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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall

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To Amend Regulations Pertaining to Steeplechase Racing
Stage: Final

11VAC10-160-30. Overweights.

If the overweight is more than one pound, the jockey shall declare the amount of the overweight to the clerk of scales no later than 45 60 minutes before post time. If the overweight exceeds 10 pounds, a substitute jockey must be named, except that an amateur jockey may carry more than 10 pounds of overweight. No rider may carry more than 195 pounds in a race.


11VAC10-160-100. Remounting after fall.

Any horse losing its rider during the running of a race may not be remounted by its jockey in any part of the same field or enclosure in which the mishap occurred. If the loose horse leaves the field, then it must be returned to the field where the mishap occurred before resuming the course.