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 1313 GENERAL LICENSEE RULES
SECTION 1313.70 HORSES IN PADDOCK
Section 1313.70 Horses in Paddock
a) All horses must be in the paddock, in their assigned stalls, no later than 3 hours before scheduled post time of the race in which the horse is entered. Absent Stewards verifying an emergency, with written evidence, as determined by the Stewards, failure to have a horse in the assigned stall at the designated deadline shall result in the trainer of record being fined from $200 to $500 and the horse being scratched from the race. Except for warming up, no horse shall leave the paddock until called to post.
b) Only owners, trainers, drivers and grooms of the horses competing in the races on that particular race program, and other persons authorized by the Stewards, may enter the paddock.
(Source: Amended at 42 Ill. Reg. 13624, effective June 28, 2018)