Texas Racing Commission
Monday, May 14, 2007
10:30 a.m.
Texas Department of Public Safety
6100 Guadalupe
Criminal Law Enforcement, Building E
First Floor Auditorium
Austin, Texas 78752

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER
     Roll Call

II. PUBLIC COMMENT

III. GENERAL BUSINESS
     Discussion, consideration and possible action on the following matters:

    A. Budget and Finance Update

    B. Report on Racetrack Inspections

    C. Report on RCI Annual Conference

IV. PROCEEDINGS ON RACETRACKS
 
   Discussion, consideration and possible action on the following matters:
    
   A. Allocation by the Texas Greyhound Association of interstate cross-species purse money for the period of May 1, 2007
         through April 30, 2008.

   B. Request by Gillespie County Fair Association for Approval of Addendum to Totalisator Contract with United Tote Company

   C. Request by Retama Park for Approval of an Amendment to Totalisator Contract with AmTote International, Inc.

   D. Request by Sam Houston Race Park for Approval of Change in Board of Directors

   E. In the Matter of an Application for a Class 2 Horse Racetrack License in Webb County
        1) Motion of LRP Group, LTD., to Withdraw as a Party
        2) Motion of Laredo Race Park, LLC, to Withdraw as a Party

   F. Request by Valley Race Park for Approval of Change in Ownership

   G. Request by Valley Race Park for Approval of Management Agreement

   H. Application by Laredo Race Park for a Class 2 Horse Racetrack License in Webb County

    I. Approval of Security Bond for Laredo Race Park

    J. Approval of Security Bond for LRP Group, Inc.

    K. Approval of Security Bond for Valle de los Tesoros

    L. Request by Retama Park for Approval of Thoroughbred Race Dates for 2007

    M. Request by Sam Houston Race Park for a Change in 2007 Race Dates

    N. Update by Sam Houston Race Park

    O. Update by Austin Jockey Club on Longhorn Downs

    P. Update by Saddle Brook Park

V. PROCEEDINGS ON RULEMAKING
 
    Discussion, consideration and possible action on the following rules:

    Proposals
    A. Proposal of Amendment to § 309.6, Security for Compliance
    B. Proposal of Amendment to § 303.41, Allocation of Race Dates

    Adoptions
    C. Adoption of Chapter 301, Definitions, with Amendments
      § 301.1, Definitions

    D. Adoption of Chapter 319, Veterinary Practices and Drug Testing, with Amendments
        1) § 319.102, Veterinarian's List
        2) § 319.108, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy
        3) § 319.111, Bleeders and Furosemide Program
        4) § 319.202, Veterinarian's List
        5) § 319.203, Condition of Greyhounds and Inspection of Kennels
        6) § 319.204, Vaccination Requirements

    E. Adoption of Rules Relating to Pari-Mutuel Wagering
        1) § 321.2, Odds Manipulation
        2) § 321.29, Mutuel Tickets
        3) § 321.33, Expiration Date
        4) § 321.43, Cancellation of Win Wagers
        5) § 321.313, Distribution of Pari-Mutuel Pools

VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
     Under Govt. Code § 551.071, the Commission may open an executive session
     to confer with its attorney regarding pending or contemplated litigation on any matter listed in this agenda.

     Under Texas Racing Act, Art. 179e, Sec. 6.03, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes,
      the Commission may open an executive session to review a plan for the security of a racetrack
      facility, or a copy of a a management, concession, or totalisator contract.

VII. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
      Schedule next Commission Meeting

VIII. ADJOURN

 

 

Persons with disabilities planning to attend this meeting who may need auxiliary aids or services,
such as sign language interpreters or large print agendas should contact Gloria Giberson
no later than three days before the scheduled meeting time, by phone at (512) 833-6699,
by fax at (512) 833-6907, or through RELAY Texas at 1-800-735-2989.