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Virginia Racing Commission
Virginia Racing Commission
Regulations Pertaining to Horse Racing With Pari-Mutuel Wagering [11 VAC 10 ‑ 20]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
To Amend Regulations Pertaining to the Requirement of a Human Ambulance
Action 3627
General Information
Action Summary The amendments to this chapter change the requirement of having a human ambulance present at the racetrack during the exercising or training of Standardbred (Harness) horses. The risk of human injury is much less when training Standardbred horses as compared to the training of Thoroughbred horses. This rule change will affect Standardbred (Harness) exercising only and was endorsed by the Virginia Harness Horsemen’s Association as well as by the unlimited licensee, Colonial Downs.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4002(A)(17)
RIS Project Yes  [003085]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6105 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/27/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kimberly Mackey  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Virginia Racing Commission
10700 Horsemens Road
New Kent, VA 23124
Email Address:
Phone: (804)966-7406    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.