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 605 HORSE HEALTH
SECTION 605.50 COGGINS TEST
Section 605.50 Coggins Test
Horses racing in Illinois must have a negative ELISA test (Coggins test) for equine infectious anemia (EIA) done at least once every 12 months. A current negative test certificate from a laboratory, approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, must be on file with the Racing Secretary. Trainers or owners shall not enter or start a horse unless the horse has a current negative Coggins test certificate on file with the Racing Secretary. Trainers or owners that do so shall be fined pursuant to the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Horses having a positive Coggins test must be removed from the race track under the direction of the State Veterinarian.