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The Orders and Rules of Racing


35. Handicap flat races: weight adjustments at scratching deadline or at confirmation

35.1 This Rule applies where

35.1.1 the race is a Handicap flat race that closes more than six days before running, and
35.1.2 at the relevant time, the highest original weight that remains engaged is less than the race maximum determined in accordance with Rule 34,

and, for these purposes, the relevant time is the time determined in accordance with Part 6 for any Scratching Deadline or for making confirmations of entries.

35.2 The highest original weight remaining engaged at the relevant time shall be raised to the race maximum, and all other entries equally.