ARCI Model Rules

The Model Pari-Mutuel Rules are drafted and approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) and are seen as an “Industry Document”.

Proposals for new rules or amendments to existing rules should be submitted to the Association of Racing Commissioners International, 1510 Newtown Pike, Suite 210, Lexington, KY 40511-1222.

Prior to being included as a Model Rule the proposal will first be reviewed by the Model Rule Committee and a recommended action taken to the RCI. Only after RCI formally adopts the proposed rule will it be included as a Model Pari-Mutuel Rule.

Student Research — Model Rule Comparisons

The Rule Comparisons shown below were completed by students beginning in the Fall Semester Racing Regulation and Enforcement class. Any rule change done by a commission after that time most likely will not be reflected on the comparison.

Commissions are invited to notify Doug Reed (dreed@ag.arizona.edu, 520-621-5660) of any errors or oversights and report subsequent rule changes so that the respective comparison can be updated.

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 Rules Adopted by RCI Board

New Orleans, LA – March 2016
Tucson, AZ —December, 2015
Deadwood, SD — July 2015
Tucson, AZ — December 2014
Del Mar, CA — July 2014
Lexington, KY — April 2014
Tucson, AZ — December 2013
Saratoga Springs, NY — July 2013
New Orleans, LA — April 2013
Saratoga Springs, NY — July 2012
Saratoga Springs, NY — July 2011
Denver, CO — October 2010
Tucson, AZ — December 2009
Del Mar, California — August 2009
Lexington, KY — April 2009
Tucson, AZ — December 2008
Saratoga Springs, NY — August 2008

If there is existing rule language that has been submitted to the committee it can be obtained by clicking on the topic title.

The language that is available here may be in the process of being revised by either the Model Rules Committee, sub-committees or various industry stakeholder groups.