TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING
SUBTITLE B: HORSE RACING
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS RACING BOARD
SUBCHAPTER f: RULES AND REGULATIONS OF HARNESS RACING
PART 1306 RACE OFFICIALS
SECTION 1306.200 PADDOCK JUDGE
Section 1306.200 Paddock Judge
Under the direction and supervision of the presiding judge, the paddock judge will have complete charge of all paddock activities. The paddock judge is responsible for:
a) Getting the fields on the track for post parades in accordance with the schedule given to him by the presiding judge.
b) Inspection of horses for changes in equipment, broken or faulty equipment, head numbers, etc.
c) Supervision of paddock gate men.
d) Proper check in and check out of horses and drivers.
e) Direction of the activities of the paddock blacksmith.
f) Immediate notification to the presiding judge of anything that could in any way change, delay or otherwise affect the racing program.
g) Permitting only properly authorized persons in the paddock and any violation of this rule may result in fine, suspension or expulsion.
h) Inspection and supervision of the maintenance of all emergency equipment kept in the paddock.
i) Notifying the judges of the reason for any horse returning to the paddock after having entered the track for the post parade and before the start of the race.
j) Notifying the judges of all trainers and grooms who leave the paddock in an emergency.
(Source: Amended at 10 Ill. Reg. 10147, effective May 27, 1986)