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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 5 - GENERAL DUTIES OF RIDERS - (D)30 to (D)57


51. Declaration of unfitness to ride

51.1 If a Rider has been declared

51.1.1 unfit to ride by a Racecourse Medical Officer, or
51.1.2 unfit to ride in accordance with the Regulations for Point to Point Steeple Chases, or
51.1.3 unfit to ride in accordance with the Regulations for Arabian Horse Racing.

he may not weigh out or attempt to weigh out until he is passed fit to ride by the Chief Medical Adviser or a Racecourse Medical Officer.

51.2 Where the declaration of unfitness to ride specifies a minimum period before a Rider can resume riding, the Rider must not be passed fit to ride until that period has expired.
51.3 If a Rider has been declared unfit to ride by the Chief Medical Adviser he must not weigh out or attempt to weigh out until he is passed fit to ride by the Chief Medical Adviser.