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The Orders and Rules of Racing


141. Weight allowances in steeple chases, hurdle races and national hunt flat races open to professional riders

141.1 In a race to which Paragraph 141.3 applies, a Rider is entitled to claim a weight allowance of

141.1.1 7lb until he has won twenty races,
141.1.2 after that, 5lb until he has won forty races, and
141.1.3 after that, 3lb until he has won seventy-five races.

141.2 In a race to which Paragraph 141.3 applies, a Conditional Jockey is, until he has won five races, also entitled to claim an additional allowance of 3lb when riding a horse trained by his employing Trainer.
141.3 This Paragraph applies to any steeple chase, hurdle race or National Hunt Flat Race which is open to professional Riders and which is

141.3.1 a Handicap other than the Grand National Steeple Chase,
141.3.2 a Selling Race,
141.3.3 a Weight-for-Age Race classed 3, 4 or 5 in accordance with Schedule 2, or
141.3.4 a National Hunt Flat Race classed 3, 4, 5 or 6 in accordance with Schedule (F)2,

but it does not apply if the race is confined to Conditional Jockeys and equivalent Overseas Riders.