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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Race Administration Manual (F)


PART 3 - RACING PROGRAMMES

36A. Novice flat races: weight adjustments at declaration to run

36A.1 With regard to any Novice flat race, an assessment shall be made in accordance with this Rule, at the time determined in accordance with Rule (F)89 for making declarations to run, in order to determine the weight adjustments required by this Rule.
36A.2 If the race is restricted to fillies only or to colts and geldings only, if the highest weight that remains declared to run is less than 9st, then the highest weight will be raised to 9st, and the weights of all other declared runners will be raised equally.
36A.3 If the race is not restricted to fillies only or to colts and geldings only, if the highest weight that remains declared to run is less than 9st 5lb, then the highest weight will be raised to 9st 5lb and the weights of all other declared runners will be raised equally.