3769-6-60 Whip restrictions.

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

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/15/2010 and 09/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/1988, 10/5/1998, 6/2/2005