provided by statute.


Section 1407.52  Admissions (Repealed)


(Source:  Repealed at 28 Ill. Reg. 6601, effective April 19, 2004)


Section 1407.53  Inspection Report


At least 30 days prior to the beginning of any racing meeting, the race track operator shall submit to the Board copies of inspection reports issued by appropriate state or local governmental authorities relating to the condition of the buildings, the health and sanitation of the facilities, and the fire prevention, detection, and suppression equipment at the race track at which the racing meeting is to be conducted. Said inspections shall be made no earlier than 45 days prior to the beginning of a racing meeting.


(Source:  Added October 25, 1973, filed December 17, 1973)


Section 1407.54  Licensed Concessionaire


No license shall be issued to conduct a racing meeting unless, prior to the commencement of such meeting, the applicant for such license has obtained the services of a concessionaire licensed by the Board to provide adequate food and drink services for race track patrons or is providing such services itself.


(Source:  Added January 11, 1974, filed January 21, 1974)


Section 1407.56  Lottery Events at Race Tracks (Repealed)


(Source:  Repealed at 34 Ill. Reg. 7746, effective May 24, 2010)


Section 1407.58  Off-Track Betting Agencies of Other States


a)         No race track operator shall, without the prior approval of the Board, enter into or implement an agreement with any legally constituted off-track betting agency of any other state providing for pari-mutuel wagering to be conducted in such state on races held at licensed meetings in Illinois.


b)         Any race track operator seeking Board approval of an agreement with any legally constituted off-track betting agency of any other state shall submit a copy of the proposed agreement together with such request and shall supply such other information relative to the proposal as the Board may require.


(Source:  Added May 9, 1975, filed May 15, 1975)


Section 1407.59  Reporting of Horsemen's Purse Account


Each organization licensee shall weekly submit to the Board Secretary a report reflecting the current status of the "Horsemen's Purse Account." Said report shall be submitted on forms provided by the Board.


(Source:  Added August 21, 1976, filed August 30, 1976)