14.A licence of an amateur race track provided for in the Regulation respecting Standardbred horse racing (chapter C-72.1, r. 2) is issued if the race track is equipped with:
(1) a racing strip:
(a) with an approximate length, measured at 90 cm from the inside hub rail, of 5,280 ft, 3,300 ft or 2,640 ft and a width of 15 m at its narrowest point, as certified by a land-surveyor;
(b) equipped all around the inside part with a hub rail whose flat surface perpendicular to the ground shall have a minimum width of 30 cm and its bottom part shall be situated between 30 cm and 60 cm from the ground, if races with pari-mutuel betting are held;
(2) a paddock giving access directly to the racing strip if races with pari-mutuel betting are held. The paddock shall be large enough to accommodate horses for 2 races and access to vehicles shall be restricted;
(3) a stand for the racing judges. The stand shall be situated so that the finish line crosses its middle point. The stand shall have a minimum interior surface of 5 m2, be elevated as to allow a full and complete view on all parts of the racing strip and, if races with pari-mutuel betting are held, be covered;
(4) with a lighting system producing an intensity not less than 220 lx on all parts of the racing strip if races are held in the evening.
Decision 84-10-01, s. 14; Decision 2012-02-15, s. 3.