TITLE 8: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER l: HORSE RACING AND BREEDING
PART 290 STANDARDBRED, THOROUGHBRED AND QUARTER HORSE BREEDING AND RACING PROGRAMS, ILLINOIS
SECTION 290.50 STALLION CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Section 290.50 Stallion Certification Requirements
a) All standardbred stallions standing for service in Illinois must be certified annually with the Department for foals of the stallions to be registered in the Illinois Standardbred Breeders Fund Program and to be eligible to race in races restricted to Illinois conceived and foaled horses.
b) No person shall knowingly prepare or cause to be prepared an application for certification containing false information. Any false information shall be grounds for denying an Illinois Stallion Eligibility Certificate and/or cancellation of an Illinois Stallion Eligibility Certificate.
c) No stallion can be certified as an Illinois stallion by a person who does not meet the residency requirement set forth in Section 290.10. To be certified as an Illinois stallion:
1) the stallion shall be owned by a resident of the State of Illinois and stand for service within the State of Illinois at the time of a foal's conception;
2) the stallion must not stand for service at any place outside of the State of Illinois during the calendar year in which the foal is conceived; and
3) the owners of the stallion must be, or must have been for the 12 months prior, residents of Illinois.
d) Semen from an Illinois certified stallion may be shipped for immediate use to other locations within the State, but cannot be shipped to locations outside the State of Illinois during the calendar year for which the stallion is certified.
(Source: Amended at 25 Ill. Reg. 7679, effective June 8, 2001)