Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations (SOR/91-365)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2017-03-02. Previous Versions

Information on Each Race

  •  (1) An association shall, in respect of each race, provide the public in an easily accessible manner, by purchase or otherwise, with the following information:

    • (a) the date, number and scheduled post time of the race;

    • (b) the distance of the race;

    • (c) the number worn by each horse in the race and, if that number is different from the post position of a horse, the post position of the horse;

    • (d) the name, sex and age of each horse in the race;

    • (e) the name of the trainer, owner and jockey or driver of each horse in the race;

    • (f) the weight assigned to each horse in a running horse race;

    • (g) the eligibility conditions that have to be met by each horse in the race;

    • (h) the amount of purse money or prizes offered for the race;

    • (i) in the case of a race-course that has more than one type of track, the type of track on which the race will be run;

    • (j) the types of bets offered on the race and the rules by which the pay-out price is calculated and distributed;

    • (k) with respect to odds,

      • (i) the approximate odds and final odds on each horse, entry or mutuel field in the race,

      • (ii) during the five minutes before the close of betting, the approximate odds referred to in subparagraph (i), at intervals not exceeding two minutes,

      • (iii) if the odds are 1 to 10 or less and the association displays the odds in terms of a ratio but is incapable of displaying odds of 1 to 10 or less, those odds displayed as “1:9”, the lower odds not needing to be otherwise displayed,

      • (iv) if the odds are higher than 99 to 1 and if the association displays them in terms of

        • (A) a ratio, those odds displayed as “99:1”, the higher odds not needing to be otherwise displayed, or

        • (B) a pay-out price, those odds displayed as “$99.90”, the higher odds not needing to be otherwise displayed;

    • (l) the legal percentages and breakage rules applicable to each pool;

    • (m) the horses that are on the EIPH list;

    • (n) the official result and the winning combination of horses and pay-out prices for every pool, including refunds;

    • (o) the running time of the race;

    • (p) any entries and mutuel fields, late scratches, unfair starts, declarations of horses as non-contestants and dead heats; and

    • (q) the numbers of any scratched horses and any refunds made in accordance with these Regulations.

  • (2) An association that hosts a pool shall make the following information available to each person who requests it:

    • (a) the amount of money bet on each horse and on each winning combination of horses;

    • (b) the total amount of money bet on each pool; and

    • (c) any additional amounts added to the pool, including any overages and underpayments in accordance with sections 65 and 113.

  • SOR/2011-169, s. 18;
  • SOR/2017-8, s. 7.

Information on Horse’s Past Performance

 An association that conducts 10 or more days of pari-mutuel betting during a year shall in respect of every race held at its race-course provide the public in an easily accessible manner, by purchase or otherwise, with the following information at that race-course no later than one hour before post time of the first race:

  • (a) for each horse in a race, the chart lines of the last five races of that horse, listing the most recent race first and including, for each race,

    • (i) the date,

    • (ii) the name of the race-course,

    • (iii) the size and type of track,

    • (iv) the track condition,

    • (v) the type of race,

    • (vi) the weight assigned to the horse, if applicable,

    • (vii) the information that the horse competed as a free-legged pacer or a trotter wearing hopples, if applicable,

    • (viii) the distance,

    • (ix) the time of the leading horse as reported by the charter at each measured fraction of the track, including the time of the winning horse,

    • (x) the post position of the horse,

    • (xi) the position of the horse, as reported by the charter, at each measured fraction of the track,

    • (xii) the position of the horse, as reported by the charter, in the home stretch and the number of lengths, if any, behind the leading horse,

    • (xiii) the position of the horse in the official result,

    • (xiv) the number of lengths behind the winning horse at the finish of the race as reported by the charter, if applicable,

    • (xv) the time for the horse to complete the race,

    • (xvi) the final odds on the horse, expressed in dollars,

    • (xvii) the name of the jockey or the driver of the horse and, if the surname and initials of two or more of those persons are identical, their full given names,

    • (xviii) the names of the horses that came in first, second and third in the official result,

    • (xix) the reason that the horse was scratched, if applicable,

    • (xx) each instance in which the charter reported that the horse broke gait, was parked-out or was suffering from exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage, and

    • (xxi) the information that the horse was on the EIPH list, if applicable;

  • (b) for each horse in a race, a summary for the current year and the preceding year of the horse’s

    • (i) starts in purse races, including the number of times the horse finished first, second and third in the official result, and

    • (ii) amount of earnings from purse races;

  • (c) for each horse in a race, the type of licence issued by the appropriate Commission to the jockey or driver of the horse;

  • (d) an explanatory note regarding the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c);

  • (e) if chart lines are required under paragraph (a) and a horse has not raced five times,

    • (i) the chart lines of as many past races as the horse has raced, and

    • (ii) the horse’s running time in its last official work-out or qualifying race, as the case may be; and

  • (f) if chart lines are required under paragraph (a) and the horse has raced in a foreign jurisdiction, the chart lines presented in a manner that is in accordance with the applicable rules of the jurisdiction in which the race was held.

  • SOR/93-255, s. 3;
  • SOR/2011-169, s. 18.

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 19]

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 19]

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 19]

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 19]

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 19]

 [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 19]

 
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