Excerpts from the minutes of the meeting of the Board of the Philippine Racing Commission (PHILRACOM) held on 30th April 2014 at 4th Floor Electra House Bldg., Esteban St., Makati City.

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RESOLUTION NO. 18-14

SERIES OF 2014

            WHEREAS, in a letter dated April 12, 2014 the Phil. Racehorses Trainers Assn. thru its President Ruben Tupas requested the suspension of PR 62 A and J of the Rules and Regulations on Horse Racing citing their adverse effect on horseracing;

            WHEREAS, on April 24,2014 during the meeting among the officers and members of the trainers’ association, racing managers/ representatives of the racing clubs and the Board of Commissioners of PHILRACOM, it was agreed to update and harmonize PR 62 by defining which assistive devices will be allowed and not allowed inside and outside the starting gate;

            NOW THEREFORE RESOLVED, that PR 62. PROHIBITIONS IN THE STARTING GATE be amended to read as follows:

PR. 62. PROHIBITIONS IN THE STARTING GATE ( AS AMENDED 30 APRIL 2014)

  1. No person except its rider shall be permitted to strike a horse leaving the starting gate.
  2. No request for “Last to enter” shall be considered.
  3. No unauthorized person shall be allowed in this area.
  4. No front-loading of horses shall be allowed.
  5. Only one starting gate helper shall be allowed inside the stall.
  6. Including the concise ALLOWED and DISALLOWED assistive devices as shown in the diagram:

DIAGRAM

ALLOWED AND DISALLOWED ASSISTIVE DEVICES

5YO AND ABOVE

(FOALED UP TO DECEMBER 31, 2009)

INSIDE THE STARTING GATE

OUTSIDE THE STARTING GATE

PINAPAYAGAN

BAWAL

PINAPAYAGAN

BAWAL

  • LUBID 
  • BUNTOT
  • DUYAN
  • IPIT (TENGA)
  • DAMO
 
  • LIP TWITCH (SIAL)
  • DE KURYENTE
  • MEKANIKAL AT IBA PANG KATULAD NA GADGET
  • IPIT (TENGA)

HABANG PINAPASOK

  • LUBID
  • BLINDFOLD
  • DAMO
 
  • LIP TWITCH (SIAL)
  • DE KURYENTE
  • MEKANIKAL AT IBA PANG KATULAD NA GADGET
 

4YO AND YOUNGER

(FOALED BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2010)

INSIDE THE STARTING GATE

OUTSIDE THE STARTING GATE

PINAPAYAGAN

BAWAL

PINAPAYAGAN

BAWAL

  • BUNTOT
  • IPIT (TENGA)
  • DAMO
 
  • LIP TWITCH (SIAL)
  • DE KURYENTE
  • MEKANIKAL AT IBA PANG KATULAD NA GADGET
  • IPIT (TENGA)

HABANG PINAPASOK

  • LUBID 
  • BLINDFOLD
  • DAMO
 
  • LIP TWITCH (SIAL)
  • DE KURYENTE
  • MEKANIKAL AT IBA PANG KATULAD NA GADGET

STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR LUBID:

MATERIAL:               ANY SOFT / STRONG AND DURABLE MATERIAL

                                    (FLEXIBLE / PLIABLE)

FINISH:                      FLAT AND SMOOTH

WIDTH:                      MINIMUM 4 INCHES AND ABOVE

OTHER SPECS:      WITH HANDLE ON BOTH ENDS

            APPROVED AND SIGNED by the undersigned Chairman and Commissioners of the Philippine Racing Commission, this 30th of April 2014 at Makati City Philippines.

APPROVED BY:

HON. ANGEL LOPEZ CASTAÑO, JR.

Chairman

HON. REYNALDO G. FERNANDO

Commissioner

 

HON. LYNDON NOEL B. GUCE

Commissioner

HON. EDUARDO B. JOSE

Commissioner

 

HON. FRANCO L. LOYOLA

Commissioner

HON. VICTOR V. TANTOCO

Commissioner

 

HON. JESUS B. CANTOS

Commissioner