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

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 3769-6-60

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/18/2017 and 10/18/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3769.03
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/88, 10/5/98, 6/2/05

Prior History: (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 )