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Amendments to the Betting Rules

Pursuant to section 52 of the Racing Act 2003, the New Zealand Racing Board hereby gives notice of the following amendments to the Betting Rules published as a Supplement to the New Zealand Gazette, 25 August 2003, No. 113, page 2981.
Change #1
Rule 10.6(b) Refund of Investments is amended as follows:
10.6 Refund of Investments
(b) Subject to Rules 11.1.9, 11.2.10, 11.9.6, 11.10.8, 11.11.6 and 11.13.6 relating to substitutes, any bet placed on
a Race Entrant that is subsequently Scratched, will be refunded provided that:
(i) In accordance with Rule 4.9, the Refund is applied for prior to the closing time for the acceptance of bets on the Race concerned or, if the bet involves a combination of Races, the closing time for the acceptance of bets on the first Race of the combination;
(ii) If a Refund is not applied for under Rule 10.6(b)(i) and the Scratching is not from:
- A Double bet or Double with Concession bet,
- A Treble bet,
- A Pick6 bet,
- A Quaddie Bet;
then the bet will be refunded after the payment of Dividends has been ordered on the Race concerned or, if the bet involves a combination of Races, after the payment has been ordered on the final Race in the combination.
Change #2
Rule 11.9 Double Betting is amended as follows:
11.9 Double Betting
11.9.6 Scratchings
Where a Race Entrant is Scratched from any of the two Races of a Double, the Board will substitute an alternative selection for that Entrant after the closing time for receipt of Double bets.
Change #3
Rule 11.10 Double Betting with Concession is amended as follows:
11.10 Double Betting with Concession
11.10.8 Scratchings
Where a Race Entrant is Scratched from any of the two Races of a Double, the Board will substitute an alternative selection for that Entrant after the closing time for receipt of Double bets.
Change #4
Rule 11.11 Treble Betting is amended as follows:
11.11 Treble Betting
11.11.6 Scratchings
Where a Race Entrant is Scratched from any of the three Races of a Treble, the Board will substitute an alternative selection for that Entrant after the closing time for receipt of Treble bets.
Change #5
Rule 11.13 Quaddie Betting is amended as follows:
11.13 Quaddie Betting
11.13.6 Scratchings
Where a Race Entrant is Scratched from any of the four Races of a Quaddie, the Board will substitute an alternative selection for that Entrant after the closing time for receipt of Quaddie bets.
These Rules come into force on 22 November 2010.
Full copies of the Betting Rules may be inspected on request at TAB offices, downloaded from the New Zealand Racing Board website
www.nzracingboard.co.nz
or may be purchased from the New Zealand Racing Board, PO Box 38899, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045.
Dated at Wellington this 4th day of November 2010.
ANDREW BROWN, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Racing Board.