Quarter Horse — Chapter 8: Weights

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8.04.02  All horses in Quarter Horse Racing must carry from 120 lbs. up to and including 130 lbs. An overweight allowance limited to eight (8) lbs (Eight pounds) is allowed. All jockeys must declare their weight prior to riding the first race on any racing card and must ride at that weight for all races on that date. The afore mentioned weight must be posted prominently before the public prior to the mutuels opening for any race in which any jockey rides.

8.05.04  After unsaddling a jockey shall pass their equipment to a valet or will carry it to the scales to be weighed in.

8.16.05  The minimum weight shall be 105 pounds in any race.