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230 ILCS 5/38

    (230 ILCS 5/38) (from Ch. 8, par. 37-38)
    Sec. 38. (a) It is unlawful for any person knowingly to enter or cause to be entered any horse - mare, stallion, gelding, colt or filly - for competition or knowingly to compete with any horse - mare, stallion, gelding, colt or filly -- entered for competition under any name other than its true name or out of its proper class for any purse, prize, premium, stake or sweepstakes offered or given by any agricultural or other society, association or persons in the State where such prize, purse, premium, stake or sweepstakes is to be decided by a contest of speed.
    (b) Any person who violates this Section is guilty of a Class 4 felony. The Board shall suspend or revoke the violator's license.
    (c) The true name of any horse -- mare, stallion, gelding, colt or filly -- for the purpose of entry for competition or performance in any contest of speed shall be the name under which the horse has publicly performed and shall not be changed after having once so performed or contested for a prize, purse, premium, stake or sweepstakes, except as provided by the code of printed rules of the society or association under which the contest is advertised to be conducted.
    (d) It is further provided that the official records shall be received in all courts as evidence upon the trial of any person under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 79-1185.)