November 29, 2023


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ARCI Conference to Spotlight Racing, Sport Regulation

With major structural adjustments coming to horseracing regulation and a growing want for frequent integrity criteria in other athletics, the 2022 annual convention of the Association of Racing Commissioners Intercontinental (ARCI) will aim on issues and details encompassing implementation of the US Horseracing Integrity and Protection Act.   The confab will also discover requirements affiliated with the expanded responsibility of numerous RCI Associates involving regulation of athletics betting.

The conference will kick off on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky at the Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott.   All those interested in attending might sign up at .

With animal welfare a best priority, protection initiatives by regulators in California and the mid-Atlantic states that have shown appreciable progress will be highlighted as will aspects of the before long to be carried out Racetrack Safety system of the freshly fashioned Horseracing Integrity and Security Authority. 

There will also be an open up dialogue about likely authorized concerns that may well arise as a result of the postponed implementation of the HISA anti-doping and treatment application.   Transparency in rule earning will also be mentioned as will the applicability of federal guidelines requiring open up conferences and general public accountability. 

The conference kicks off on Monday with remarks from Kentucky Horse Racing Fee Chair Jonathan Rabinowitz, award winning racing analyst and commentator Donna Brothers, and ARCI Chair Robert Lopez.    The opening session will be followed by a briefing on the Horseracing Integrity and Protection Authority entitled “What is Next”.

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Panels will concentration on profitable outcomes of equine welfare policies that have been executed by the California Horse Racing Board and regulators performing with the industry in the Mid-Atlantic states.   Details of how the new HISA racetrack safety software will function will also be offered. 

On Tuesday, Sporting activities Journalist Tim Livingston, host of the groundbreaking Podcast “Whistleblower” will focus on his investigation into human activity and allegations that the NBA, via the assignment of sure referees, may perhaps have manipulated the result of game titles to favor teams that draw larger sized television audiences in get to crank out further profits for the sport.   

Prominent attorneys and industry experts will evaluate achievable legal difficulties that may well occur from implementation of the HISA program as very well as a briefing on the problems pending in federal courtroom demanding the constitutionality of the HISA statute.    Federal legislation pertaining to transparency in the generating of public coverage will be mentioned, particularly as to their applicability to the newly fashioned HISA.

Distinguished sector leaders will explore the upcoming of horse racing and chances for tiny and mid-sized tracks to develop synergies with activity betting corporations.   Jurisdictions who have nevertheless to authorize mounted odds wagering could find that approvals they have granted for simulcast exports may perhaps final result in these wagers getting accepted on contests in their jurisdiction devoid of their information.

The ARCI develops model rules and specifications for thoroughly clean sport, generally horse racing and associated wagering.  Since the legality of sports betting, the group has licensed workers to commence work to build requirements for human activity as a result of a subsidiary Sports Betting Regulators Association (SBRA).  

The once-a-year ARCI conference draws in senior racing regulatory staff from across North The us as properly as racing business leaders symbolizing thoroughbred, standardbred, quarter horse, horsemen, racehorse owners/breeders and veterinary companies.   

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