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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XIX AGRICULTURE AND CONSERVATION
  • CHAPTER 128A HORSE AND DOG RACING MEETINGS

Section 1 - Definitions

Section 2 - Application for license; filing; supplementary application

Section 3 - Issuance of license; contents; conditions; bond; recording

Section 4 - Fees; refund

Section 5 - Pari-mutuel or certificate system of wagering; licensee’s duties

Section 5A - Recovery of winnings upon wagers; actions; unclaimed winnings

Section 5B - Assessment for operation of commission; refund

Section 5C - Account wagering system; betting accounts; licensee’s duties; penalties

Section 6 - Records and books of wagers; access; financial statements; statements of wagers

Section 7 - Stewards to conduct racing meetings; representatives; access; authority; reports; violations

Section 8 - Assignment of police officers at racing meetings; approval; cost; employment of veterinarians, chemists and laboratory technicians

Section 8A - Periodic inspections of installations and facilities operated by licensees; supervision of stewards, judges and starters

Section 9 - Power of commission to make rules and regulations

Section 9A - Licensing and registering of agents, veterinarians, blacksmiths, owners, trainers, jockeys and stable employees; badges; suspension and revocation; criminal records

Section 9B - Rules and regulations of the commission; emergency rules and regulations

Section 10 - Wagering at racing meetings by minors; citizenship requirement for employees of licensees

Section 10A - Exclusion of certain persons

Section 10B - Falsely making, altering, forging, uttering or publishing pari-mutuel betting tickets

Section 11 - Refusal to grant, suspension or revocation of license

Section 11A - Repealed, 1994, 202

Section 11B - Expired. See 1987, 680, Sec. 14

Section 11C - Sale of ten per cent or more of stock; notice; approval

Section 12 - Compliance with chapter

Section 13 - Penalties for wagering or betting at race track except as permitted by chapter

Section 13A - Application of laws to race tracks or racing meetings; exception; approval of locations

Section 13B - Use of drugs to affect speed of dogs or horses

Section 13C - Influencing owner, trainer, jockey or agent to affect result of race

Section 14 - Granting licenses; petitions; ballots; vote of county

Section 14A - Repealed, 1936, 253, Sec. 1

Section 14B - Additional question on ballots in Berkshire county

Section 14C - Additional question on ballots in Hampshire county

Section 14D - Granting licenses; election results; copy

Section 14E - Dog racing prohibited; penalty

Section 15 - Repealed, 1977, 363A, Sec. 72

Section 16 to 18 - Repealed, 2001, 139, Sec. 14

Section 19 - Repealed, 1996, 58, Sec. 26

Section 20 to 31 - Repealed, 2001, 139, Sec. 14