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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 50. Racing Officials

11VAC10-50-160. Custodian of jockeys' room.

The licensee shall appoint a qualified person to act as custodian of the jockeys' room for flat race meetings or custodian of the drivers' room for Standardbred race meetings. The custodian shall assist the clerk of scales in performing his duties and supervise the valets. Among the duties of the custodian are:

1. Maintaining order, decorum and cleanliness in the jockeys' room and scale rooms;

2. Assisting the clerk of scales as required;

3. Ensuring that no unauthorized persons are admitted to the jockeys' room;

4. Supervising the care and storage of racing colors;

5. Supervising the valets, and arranging with the stewards and clerk of scales a rotation among the valets for the weighing out of jockeys;

6. Ensuring that no valet converses with the public after reporting to the jockeys' room or leaves the confines of the area where they perform their duties which includes the jockeys' room, paddock and winners' circle;

7. Ensuring that jockeys are neat in appearance and properly attired when they leave the jockeys' room to ride in a race;

8. Reporting to the stewards any violation of a regulation occurring within the jockeys' room; and

9. Assigning to each jockey a locker capable of being locked for the use of storing clothing, equipment and personal effects.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-03-01 § 2.15, eff. December 19, 1990.

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