A jockey may be fined and/or suspended for the following actions that could be considered excessive, indiscriminate or brutal use of the whip.
(A) Causing visible injury to a horse
(B) Striking another horse or rider on the track
(C) Using the whip on a tired horse
(D) Whipping a horse after a race
(E) The use of any goading or mechanical device, chain, nail, or appliance, other than the ordinary whip used for racing
(F) The use of a whip which is longer than thirty inches in length, including a looped popper of not less than one and one quarter inch in width
(G) Any other use of the whip the stewards may deem inappropriate
Prior History: (R.C.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/1988, 10/5/1998, 6/2/2005 )