Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: To amend WAC 260-44-080 to allow jockeys at Class C (nonprofit) race meets to ride up to one hundred thirty-five pounds.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-44-080.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-02-015 on December 21, 2007.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: February 14, 2008.
R. J. Lopez
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-07-035, filed 3/12/07, effective 4/12/07)
WAC 260-44-080 Weighing out -- Overweight((
-- Declarations -- Posting -- Maximum)).
(1) If a
jockey intends to carry overweight, he/she must declare the
amount at the time of weighing out.
(2) If a jockey reports an overweight exceeding two pounds, the owner or trainer has the option to replace the jockey without being assessed a double-jock mount fee. Failure on the part of a jockey to comply with this rule will be reported to the stewards by the clerk of scales.
(3) At Class A or B race meets a horse may not carry more
than seven pounds overweight((
, except as provided in
subsection (4) of this section)).
(4) Horses ((
running)) at Class C race meets may carry
more than seven pounds overweight (( with the permission of the
stewards)), up to a maximum weight of one hundred thirty-five
pounds(( , except in handicap races or races where the
conditions of the race expressly state to the contrary)).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. 07-07-035, § 260-44-080, filed 3/12/07, effective 4/12/07; 06-07-063, § 260-44-080, filed 3/10/06, effective 4/10/06; 87-15-019 (Resolution No. 87-02), § 260-44-080, filed 7/8/87; Order 75-1, § 260-44-080, filed 2/18/75. Rules of racing, §§ 304, 305, 306, filed 4/21/61.]