weighing out. The specified jockeys shall be weighed out for their
respective mounts in each race by the clerk of the scales not less than twenty
(20) minutes before the time fixed for the race. In case of a substitution of
riders after the original rider has been weighed out, the substitute rider
shall be weighed as promptly as possible and the name of the substitute and his
weight publicly announced and posted.
Equipment weighed with
jockey. If a horse runs in muzzle, martingale, breastplate, or clothing,
it must be put on the scale and included in the jockey's weight.
Jockey's equipment weighed with
jockey. A jockey's weight shall include his clothing, boots, goggles,
saddle and its attachments, saddlecloth or any other equipment required by the
weighed. No whip or substitute for a whip, blinkers, safety helmet or
number cloth shall be allowed on the scales nor shall any bridle approved by
the stewards be weighed.
Safety helmet. Any person who rides a horse on a track of an
association shall wear a safety helmet of a type approved by the
overweight. If a jockey intends to carry overweight, he must declare the
amount thereof at the time of weighing out, or if in doubt as to his proper
weight, he may declare the weight he intends to carry.
Time for declaration of
. If a jockey intends to carry overweight exceeding by more
than two (2) pounds the weight which his horse is to carry, the owner or
trainer consenting, he must declare the amount of overweight to the clerk of
the scales at least forty-five (45) minutes before the time appointed for the
race, and the clerk shall cause the overweight to be stated on the notice board
immediately. For failure on the part of a jockey to comply with this rule he
may be punished as provided by rules (n) and (o) of section
Five pounds overweight
limit. No horse shall carry more than five (5) pounds
responsible for weight. The owner is responsible for the weight carried
by his horse.
regulated. Only equipment specifically approved by the stewards shall be
worn or carried by a jockey or a horse in a race.
Deposit of jockey fees. No
jockey, except when riding for his contract employer, shall be weighed out for
any race unless there has been deposited for him or guaranteed to him with the
racing secretary his fee for a losing mount in the race, and the failure to
deposit for guarantee said fee for the engaged jockey may be cause for
declaring the horse out of the race.
Association to provide
attendants. The association shall provide the only attendants who will
be permitted to assist jockeys in weighing out. Such attendants shall be paid
for their services by the association. A system of rotation of attendants shall
whips. No bridle shall exceed two (2) pounds in weight, and no whip
shall exceed one (1) pound in weight, unless approved by the stewards. No whip
shall be longer than twenty-eight (28) inches.