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Rule No.Rule Title
1619Apprentice Allowance.
Rule TextAn apprentice jockey shall be allowed the following weight allowances in all Thoroughbred, Appaloosa, Arabian and Paint races: (a) Ten pound allowance beginning with the first mount and continuing until the apprentice has ridden five winners. (b) A seven pound allowance until the apprentice has ridden an additional 35 winners; and (c) If an apprentice has ridden a total of 40 winners prior to the end of a period of one year from the date of riding their fifth winner, they shall have an allowance of five pounds until the end of that year. (d) If after one year from the date of his or her fifth winning mount the apprentice has not ridden 40 winners, the applicable weight allowance shall continue for one more year or until the date of the 40th winner, whichever comes first. An apprentice allowance may be waived with consent of the stewards. NOTE: Authority cited: Section 19562, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section19562, Business and Professions Code. HISTORY: 1. Amendment filed 4-21-83; effective 5-21-83. 2. Amendment filed 3-18-97; effective 4-17-97.

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