Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017

Revenue and Taxation Code

Property Taxation

Part 12. Taxation of Racehorses

Chapter 1. General Provisions and Definitions

Section 5703

5703. "Racehorse." "Racehorse" means each live horse, including a stallion, mare, gelding, ridgeling, colt, filly, or foal, that is or will be eligible to participate in or produce foals which will be eligible to participate in a horseracing contest in California wherein parimutuel racing is permitted under rules and regulations prescribed by the California Horse Racing Board. "Racehorse" does not mean or include any horse over three years old, or four years old in the case of an Arabian horse, that has not participated in a horserace contest on which parimutuel wagering is permitted or has not been used for breeding purposes in order to produce racehorses during the two previous calendar years.

History.—Stats. 1972, p. 1226, in effect August 10, 1972, deleted "or" between "colt" and "filly", added "or foal" after "filly", added "or will be" between "that is" and "eligible" in the first sentence, and added the second sentence. Stats. 1985, Ch. 1250, effective September 30, 1985, added ", or four years . . . horse," after "three years old" in the second sentence.