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Rhode Island Claiming Rule Amended; Effective at Once PAWTUCKET. R. I.. June 6.— Effective as of June 7. 1945, the rules of racing of the state of Rhode Island have been amended to read as follows: "No horse claimed in a claiming race shall be sold or transferred, wholly or in part, to anyone within ninety 90 days after he was claimed except in another claiming race; "Provided, however, that in the period of thirty 30 » to ninety i90 days after the date of claiming upon petition of the owner of record or his authorized agent, the department may permit or ratify the sale or transfer in whole, or in part, of a horse claimed at a Rhode Island meeting. This action of the department shall be for reasons and under conditions and terms which shall appear sufficient to the department. "Provided, further, that when a horse is claimed at a recognized meeting under rules which are at variance with this rule, title to such horse shall be recognized in Rhode Island to follow the rule of the meeting under which it was claimed."