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TITLE 71 INDIANA HORSE RACING COMMISSION

Emergency Rule
LSA Document #13-133(E)

DIGEST

Adds 71 IAC 8-1-1.5 and 71 IAC 8.5-1-1.5 regarding medication. Amends 71 IAC 8-1-4.2 and 71 IAC 8.5-1-4.2 regarding medication threshold levels. Effective April 3, 2013.



SECTION 1. 71 IAC 8-1-1.5 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

71 IAC 8-1-1.5 Medication

Authority: IC 4-31-3-9
Affected: IC 4-31-12


Sec. 1.5. (a) No horse participating in a race or entered in a race shall carry in its body any foreign substance as defined in 71 IAC 1, except as provided for in this rule.

(b) No substance, foreign or otherwise, shall be administered to a horse entered to race by:
(1) injection;
(2) jugging;
(3) oral administration;
(4) tube;
(5) rectal infusion or suppository;
(6) inhalation; or
(7) any other means;
within twenty-four (24) hours prior to the scheduled post time for the first race except furosemide as provided for in this rule. The prohibitions in this section include, but are not limited to, injection or jugging of vitamins, electrolyte solutions, and amino acid solutions. The prohibition also includes, but is not limited to, the topical, oral, or nasal administration of compounds, such as Traileze, Vapol, Vicks vapor-rub, wind-aid, exhale ease, or containing methylsalicylate, camphor, potassium iodide, or products containing "caine" derivatives or dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO).

(c) Substances or metabolites thereof which are contained in equine feed or feed supplements that do not contain pharmacodynamic or chemotherapeutic agents are not considered foreign substances if consumed in the course of normal dietary intake (eating and drinking).

(d) The prohibition in subsection (b) notwithstanding, the use of nebulizers are permitted on an entered horse within twenty-four (24) hours of the scheduled post time for the horse's race until the horse's arrival in the paddock provided their use is restricted to water and saline solutions only.

(e) Topical dressings such as leg paints, liniments, ointments, salves, hoof dressings, and antiseptics which do not contain anesthetics or a pharmacodynamic or a chemotherapeutic agent may be administered at any time prior to a horse's arrival in the paddock.
(Indiana Horse Racing Commission; 71 IAC 8-1-1.5; emergency rule filed Apr 3, 2013, 10:37 a.m.: 20130410-IR-071130133ERA)


SECTION 2. 71 IAC 8-1-4.2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

71 IAC 8-1-4.2 Threshold levels

Authority: IC 4-31-3-9
Affected: IC 4-31-12


Sec. 4.2. The official blood (serum or plasma) sample may contain the following drug substances, their metabolites or analogs, and shall not exceed the threshold concentrations specified in this rule:
(1) The use of clenbuterol shall be permitted under the following conditions: Not to exceed twenty-five (25) picograms per milliliter of clenbuterol (or its metabolites) in serum or plasma.
(2) The use of firocoxib shall be permitted under the following conditions: Not to exceed forty (40) nanograms per milliliter of firocoxib (or its metabolites) in serum or plasma.
(3) The use of dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) shall be permitted under the following conditions: Not to exceed ten (10) micrograms per milliliter of DMSO (or its metabolites) in serum or plasma which allows for topical administration of DMSO in accordance with 71 IAC 8-1-1. section 1.5 of this rule.
(Indiana Horse Racing Commission; 71 IAC 8-1-4.2; emergency rule filed Jan 25, 2012, 12:20 p.m.: 20120201-IR-071120056ERA; emergency rule filed Feb 8, 2012, 12:01 p.m.: 20120215-IR-071120072ERA; emergency rule filed Apr 3, 2013, 10:37 a.m.: 20130410-IR-071130133ERA)


SECTION 3. 71 IAC 8.5-1-1.5 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

71 IAC 8.5-1-1.5 Medication

Authority: IC 4-31-3-9
Affected: IC 4-31-12


Sec. 1.5. (a) No horse participating in a race or entered in a race shall carry in its body any foreign substance as defined in 71 IAC 1.5, except as provided for in this rule.

(b) No substance, foreign or otherwise, shall be administered to a horse entered to race by:
(1) injection;
(2) jugging;
(3) oral administration;
(4) tube;
(5) rectal infusion or suppository;
(6) inhalation; or
(7) any other means;
within twenty-four (24) hours prior to the scheduled post time for the first race except furosemide as provided for in this rule. The prohibitions in this section include, but are not limited to, injection or jugging of vitamins, electrolyte solutions, and amino acid solutions. The prohibition also includes, but is not limited to, the topical, oral, or nasal administration of compounds, such as Traileze, Vapol, Vicks vapor-rub, wind-aid, exhale ease, or containing methylsalicylate, camphor, potassium iodide, or products containing "caine" derivatives or dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO).

(c) Substances or metabolites thereof which are contained in equine feed or feed supplements that do not contain pharmacodynamic or chemotherapeutic agents are not considered foreign substances if consumed in the course of normal dietary intake (eating and drinking).

(d) The prohibition in subsection (b) notwithstanding, the use of nebulizers are permitted on an entered horse within twenty-four (24) hours of the scheduled post time for the horse's race until the horse's arrival in the paddock provided their use is restricted to water and saline solutions only.

(e) Topical dressings such as leg paints, liniments, ointments, salves, hoof dressings, and antiseptics, which do not contain anesthetics or a pharmacodynamic or a chemotherapeutic agent, may be administered at any time prior to a horse's arrival in the paddock.
(Indiana Horse Racing Commission; 71 IAC 8.5-1-1.5; emergency rule filed Apr 3, 2013, 10:37 a.m.: 20130410-IR-071130133ERA)


SECTION 4. 71 IAC 8.5-1-4.2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

71 IAC 8.5-1-4.2 Threshold levels

Authority: IC 4-31-3-9
Affected: IC 4-31-12


Sec. 4.2. The official blood (serum or plasma) sample may contain the following drug substances, their metabolites or analogs, and shall not exceed the threshold concentrations specified in this rule:
(1) The use of clenbuterol shall be permitted under the following conditions:
(A) Not to exceed the following permitted serum or plasma threshold concentrations of clenbuterol (or its metabolites): Thoroughbred – twenty-five (25) picograms per milliliter.
(B) Not to exceed the following permitted serum or plasma threshold concentrations of clenbuterol (or its metabolites): Quarter horse – two (2) picograms per milliliter.
(2) The use of firocoxib shall be permitted under the following conditions: Not to exceed forty (40) nanograms per milliliter of firocoxib (or its metabolites) in serum or plasma.
(3) The use of dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) shall be permitted under the following conditions: Not to exceed ten (10) micrograms per milliliter of DMSO (or its metabolites) in serum or plasma which allows for topical administration of DMSO in accordance with 71 IAC 8.5-1-1. section 1.5 of this rule.
(Indiana Horse Racing Commission; 71 IAC 8.5-1-4.2; emergency rule filed Jan 25, 2012, 12:20 p.m.: 20120201-IR-071120056ERA; emergency rule filed Feb 8, 2012, 12:01 p.m.: 20120215-IR-071120072ERA; emergency rule filed Apr 3, 2013, 10:37 a.m.: 20130410-IR-071130133ERA)


LSA Document #13-133(E)
Filed with Publisher: April 3, 2013, 10:37 a.m.

Posted: 04/10/2013 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20130410-IR-071130133ERA
Composed: Jul 25,2014 5:13:28AM EDT
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