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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 3 - THE START - (B)31 to (B)44

37. Timing of the start

37.1 The time recorded for the start of a race by either Satellite Information Services or Amalgamated Racing shall be regarded as the official time of the start.
37.2 A race shall be declared Off when

37.2.1 in a race started from starting stalls, the Starter has released the starting stalls;
37.2.2 in a race started from a starting gate, the Starter has dropped his flag and released the starting gate;
37.2.3 in a race started by a flag, the Starter has dropped his flag.

37.3 But Paragraph 37.2 does not apply where the Starter declares a false start under Rule 38.