††††† RELATES TO: KRS 230.210, 230.215, 230.240, 230.260, 230.265, 230.290, 230.320
††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 230.215, 230.240, 230.260, 230.320
††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 230.215(2) authorizes the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to promulgate administrative regulations prescribing conditions under which all legitimate horse racing and wagering thereon is conducted in Kentucky. KRS 230.240(2) requires the commission to promulgate administrative regulations restricting or prohibiting the administration of drugs or stimulants or other improper acts to horses prior to the horse participating in a race. This administrative regulation establishes the drug classification schedule in effect in Kentucky and the withdrawal guidelines for permitted drugs, medications, and substances that may be administered to race horses competing in Kentucky.
††††† Section 1. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Uniform Drug, Medication, and Substance Classification Schedule, KHRC 40-01, shall establish the respective classifications of all substances contained therein. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Withdrawal Guidelines Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, Appaloosa, and Arabian, KHRC 40-02, shall provide certain mandatory treatment requirements and guidance and advice on withdrawal intervals as contained therein.
††††† Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:
††††† (a) "Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Uniform Drug, Medication, and Substance Classification Schedule", KHRC 40-01, December 2013; and
††††† (b) "Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Withdrawal Guidelines Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, Appaloosa, and Arabian", KHRC 40-02, December 2013.
††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, 4063 Iron Works Parkway, Building B, Lexington, Kentucky 40511, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or on the commissionís Web site at http://khrc.ky.gov. (38 Ky.R. 2119; eff. 8-31-2012; 40 Ky.R. 1827; eff. 6-6-2014.)