205 CMR 4.07 - Clerk of the Scales, Duties, etc

(1) The clerk of the scales shall weigh all jockeys out and in.
(2) The clerk of the scales shall record and publish on the notice board any overweight or any change ofjockey, weight or racing colors, as compared with those stated on the official program and shall promptly supply all proper racing officials with all pertinent changes.
(3) The clerk of the scales shall promptly report to the Stewards any infraction of 205 CMR 4.00 with respect to weight, weighing, or riding equipment.
(4) The clerk of the scales shall report to the racing secretary after the close of each day's racing, 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 or she shall also report the post time and running time in each race and other data that may from time to time be required.
(5) No horse shall carry more than two pounds overweight without consent of its owner or representative; nor shall a horse carry more than seven pounds overweight in any race. If the overweight is more than % pound in excess of the weight the horse is to carry, the jockey shall declare the amount of overweight to the clerk of the scales at least 45 minutes before the time appointed for the first race of the day and the clerk shall have the overweight posted on the notice board and announced over the public address system. Failure on the part of any jockey to comply with 205 CMR 4.07(5) shall be reported to the Stewards.
(6) A horse shall not become a starter in a sweepstakes unless it has been announced as such to the clerk of the scales not less than 45 minutes before the time appointed for the race.


205 CMR 4.07

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