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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 8 - HANDICAPPING, PENALTIES, QUALIFICATIONS AND ALLOWANCES - (F)132 to (F)143


142. Weight allowances in steeple chases, hurdle races and national hunt flat races confined to amateur riders

142.1 In a race to which Paragraph 142.2 applies, an Amateur Rider is entitled to claim a weight allowance of

142.1.1 7lb until he has won five races,
142.1.2 after that, 5lb until he has won ten races, and
142.1.3 after that, 3lb until he has won twenty races.

142.2 This Paragraph applies to any steeple chase, hurdle race or National Hunt Flat Race which is confined to Amateur Riders and which is

142.2.1 a Handicap,
142.2.2 a Selling Race, or
142.2.3 a Weight-for-Age Race classed 3, 4, 5 and 6 in accordance with Schedule 2.