TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING
SUBTITLE B: HORSE RACING
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS RACING BOARD
SUBCHAPTER c: RULES APPLICABLE TO ALL OCCUPATION LICENSEES
PART 603 MEDICATION
SECTION 603.90 DRUGS, CHEMICALS AND PRESCRIPTION ITEMS
Section 603.90 Drugs, Chemicals and Prescription Items
a) No veterinarian or any other person shall have in his or her possession or administer to any horse within any race track enclosure any chemical substance that:
1) has not been approved for use on equines by the Food and Drug Administration, pursuant to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (21 USC 301 et seq.) and implementing regulations, without prior written approval from the State Veterinarian and Executive Director or his or her designee;
2) is on any of the schedules of controlled substances prepared by the Attorney General of the United States pursuant to 21 USC 811 and 812, without prior written approval from the State Veterinarian and Executive Director or his or her designee; or
3) the possession and/or use, on the premises of a facility under the jurisdiction of the Board, of any drug, substance or medication specified in this subsection (a)(3) for which a recognized analytical method has not been developed to detect and confirm its administration, or the use of which may endanger the health and welfare of the horse or the safety of the rider or driver.
A) Erythropoietin (EPO)
C) Snake venom
D) Snail venom
E) Bee Venom
b) The State Veterinarian and Executive Director or his or her designee, shall not give approval under subsection (a) unless the person seeking approval can produce evidence in recognized veterinary journals or by recognized equine experts that the chemical substance has a beneficial, therapeutic use in horses.
c) No person except a veterinarian shall have in his or her possession within a race track enclosure any prescription drug, except as provided in this Section.
d) A person may possess a prescription drug for animal use if:
1) The person possesses, within the race track enclosure, documentary evidence that a prescription has been issued for the prescription drug;
2) The prescription contains a specific dosage for the particular horse or horses to be treated by the prescription drug; and
3) The horse or horses named in the prescription are in that person's care within the race track enclosure.
(Source: Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 8485, effective May 23, 2011)