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March 5, 2010     E-mail this page to a friend!

Wyoming Governor David Freudenthal (D) signed into law the original Senate File 0047, introduced by State Senator John Schiffer (R-Kaycee), on March 3, 2010.

The new law does two things:

1) It defines the term "horsemen's association."
"Horsemen's association" means the association that represents the majority of the owners and trainers licensed by the commission to race horses at an event.)


2) It allows the Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission to specify the number of live racing or other pari-mutuel event days that would be required before granting a simulcasting permit.
The commission shall establish the number of actual live horse racing or pari-mutuel event days required to qualify for a simulcasting permit. The commission shall adopt rules governing establishment of live horse racing or pari-mutuel event days required for a simulcasting permit in a manner that ensures fair and equitable involvement of all affected parties, including consideration of the economic viability of those days to permit applicants.


The law goes into effect on January 1, 2011.