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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall

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Action:
To Amend Regulations Pertaining to Horses
Stage: Final
 
11VAC10-100-30 Lip tattoo requirements

No horse may start in a race without a legible lip tattoo number being or readable microchip applied by the designated personnel appropriate to the breed of horse. The stewards, in their discretion, may approve a readable microchip approved by The Jockey Club for identification purposes if appropriate. In harness racing, no Standardbred may start in a race without either a legible lip tattoo, or a freeze brand number being, or readable microchip applied by the designated personnel appropriate to the breed of horse.