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Regulations Online Title 11, Business Regulation, Annotated Code of Maryland,
Horse Racing
Legislation of Interest to You
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   Subtitle 1 Definitions; General Provisions   Subtitle 6 Harness Racing
11-101 Definitions   PART I Definition; General Provisions
11-102 Contrary local laws invalid 11-601 "Average handle" defined
11-103 Scope of title 11-602 Scope of subtitle
  Subtitle 2 State Racing Commission 11-603 Harness racing limited to standardbred horses
11-201 Established 11-604 Three harness judges required
11-202 Membership 11-605 Sunday racing authorized
11-203 Chairman 11-606 Racing after 2 am
11-204 Quorum; meetings; compensation; bond 11-607 [Reserved]
11-205 Executive director   PART II Harness Racing Licensees
11-206 Staff 11-608 Notice of license and fees
11-207 Additional employees and track employees 11-609 Harness racing restrictions
11-208 Cooperation by law enforcement officers 11-610 Racing days
11-209 General powers of Commission 11-611 Transfer of race meetings
11-210 Regulatory power of Commission 11-612 Hearing for increased or transferred days
11-211 Powers to investigate, remove employees and officials, and require record keeping 11-613 Takeout and winnings
11-212 Testing laboratory 11-614 Average handle over $600,000 - General takeout allocation
11-213 Annual report 11-614.1 [Repealed]
11-214 Authority of Secretary 11-615 Average handle over $600,000 - Allocation of licensee's takeout share
  Subtitle 3 Licensing and Responsibilities of Licensees 11-616 Average handle of $600,000 or less - General takeout allocation
11-301  "Beneficial ownership" defined 11-617 Same - Allocation of licensee's takeout share
11-302 License required 11-618 Pension Fund exemption for average handle of $125,000 or less
11-303 Applications for licenses 11-619 Driver's fee deducted from purse
11-304 Issuance of license 11-620 Estimated taxes
11-305 Controls on licensees 11-621 [Reserved]
11-306 No right of ownership in racing day 11-622 [Reserved]
11-307 Return of fees; award of replacement days   PART III Maryland Standardbred Race Fund
11-308 Denials, reprimands, suspensions, and revocations - Grounds; penalty 11-623 Definitions
11-309 Same - Hearings 11-624 Fund - Established
11-310 Racing Commission hearing committee 11-625 Advisory Committee - Established
11-311 Judicial review 11-626 Same - Membership
11-312 Fingerprints; criminal history record 11-627 Chairman
11-313 Financial disclosure by licensees 11-628 Meetings; compensation
11-314 Beneficial ownership 11-629 Administration of Fund
11-315 Disclosure statements to be signed under oath 11-630 [Repealed]
11-316 Background review of prospective buyers 11-631 Running of Fund Races
11-317 Transfers 11-632 Eligibility requirements - Foaled Stakes Program
11-318 Approval required for agreements and improvements 11-633 Same - Sires Stakes Program
11-319 Administration of pension funds 11-634 Regulations and conditions
11-320 Citizenship and residency requirements for employees 11-635 Purses
  Subtitle 4 Special Fund 11-636 Cancellation of Fund Race
11-401 Established   Subtitle 7 Racing at Fair Hill
11-402 Composition 11-701 Scope of subtitle
11-403 Use - Annual grants 11-702 Steeplechase, hurdle, and flat racing
11-404 Same - Grants in half-yearly installments 11-703 Quarter horse racing
11-405 Annual reports 11-704 Takeout and winnings
11-406 Disposition of remaining funds after deductions made   Subtitle 8 Pari-Mutuel Betting
  Subtitle 5 Thoroughbred Racing   PART I In General
  PART I General Provisions 11-801 Racing with pari-mutuel betting authorized
11-501 Scope of part 11-802 Lending money for betting
11-502 Three stewards required 11-803 Winning tickets not redeemed
11-503 Stalls 11-804 Betting on out-of-state races
11-504 Restrictions on racing times 11-804.1 Simulcasting to other jurisdictions
11-505 [Reserved] 11-804.2 Limitations for certain licenses
11-506 [Reserved] 11-805 Telephone betting
  PART II Mile Thoroughbred Racing 11-806 [Reserved]
11-507 Scope of part 11-807 [Reserved]
11-508 Notice of license and fees   PART II Intertrack Betting
11-509 Payment of taxes 11-808 General provisions 11-809 Mutuel pools
11-510 Restrictions concerning mile tracks 11-809 Mutuel pools
11-511 Racing days 11-810 [Repealed]
11-512 Transfer of race meetings 11-811 Same - Between mile thoroughbred, harness, and State Fair Society tracks
11-513 Hearing for increased or transferred days 11-812 Refund of impact aid
11-514 Takeout and winnings 11-813 [Reserved]
11-515 Allocation of takeout 11-814 [Reserved]
11-515.1 Amount of takeout   PART III Satellite Simulcast Betting
11-515.2 [Abrogated] 11-815 Definitions
11-515.3 [Abrogated] 11-816 Satellite simulcast facilities
11-516 Takeout allocation if Preakness is transferred or sold 11-817 Permit required; scope of part
11-517 [Repealed] 11-818 Applications for permits
11-518 Distribution of open purses 11-819 Factors for granting permits
11-519 Bowie Race Course Training Center 11-820 Granting of permit
11-520 Transfer or sale of Preakness Stakes 11-821 Scope of permit
11-521  [Repealed] 11-822 Term and transferability of permit
11-522 [Repealed] 11-823 Records and reports
  PART III Special Thoroughbred Racing 11-824 Applicability of denial and disciplinary provisions
11-523 "State Fair Society" defined 11-825 Satellite simulcast facilities
11-524 State Fair Society - In general 11-826 Satellite simulcast betting
11-525 Same - Allocation of takeout 11-827 Allocation of costs
11-526 Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission 11-828 Pari-mutuel information
11-527 [Reserved] 11-829 Restrictions on betting times
11-528 [Reserved] 11-830 Lending money for betting
  PART IV Maryland-Bred Race Fund 11-831 Report to Legislative Policy Committee
11-529 Definitions 11-832 Regulations
11-530 Established   Subtitle 9 Jockey and Horsemen's Funds
11-531 Advisory Committee - Established   PART I Maryland Jockey Injury Compensation Fund, Inc.
11-532 Same - Membership 11-901 "Jockey Fund" defined
11-533 Chairman 11-902 Established
11-534 Meetings; compensation 11-903 Purpose
11-535 Administration of Fund 11-904 Board of Directors
11-536 Running of Fund Races 11-905 Workers' compensation
11-537 Registration required for Fund Race 11-906 Assessments for Jockey Fund
11-538 Qualifications to register 11-907 [Reserved]
11-539 Conditions set by Commission 11-908 [Reserved]
11-540 Purses   PART II Maryland Horsemen's Assistance Fund, Inc.
11-541 Cancellation 11-909 Horsemen's assistance funds
      Subtitle 10 Prohibited Act
    11-1001 Holding race meeting without license
    11-1002 [Transferred]
    11-1003 [Transferred]
      Subtitle 11 Short Title; Termination of Title
    11-1101 Short title
    11-1102 Termination of title
      Subtitle 12 Maryland Racing Facility Redevelopment Program
    11-1201 to 11-1208 [Repealed]