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PDFWAC 260-13-540

Description of facilities.

An applicant for Class A, B, or C license, at the time of application, will provide the commission a detailed description, floor plans and site plans of the horse racing facility. At a minimum, the description must include the following:
(1) The address of the facility, its size, and geographical location, including reference to county and municipal boundaries;
(2) A site map showing current and proposed highways and streets adjacent to the facility;
(3) The types of racing for which the facility is designed, whether thoroughbred, harness, quarter horse, or other or combination thereof;
(4) The racetrack dimensions by circumference, width, banking, location of chutes, length of stretch, distance from judges' stand to first turn and type of surface. If the facility has more than one racetrack, the applicant must provide a description of each;
(5) A description of horse stalls at the facility, including the dimensions of stalls, separation, location, and total number of stalls;
(6) A description of the grandstand, giving total seating capacity, total reserved seating capacity, indoor and outdoor seating capacity, configuration of grandstand seating and parimutuel and concession facilities within the grandstand; the number and location of men's and women's restrooms, drinking fountains, and medical facilities available to patrons; and a description of public pedestrian traffic patterns throughout the grandstand;
(7) A description of the receiving and test barns, giving distance from these barns to the track and paddock. In addition, the number of sampling stalls, placement of viewing ports on each stall, number of wash stalls with hot and cold water and drains, availability of video monitors and a description of the walking ring;
(8) A description of the paddock, number of stalls in the paddock, height from the floor to lowest point of the stall ceiling and entrance, and paddock public address and telephone services;
(9) A description of the jockeys' and/or drivers' quarters, giving changing areas, a listing of equipment to be installed in each, and the location of the jockeys' quarters in relation to the paddock;
(10) A description of the parimutuel system, giving approximate location of bettors' windows and cash security areas, and a description of the equipment, including the provider if known;
(11) A description of the parking, showing access to parking from surrounding streets and highways, number of parking spaces available, and distinguishing between public and other. Include a description of the road surface on parking areas and the distance between parking and the grandstand, and a map of the area showing the relationship of parking to surrounding streets and highways;
(12) A description of the height, type of construction, and materials of perimeter fence;
(13) A description of improvements and equipment at the racetrack for security purposes in addition to perimeter fence, including the provider of equipment if known;
(14) A description of starting, timing, photo finish, and photo-patrol or video equipment, including the provider if known;
(15) A description of work areas for the commission employees, including location, square footage, telephones and other electronic access points;
(16) A description of access of the facility to public transportation, specifics of the types of transportation and schedules, road maps of area indicating pick-up and drop-off points; and
(17) The manner the proposed wagering (including simulcast if applicable) system will operate and the regular hours of operation.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. WSR 08-17-050, ยง 260-13-540, filed 8/14/08, effective 9/14/08.]
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