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The Orders and Rules of Racing


44. Jump handicap races: weight adjustments at scratching deadline or at confirmation

44.1 This Rule applies where

44.1.1 a Handicap Steeple Chase or Hurdle Race is advertised for a meeting, and
44.1.2 at the relevant time, the highest original weight that remains engaged is less than the race maximum determined in accordance with Rule 43,

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.

44.2 Subject to Rule 46, the highest original weight remaining engaged at the relevant time shall be raised to the race maximum, and all other entries equally.