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(iii) If a horse run the wrong side of a post be must turn back and run the course from the post at

which he left it. Running 33. If a race has been run by all the horses at over again. wrong weights, or a wrong distance, or when the

Judge is not in the box, the Stewards shall order it to be run after the advertised time of the last race of

the same day. Walking 34. When only one horse appears for a match or over-when sweepstakes he must walk over, except by corsent of necessary

the other persons engaged, or, in the case of a plate, by consent of the Stewards of the meeting; but on a division after a dead heat it shall not be necessary for a horse to walk over.


Weighing in.

Weighing in. 35. (i) Every jockey must, immediately after pulling np, ride his horse to the place of weighing, and there immediately dismount and be weighed by the clerk of the scales: Provided that, if a jockey be prevented from riding to the place of weighing by reason of accident or illness, by which he or his horse is disabled, he may-walk or be carried to the scales.

(ii) If a jockey do not weigh in, or be short of weight, or be guilty of any fraudulent practice with respect to weight or weighing, or dismount before reaching the scales, or touch (except accidentally) any person or thing other than his own equipments before weighing in, his horse is disqualified, unless he can satisfy the stewards that he was justified by extraordinary circumstances.

(iii) It is optional for the jockey to weigh out or in with his bridle, and the clerk of the scales allow one pound for a curb or double bridle; but no weight shall be allowed for a snaffle bridle unless itis put into the scales before the horse is led away, and no wbip or substitute for a whip shall be allowed in the scales.

If a horse run in a bood or clothing it must be put into the scale and included in the jockey's weight.

The Clerk of the Scales shall always put 2lb extra into the scale to prove that the horse has not carried too much weight under Rule 31 (v.)

Dead Heats. 36. (i) A dead heat for the first place shall be run off after the last race on the same day (except by

Dead heate.

special permission of the Stewards) unless the owners agree to divide. The other horses shall be deemed to have been beaten, but they shall be entitled to their places (if any) as if the race had been finally determined the first time.

(ü) If a dead heat be run by two or more horses for second or any lower place in a race, the owners shall divide, subject to the provisions Part VII, where the winner is objected to, and if they camoc agree as to which of them is to have a cup or other prize which cannot be divided, the question shall be determined by lot by the Stewards.

(iii) When owners divide they shall divide equally all the moneys or other prizes which any of ithem coulii take if the dead beat were run off.

(iv) Horses running a dead heat for a race or place shall be deemed winners of the race or place until the dead heat is run off or the owners agree to divide, and, if the owners agree to divide, each horse which divides shall be deemed a winner of the race or place for which he divides.

Second Money. 37. Any morcy or prize which by the conditions is to Second go to the borse placed second, orin any lower place in the money. race, sball, if the wiuner has walked over or no horse bas been so plaeed, be dealt with as follows, pamely:

(i) If it be part of the stakes or plate, it shall go to the winner; or

(ii) If it was to be given as a separate donation from the race fund, or any other source, it shall not be given at all; or

(iii) If it is entrance money for the race, it shall go to the race fund of the meeting.

PART VII. OBJECTIONS AND COMPLAINTS. 38. The determination of a judge, declaring a Judge's deoihor-e to bave won or to be entitled to a place shall sion final, be final, unless an objection is maile and allowed on

subject to

objections. the ground of disqualification: Provided that this Rule shall not prevent a judge from correcting any mistake. (i) Every objection must be made by the owner,

Objections. jockey or groom of some other horse engaged in the same race (or by the starter), or by a steward, and must be made to one of the stewards, or to the judge, clerk of the course, or clerk of the scales. The per

son to whom it is made may require it to be put in writing and signed, and the objector shall, at the time he makes the objection, deposit in the hands of the Stakeholder the sum of 5 sov. (and in the case of an appeal, an aditional sum of 10 sov.) which, in the event of the objection being decided to be frivolous or vexations, shall be forfeited to the Bentinck Benevo. lent Fund, or if otherwise, returned to the objector.

(ii) If an objection to a horse engaged in a race be madé not later than half past ten in the morning of the day for the race, the Stewards may require his qualification to be proved before the race; and in default of such proof being given to their satisfaction, they ma" declare him disqualified.

(iii) An objection to a horse, on the ground of a cross or jostle, or of his not having run the proper course, or of any other matter occurring in the race, must be made within a quarter of an hour after the finish.

(iv) An objection on the ground of fraudulent, or wilful mis-statement or omission in the entry uniter which a horse has run, or on the ground that the horse which ran was not the horse which he was represented to be in the entry or at the time of the race, or was not of the age which he was represented to be, or on the ground that he is disqualified by reason of any default entered in the Unpaid Forfeit List, may be received at any time within twelve months after the race.

(v) In any other case an objection shall be made before the conclusion of the meeting.

(vi) Every objection shall be determined by the Stewards and their determination shall (if they are not the Stewards of the Jockey Club) be subject to appeal to the Stewards of the Jockey Club, so far as relates to points involving an interpretation of these rules, but not as to questions of fact.

(vii) If an objection to a borse which has won or been placed in a race be declared valid, the horse shall be regarded as having been last in the race, and the other horses shall take positions accordingly.

(viii) When a dead heat is run for second place, and an objection is made to the winner of the race, if such objection be declared valid in time for the dead heat to be run off on the day of the race, the Stewards may direct it to be run off accordingly. Otherwise the horses which ran the dead heat shall divide.

(ix) Every objection which cannot be decided by the Stewards during a meeting must be made in writing and loilged with the Clerk of the Course.

(x) An objection made in writing cannot be withdrawn without leave of the Stewards.

(xi) All costs and expenses in relation to determining an objection shall be paid by the person decided against.

39. Pending the determination of an objection, any Effect of money or prize which the horse objected to may have pending won or may win in the race shall be withheld until objection. the objection is determined, and any forfeit payable by the owner of any other borse shall be paid to and held by the clerk of the course for the person who may be determined to be entitled to it.

When any race is in dispute both the horse that came in first and any horse claiming the race shall be liable to all the penalties attaching to the winner of that race till the matter is decided.

40. (i) The Stewards shall have power at any time, Stewarıls and either upon or without objection made, to order may or an examination by such person or persons as they and call for think fit, of the mouth of any horse entered for a race, prɔofs. or who has run in a race.

If a horse be declared to be of the wrong age, the expense of such examination shall be paid by his owner. Otherwise, it shall be paid by the person (if any) at whose request the examination is ordered, or out of the race fund of the meeting, as the Stewards direct.

(ii) The Stewards shall also bave power to call or any person in whose name a horse is entered to proluce proof that the horse entered is not the property either wholly or in part of any person whose name is in the Unpaid Forfeit List or otherwise disqualified, or to produce proof of the extent of his interest or property in the horse, and in default of such proof being given to their satisfaction they may declare the horse disqualified.




Horses entered to be sold.
41. Any horse running for any race “to be sold,"
shall, if the winner, be liable to be claimed for the

selling price, and if it be a condition of the race that the winner is to be sold by anction the sale sball take place immediately after the race, and the surplus over the selling price shall be divided between the owner of the second horse and the race fund of the meeting. If sold the horse shall not leave the place of sale until authorized by the clerk of the course to do so; and if the horse be not paid for, or the clerk of the course satisfied with the security, within a quarter of an hour, he may order the horse to be put up a second time, and the purchaser at the first sale shall be re. sponsible for any deficiency arising from the second sale, and shall be declared a defaulter until it is paid.

All other horses running to be sold may be claimed for the selling price and the amount of the stakes or plate by the owners of horses running in the race.

In no selling race shall the lowest sellivg price be less than 50 sov.

Owners of horses placed shall have priority in the order of their places, and if the owners of two or more horses having equal rights claim, they are to draw lots. The owner of the winner has the last claim.

No person can claim more than one horse.

Every claim must be made to the clerk of the scales within a quarter of an hour after the race.

The price of every horse claimed or sold, or bought in, must be paid to the clerk of the course, and an order given by him for the delivery of the horse. In the case of a horse being claimed,

the price be not paid before seven o'clock in the evening of the day of the race, the claimant forfeits his right. If none of the other persons entitled accept the horse, the owner may insist on the first claimant taking and paying for it, and if he refuse or neglect to do so, he

shall be declared a defaulter in respect of the price. Walking

If a horse walk over for a selling race he shall not ling races.

be liable to be sold unless the added money be given.

Provision in case of Objection or Dead Heat. Special Rule

42. The foregoing Rules relating to claiming and where horse objected to. selling races shall be subject to the following pro.

visions in cases where a horse is objected to under the provisions of Part VII. of these Rüles:

(i) If the objection bas not been made until after the horse has been claimed or bought, the person who claimed or bought him shall, if the objection be de

over for sel.

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