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 1318 RACING RULES
SECTION 1318.120 USE OF HOPPLES
Section 1318.120 Use of Hopples
Any person found guilty of removing or altering a horse's hopples for the purpose of fraud shall be suspended, or expelled. Any horse habitually wearing hopples shall not be permitted to start in a race without them except by the permission of the judges. Any horse habitually racing free-legged shall not be permitted to wear hopples in a race except with the permission of the judges. No horse shall be permitted to wear a headpole protruding more than 10 inches beyond its nose.