20:04:21:15. Duty of owner, trainer, and groom to protect horse. The owner, trainer, groom, and any other person having charge, custody, or care of horses racing on a track in South Dakota shall protect the horses against the administration or attempted administration of a drug, narcotic, stimulant, depressant, or local anesthetic which, in the opinion of the stewards of the meeting or the commission, could affect the racing condition of a horse; and against the use of an electrical, mechanical, or other appliance which might affect a horse's speed in a race. Failure to protect a horse against these things may result in a penalty by the stewards and referral to the commission.
Source: 5 SDR 87, effective April 15, 1979; transferred from § 20:04:05:17, 9 SDR 122, effective March 31, 1983; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.
General Authority:SDCL 42-7-56.
Law Implemented:SDCL 42-7-56.
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