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LSA Document #12-549(F)


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


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 apprentice allowances, handicap races, Indiana breds, Indiana restricted races, three (3) year old horses entered to run in races against horses four (4) years old and upwards, and the allowance provided in subsection (2) (b) of this section, 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 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 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; filed Jul 18, 2013, 9:26 a.m.: 20130814-IR-071120549FRA)

LSA Document #12-549(F)
Notice of Intent: 20121003-IR-071120549NIA
Proposed Rule: 20130220-IR-071120549PRA
Hearing Held: March 22, 2013
Approved by Attorney General: July 11, 2013
Approved by Governor: July 18, 2013
Filed with Publisher: July 18, 2013, 9:26 a.m.
Documents Incorporated by Reference: None Received by Publisher
Small Business Regulatory Coordinator: Lea Ellingwood, Indiana Horse Racing Commission, 1302 North Meridian Street, Suite 175, Indianapolis, IN 46202, (317) 233-3119, lellingwood@hrc.in.gov

Posted: 08/14/2013 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20130814-IR-071120549FRA
Composed: Jun 23,2018 6:01:07AM EDT
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