42-7-68 Allotment of racing days to applicants--Preference to past users--Annual scheduling--Proce...
Allotment of racing days to applicants--Preference to past users--Annual scheduling--Procedure for simulcast or satellite facilities.
If an applicant is eligible to receive a license under the
provisions of this chapter, the commission shall fix the racing days allotted to the applicant and issue
a license for the holding of such meetings. Any racing association, agriculture, livestock, or fair
exposition which has adopted and used regular or approximate regular dates for their events for the
past two years shall be allotted those dates if such association or organization requests them.
Written applications for live racing dates for the next calendar year shall be submitted to the
commission prior to October thirty-first of the preceding year. Allotment of the live racing dates for
the next calendar year shall be made by the commission by December thirty-first of the preceding
The commission may grant additional live racing days to any currently licensed racing
association upon a written application for additional live racing dates for the current calendar year.
Simulcasting or satellite facilities licensed to operate in this state shall also submit their projected
racing dates prior to October thirty-first of the preceding year. However, the dates are subject to
revision by the commission or the executive secretary at any time. The commission shall establish,
by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, the procedures for revising simulcast or satellite
Source: SDC 1939, § 53.0506; SL 1949, ch 213; SL 1961, ch 265, § 2; SL 1963, ch 296, § 3;
SDCL, § 42-2-17; SL 1969, ch 201; SL 1970, ch 246; SL 1978, ch 302, § 20; SL 1985, ch 330, § 2;
SL 1989, ch 367, § 3; SL 1991, ch 349, § 20.