Conn. Agencies Regs. § 12-574-A27 - Clerk of the scales

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Duties.
(1) The clerk of the scales shall exhibit the number (as allotted on the official card of each horse for which a jockey has been weighed out and shall forthwith furnish the starter with a list of such numbers.
(2) He shall in all cases weigh in the riders of the horses and report to the stewards any jockey not presenting himself to be weighed in.
(3) The clerk of the scales or assistant shall weigh out and weigh in the riders of all horses participating in a race, and he shall record and publish any overweight or variation from the weight appearing on the program.
(4) The clerk of the scales shall cause to be recorded and have disseminated for public information immediately, upon notice thereof any overweight or any change of jockey, weight, or racing colors, as compared with these stated on the official program and shall promptly supply all proper racing officials with all pertinent changes.
(5) The clerk of the scales shall promptly report to the stewards any infraction of the rules with respect to weight, weighing, or riding equipment.
(6) The clerk of the scales shall confirm to the stewards, after each race, the weights carried by each horse in each race, together with the name of each horse's jockey and the overweight carried by any jockey. He shall also report any other data which may from time to time be required.
(7) The clerk of the scales shall weigh in all jockeys after each race, and after the weighing, shall notify the stewards if the weights are correct. The stewards may then declare the race official.
(8) Any subsequent change of jockey must be noted by the clerk of the scales and sanctioned by the stewards who, if no satisfactory reason is given for the change, may fine or suspend any person they may think culpable in the matter.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 12-574-A27

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