Universal Jockey Rule, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-22


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Universal Jockey Rule DETROIT, Mich., June 21.— Attention is called to jockeys by the Fair Grounds stewards to the universal rule governing the conduct of a rider during a race, to viz: "Under the rules of racing, a jockey on the leading horse in a race is entitled to take any position that he chooses when coming into the stretch, provided he does not take any other horse in or out in getting that position. When a boy has selected his place to run he must follow a straight course to the finish. The stewards will not tolerate weaving in or out with a horse and any attempt to take another horses ground away from it will be visited with severe 1 punishment."

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1940s/drf1945062201/drf1945062201_21_8
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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800