CHRB Meeting Nov. 19

From CHRB
DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2014) -- The regular meeting of the California Horse Racing Board will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., at the Del Mar Surfside Race Place, (Downstairs General Admission Area) 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, California.. The audio portion only of the California Horse Racing Board regular meeting will be available online through a link at the CHRB website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under “Webcasts.”

The agenda for the regular meeting will consist of the following matters:
Action Items:
1. Approval of the minutes of October 23, 2014.
2. Executive Director’s Report.
3. Public Comment: Communications, reports, requests for future actions of the Board. Note: Persons addressing the Board under this item will be restricted to three (3) minutes for their presentations.
4. Discussion and action by the Board regarding the distribution of race day charity proceeds of the Los Angeles Turf Club, Inc. in the amount of $190,658.20 to 12 beneficiaries.
5. Discussion and action by the Board regarding the distribution of race day charity proceeds of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, in the amount of $138,009 to seven beneficiaries.
6. Discussion and action by the Board on the Application for License to Conduct a Horse Racing Meeting of the Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association (Q) at Los Alamitos Race Course, commencing December 26, 2014 through December 20, 2015, inclusive.
7. Discussion by the Board regarding the proposal to develop regulations requiring geographic location tracking when using a wireless device to place an Advance Deposit Wager, when in the enclosure of a racetrack.
8. Discussion and action by the Board on the Application for Approval to Conduct Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) of Lien Games Racing, LLC for an out-of-state multi-jurisdictional wagering hub, for a period of up to two years.
9. Discussion and action by the Board on the Application for Approval to Conduct Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) of ODS Technologies, L.P., dba TVG, for an out-of-state multi-jurisdictional wagering hub, for a period of up to two years.
10. Discussion and action by the Board on the Application for Approval to Conduct Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) of Churchill Downs Technology Initiatives Company, dba Twinspires.com, for an out-of-state multi-jurisdictional wagering hub, for a period of up to two years.
11. Discussion and action by the Board on the Application for Approval to Conduct Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) of Watch and Wager.Com, LLC, for an out-of-state multi-jurisdictional wagering hub, for a period of up to two years.
12. Discussion and action by the Board on the Application for License to Conduct Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) of XpressBet, LLC, for a California multi-jurisdictional wagering hub, for a period of up to two years.
13. Public hearing and action by the Board regarding the proposed amendment to CHRB Rule 1688, Use of Whips, to change the title and text of rule, replacing the word “whip” with riding crop, and to prohibit a jockey from using a riding crop on a horse more than three times in succession without giving the horse a chance to respond. (Note: This concludes the 45-day public comment period. The Board may adopt the proposal as presented.)
14. Discussion by the Board on CHRB Rule, 1699, Riding Rules.
15. Report from the Stewards Committee.
16. Closed Session: For the purpose of receiving advice from counsel, considering pending litigation, reaching decisions on administrative licensing and disciplinary hearings, and personnel matters, as authorized by section 11126 of the Government Code.
A. The Board may convene a Closed Session to confer with and receive advice from its legal counsel regarding the pending litigation described in the attachment to this agenda captioned "Pending Litigation," as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e).
B. The Board may convene a Closed Session to confer with and receive advice from its legal counsel regarding the pending administrative licensing or disciplinary matters described in the attachment to this agenda captioned “Pending Administrative Adjudications,” as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e).
C. The Board may convene a Closed Session for the purposes of considering personnel matters as authorized by Government Code section 11126 (a).