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Rules & Regulation
Welcome to the California Horse Racing Board’s Racing Safety Program.
Link to Racing Safety Site soon to come
- WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU, THE HORSE RACING PROFESSIONAL?
We want your involvement in helping us develop methods that will ultimately result in longer, more productive careers for your horses, safer conditions for the riders and a positive public image for horse racing.
Injuries, breakdowns and associated medical treatment contribute significantly to the cost of doing business. Millions of dollars are lost every year through forced retirements and fatalities.
- WE ARE ALL ABOUT SAFETY!
The CHRB’s Racing Injury Prevention research program is a collaborative effort with the University of California at Davis. We are developing learning modules that explain how to identify and heal pre-existing injuries that often lead to catastrophic breakdowns.
Track Safety Standards are currently being developed to aid in the production of safe racing surfaces.
Research is being conducted to determine the cause and prevention of horse racing accidents, the effects of drug substances on race horses and the means for detection of foreign substances.
- IT’S THE LAW
CHRB shall establish safety standards to improve the safety of horses, riders and workers at the racetrack. Business and Professions Code section 19481 (a).
Equine necropsies are performed to determine the cause of death on every horse which dies within our jurisdiction. CHRB Rule 1846.5 (a).
The Stewards shall investigate and prepare a report with respect to all on-track accidents. The report shall include the likely causes of each accident. Business and Professions Code section 19481.3 (e).