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58 Pa. Code § 163.211. Engagements of the riders and employes.


§ 163.211. Engagements of the riders and employes.

 (a)  A contract, or a copy thereof, between jockeys and their employers shall be filed with the Commission.

 (b)  A contract employer may not have an interest in the earnings of a jockey.

 (c)  A jockey agent shall keep, on a form provided by the association, a record by races of all engagements made by him, for the jockeys the agent is handling. This record shall include the day and the hour of making of each engagement and the calls shall be numbered in the order of their priority whenever more than one is given for any rider in any race. This record shall be kept up-to-date and held ready at all times for inspection by the stewards or the clerk of the scales.

 (d)  A rival claim for the services of a rider shall be adjudged by the stewards in the light of the records submitted by the jockey agents.

 (e)  A jockey agent may handle up to two riders but no more, and a jockey agent may not make or assist in the making of an engagement for a rider other than those he is authorized to represent.

 (f)  A jockey agent is not permitted within the saddling enclosure during racing hours; nor is the agent allowed on the track proper at the conclusion of a race run; nor may the agent have access to the jockey quarters or communicate with a jockey during racing hours.


   The provisions of this §  163.211 adopted July 14, 1972, effective July 15, 1972, 2 Pa.B. 1341.

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