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 290.110 ILLINOIS CONCEIVED AND FOALED STANDARDBRED RACES AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR AND DU QUOIN STATE FAIR
Section 290.110 Illinois Conceived and Foaled Standardbred Races at the Illinois State Fair and Du Quoin State Fair
a) The Department will conduct annually during the Illinois State Fair at least a 5-day racing program. The program shall include at least the following races limited to Illinois conceived and foaled horses:
1) a two year old trot and pace, and filly division of each;
2) a three year old trot and pace, and filly division of each;
3) an aged trot and pace, and mare division of each. (Section 31 of the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 [230 ILCS 5/31])
b) All standardbred races held at the Illinois State Fair or Du Quoin State Fair that receive funds from the Illinois Standardbred Breeders Fund shall be conducted in accordance with the rules of the United States Trotting Association incorporated by reference in Section 290.12.
c) Nominating, Sustaining and Entry Fees. All nominating, sustaining and entry fees for races sponsored by the Department of Agriculture through the Illinois Standardbred Breeders Fund shall be paid to the Department or its authorized agent. All fees received from these payments shall be kept by the Department in accounts as set forth in 30 ILCS 105/5.26a to be used for the benefit of entrants in specific races. These monies shall be paid out as a part of the purse for each respective race.
(Source: Amended at 25 Ill. Reg. 7679, effective June 8, 2001)