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7884.0180 TIME TRIALS.

Time trial performances are permitted provided:


serum or plasma tests are required for all horses;


an approved electric timer is used, however, if a timing device fails during a time trial, no time trial performance record will be obtained;


they are held during the course of a race meeting and are officiated by stewards;


they are limited to two-year-olds who equal or beat 2:10, and three-year-olds and older who equal or beat 2:05;


they are designated on a horse's record and in the official racing program by preceding the time with "TT";


that when a horse has other horses accompanying it in a time trial performance, they may not precede it, be harnessed with it, or in any way be attached to it; and


a break during a time trial performance results in no time being given to the breaking horse.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 240.03; 240.23; 240.24; 240.29


9 SR 2527; 40 SR 1393

Published Electronically:

April 25, 2016

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