Tex. Occ. Code Section 2031.003
Prerace Examination


For each Texas Derby, the commission shall appoint a state veterinarian to conduct a prerace examination of each horse entered in the race to determine whether the horse:


is healthy; and


meets standards set by commission rule for racing.


The examination may:


be conducted at any time before the race; and


include any procedure that the state veterinarian considers necessary to make the determination required by Subsection (a).
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 963 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 1.01, eff. April 1, 2019.

Source: Section 2031.003 — Prerace Examination, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­2031.­htm#2031.­003 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 2031.003’s source at texas​.gov