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Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Version of section 26 from 2017-02-02 to 2022-07-25:

  •  (1) An association shall, in respect of each race, provide the public in an easily accessible manner, by purchase or otherwise, with the following information:

    • (a) the date, number and scheduled post time of the race;

    • (b) the distance of the race;

    • (c) the number worn by each horse in the race and, if that number is different from the post position of a horse, the post position of the horse;

    • (d) the name, sex and age of each horse in the race;

    • (e) the name of the trainer, owner and jockey or driver of each horse in the race;

    • (f) the weight assigned to each horse in a running horse race;

    • (g) the eligibility conditions that have to be met by each horse in the race;

    • (h) the amount of purse money or prizes offered for the race;

    • (i) in the case of a race-course that has more than one type of track, the type of track on which the race will be run;

    • (j) the types of bets offered on the race and the rules by which the pay-out price is calculated and distributed;

    • (k) with respect to odds,

      • (i) the approximate odds and final odds on each horse, entry or mutuel field in the race,

      • (ii) during the five minutes before the close of betting, the approximate odds referred to in subparagraph (i), at intervals not exceeding two minutes,

      • (iii) if the odds are 1 to 10 or less and the association displays the odds in terms of a ratio but is incapable of displaying odds of 1 to 10 or less, those odds displayed as “1:9”, the lower odds not needing to be otherwise displayed,

      • (iv) if the odds are higher than 99 to 1 and if the association displays them in terms of

        • (A) a ratio, those odds displayed as “99:1”, the higher odds not needing to be otherwise displayed, or

        • (B) a pay-out price, those odds displayed as “$99.90”, the higher odds not needing to be otherwise displayed;

    • (l) the legal percentages and breakage rules applicable to each pool;

    • (m) the horses that are on the EIPH list;

    • (n) the official result and the winning combination of horses and pay-out prices for every pool, including refunds;

    • (o) the running time of the race;

    • (p) any entries and mutuel fields, late scratches, unfair starts, declarations of horses as non-contestants and dead heats; and

    • (q) the numbers of any scratched horses and any refunds made in accordance with these Regulations.

  • (2) An association that hosts a pool shall make the following information available to each person who requests it:

    • (a) the amount of money bet on each horse and on each winning combination of horses;

    • (b) the total amount of money bet on each pool; and

    • (c) any additional amounts added to the pool, including any overages and underpayments in accordance with sections 65 and 113.

  • SOR/2011-169, s. 18
  • SOR/2017-8, s. 7
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