3769-7-12 Physical examination.

(A) Jockeys or apprentice jockeys, when required by the stewards, must provide from a licensed physician a statement certifying that in their opinion they are physically capable of performing the activities and duties of a licensed jockey, including satisfactory evidence of an eye examination indicating twenty/forty corrected vision in both eyes, or if blind in one eye, at least twenty/thirty corrected vision in the other eye; are free of any disabling defects or contagious disease and are not a user or being treated for the use of, any illegal or prohibited drugs or narcotics.

(B) The stewards may refuse to allow any jockey or apprentice jockey to ride at a meeting until the required medical certification is presented to the stewards.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/22/2011 and 09/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3769.03
Rule Amplifies: 3760.03
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/85, 2/1/94