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The Orders and Rules of Racing

2. Equine Anti-Doping Rule Violations


2.3 Evading or, without compelling justification, Refusing or Failing to Submit to Sample Collection after notification of Doping Control in accordance with the Equine Anti-Doping Rules.

2.3.1 It is the personal responsibility of each Responsible Person to ensure that a Horse under his care submits to Sample collection after notification of Doping Control in accordance with the Equine Anti-Doping Rules. This responsibility extends even if the Responsible Person is absent at the time of notification and a member of his Support Personnel acts on the Responsible Person's behalf. Responsible Persons are ultimately responsible for the actions of their Support Personnel.
2.3.2 A violation of failing to submit to Sample collection may be based on either intentional or negligent conduct while evading or refusing Sample collection contemplates intentional conduct. Evading Sample collection shall include without limitation hogging a Horse's mane or tail with the intention of preventing a hair Sample from being collected.