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TITLE 71 INDIANA HORSE RACING COMMISSION

Proposed Rule
LSA Document #12-549

DIGEST

Amends 71 IAC 7.5-3-4 regarding scale of weights. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher.




SECTION 1. 71 IAC 7.5-3-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

71 IAC 7.5-3-4 Scale of weights

Authority: IC 4-31-3-9
Affected: IC 4-31


Sec. 4. (a) With the exception of:
(1) apprentice allowances;
(2) handicap races;
(3) Indiana breds;
(4) Indiana restricted races;
(5) three (3) year old horses entered to run in races against horses at least four (4) years old; and upwards, and
(6) the allowance provided in subsection (2) of this section, (b);
no jockey shall be assigned a weight of less than one hundred eighteen (118) pounds. For three (3) year old horses entered to run in races against horses at least four (4) years old and upwards from January 1 through August 31, no jockey shall be assigned a weight of less than one hundred sixteen (116) pounds.

(b) Except in handicaps, fillies two (2) years old shall be allowed three (3) pounds, and fillies and mares at least three (3) years old and upward shall be allowed five (5) pounds before September 1, and three (3) pounds thereafter in races where competing against horses of the opposite sex.

(c) Quarter horses, appaloosas, and paints minimum scale weights shall be one hundred thirty (130) twenty (120) pounds for two-year-olds, one hundred twenty-two (122) pounds for three-year-olds, and one hundred twenty-four (124) pounds for four-year-olds and older.

(d) A notice shall be included in the daily program that all jockeys will carry approximately three (3) pounds more than the published weight to account for safety equipment (vest and helmet) that is not included in required weighing out procedures. Additionally, jockeys may weigh in with an additional three (3) pounds for inclement weather gear when approved by the stewards.
(Indiana Horse Racing Commission; 71 IAC 7.5-3-4; emergency rule filed Jun 15, 1995, 5:00 p.m.: 18 IR 2868, eff Jul 1, 1995; emergency rule filed Aug 23, 2001, 9:58 a.m.: 25 IR 119; readopted filed Oct 30, 2001, 11:50 a.m.: 25 IR 899; readopted filed Mar 23, 2007, 11:31 a.m.: 20070404-IR-071070030RFA; emergency rule filed Jul 12, 2012, 3:31 p.m.: 20120718-IR-071120428ERA)



Posted: 02/20/2013 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20130220-IR-071120549PRA
Composed: Jul 09,2014 9:49:20PM EDT
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