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IC 15-19-3
     Chapter 3. Regulation of Horse Racing

IC 15-19-3-1
Application of chapter
    
Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to races conducted at racetracks licensed under IC 4-31.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.10.

IC 15-19-3-2
"Horse"
    
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "horse" includes a stallion, mare, filly, gelding, colt, donkey, or mule.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.10.

IC 15-19-3-3
"Race"
    
Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "race" means:
        (1) a speed trial for a horse; or
        (2) a contest in which horses run, gallop, pace, or trot;
that is conducted either in the presence of at least fifty (50) persons or after there has been public notice that it would occur.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.10.

IC 15-19-3-4
Conduct of races; unauthorized race prohibited
    
Sec. 4. (a) A person who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly conducts or participates in a race not authorized under this section commits a Class B misdemeanor.
    (b) A person may conduct a race only after April 14 and before November 16. A person may conduct races during not more than three (3) race meetings a year, each of which may last not more than fifteen (15) days. A person may not begin the second race meeting less than thirty (30) days after the first, or the third race meeting less than thirty (30) days after the second.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.10.

IC 15-19-3-5
Unlawful acts to affect performance of horse
    
Sec. 5. A person who, with intent to stimulate or depress the performance of a horse in a race:
        (1) administers a controlled substance listed in IC 35-48 to the horse less than twenty-four (24) hours before the race;
        (2) injures or otherwise affects the horse; or
        (3) possesses an electrical, a mechanical, or other appliance, other than a whip or spur, that can be used during the race to affect the horse;
commits a Class B misdemeanor.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.10.