Readjustments, when claimed. Allowances must be claimed at the
time of entry and these allowances shall not be abandoned except by the consent
of the stewards, who may, before scratch time, make readjustments to the proper
weights and allowances in conformity with the conditions of the race. Sex
allowances shall not be waived. The stewards may, in their discretion, impose
sanctions upon persons who negligently claim improper allowances.
Extra weight; running
second. No horse shall carry extra weight nor be barred from any race
for having run second or in any lower place in a race.
Exemption from penalties.
When winners of claiming races are exempted from penalties, the exemption does
not apply to races in which any of the horses running are not to be
allowances, not cumulative. Penalties and allowances are not cumulative
unless so declared by the conditions of the race.
No allowance for beaten
horse. No horse shall receive allowance of weight or be relieved from
extra weight for having been beaten in one or more races; provided that this
section shall not prohibit maiden allowances or allowances to horses that have
not won within a specified time or that have not won races of a specified
The handicapper shall append to the weights for every handicap, the day and
hour from which winners will be liable to a penalty, and no alteration shall be
made after publication except in case of omission through error of the name or
weight of a horse duly entered, in which case, by permission of the stewards
the omission may be rectified by the handicapper.