TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING
Section 1422.10 Disbarment of Officials
No one interested in the result of a race either because of ownership of any horse entered or because of bets or other material interest such as might accrue in a futurity or produce stake, shall act as judge, starter or official therein; for any violation of this rule, the guilty person or persons may be suspended or ruled off.
Section 1422.20 Bribes to Officials
Every person committing the following offenses shall be ruled off:
a) If any person gives or offers, or promises to directly or indirectly bribe in any form any person having official duties in relation to any race or race horse, or to any trainer, jockey or agent, or to any other person having charge of, or access to, any race horse; or
b) If any person having official duties in relation to a race, or if any trainer, jockey, agent or other person having charge of, or access to, any race horse, accept, or offer any bribe in any form; or
c) Wilfully enter, or cause to be entered, or to start for any race a horse which he knows or believes to be disqualified; or
d) If any person be guilty of, or shall conspire with any other person for the commission of, or shall connive with any person being guilty of, any corrupt or fraudulent practice in relation to racing in this or any other country.
Section 1422.30 Betting by Assistant Starters and Other Employees
No assistant starter or track employee having duties in relation to a race may wager money or other valuable thing on the result of a race.
Section 1422.40 Fraudulent Practices
Every person committing the following offenses shall be ruled off:
a) If any person fraudulently offers or receives any amount of money for declaring an entry out of a purse or stake; or
b) If any person is a part owner or trainer of a horse in which a jockey has any interest; or
c) If any person makes a bet with or on behalf of a jockey, unless it be a bet by the owner on a horse that the jockey is riding; or
d) If any person offers or gives to any jockey any money, reward, or present in connection with the riding of any race by said jockey, unless said person is the employer of or the owner or trainer of the horse the jockey is riding; or
e) If any jockey accepts a mutuel ticket or makes a bet on any horse other than the one he rides; or
f) If any person be guilty of any other corrupt or fraudulent practice on the turf, in this or any other country.
Section 1422.50 Intentional Foul
If the stewards at any time are satisfied that the riding of any race was intentionally foul, or that any jockey was instructed or induced so to ride, all persons guilty of complicity shall be suspended and the case shall be reported to the Board for such action as it may deem necessary.
Section 1422.60 Disqualified Horse
Any horse that has been the subject of fraudulent practice may be disqualified, the stewards of the meeting disqualifying the horse for no longer period than the duration of the meeting and reporting the circumstances to the Board for such action as it may deem proper.
Section 1422.70 Jockey Interest in Horse
Any person knowingly acting in the capacity of part owner or trainer of any horse in which a jockey possesses any interest or making any bet with or on behalf of any such jockey, shall be suspended and his case reported to the Board for such further action as it may deem necessary.
Section 1422.80 Foreign Book
No operator giving a race meeting under license issued by the Illinois Racing Board shall permit bets to be made on the grounds of said operator on any race run outside of the grounds, and no foreign book or gambling device of any kind shall be permitted on said grounds.
Section 1422.90 Handbooks
Anyone guilty of making a handbook on the grounds of any operator licensed by the Board, shall be ejected from the grounds, and denied further admission thereto. Any person interested in any horse at said meeting who shall be guilty of betting with or through any such handbook, shall be ejected from the grounds or denied admission by order of the stewards.
Section 1422.100 Touting
If any trainer, jockey, stable employee or other person solicits bets from the public by correspondence or other methods, to be made on a horse in any stable, such person or persons so offending shall be ruled off the course or denied admission by the stewards.
Section 1422.110 Offering a Bribe
Any person who, with intent to influence any person participating in, officiating or connected with any professional or amateur athletic contest, sporting event or exhibition, gives, offers or promises any money, bribe or other thing of value or advantage to induce such participant, official or other person not to use his best efforts in connection with such contest, event or exhibition shall be fined from $1,000 to $5,000 or imprisoned in the penitentiary from one to five years, or both.
(Editor's Note: This is a quote from Ill. Rev. Stat. 1979 ch. 38, par. 29-1 prior to its amendment by P.A. 77-2638. Current text makes this offense a class 4 felony).
Section 1422.113 Accepting a Bribe
Any person participating in, officiating or connected with any professional or amateur athletic contest, sporting event or exhibition who accepts or agrees to accept any money, bribe or other thing of value or advantage with the intent, understanding or agreement that he will not use his best efforts in connection with such contest, event or exhibition shall be fined from $1,000 to $5,000 or imprisoned in the penitentiary from one to five years or both.
(Editor's Note: this is a quote from Ill. Rev. Stat. 1979 ch. 38, par. 29-1 prior to its amendment by P.A. 77-2638. Current text makes this offense a class 4 felony).
Section 1422.117 Failure to Report Offer of Bribe
Any person participating, officiating or connected with any professional or amateur athletic contest, sporting event or exhibition who fails to report forthwith to his employer, the promoter of such contest, event or exhibition, a peace officer, or the local State's Attorney any offer or promise made to him in violation of section 29-1 shall be fined not to exceed $500 or imprisoned in a penal institution other than the penitentiary not to exceed one year or both.
(Editor's Note: This is a quote from Ill. Rev. Stat. 1979 ch. 38, par. 29-1 prior to its amendment by P.A. 77-2638. Current text makes this offense a class 4 felony)
Section 1422.120 Goading Devices
No appliances, electrical, mechanical or chemical, other than the ordinary whip shall be used for the purpose of stimulating a horse or affecting his speed in a race. Spurs may be employed during workouts or training periods. Every person so offending may be ruled off or otherwise penalized.
(Source: Amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 17730, effective November 28, 1994)
Section 1422.125 Firearms
No person, except track security personnel and law enforcement officials while engaged in the performance of their official duties, shall possess or discharge any firearm within any race track enclosure.