|(a) A horse starting in a race must carry a conspicuous
saddle cloth number corresponding to its number in the official program.
Quarter Horses, Paints, and Appaloosas shall, and Thoroughbreds and
Arabians may, wear head numbers that correspond to their numbers in
the official program. The Stewards may waive the requirement for a
horse to wear a head number in the interest of safety or in the case
of missing or damaged equipment.
(b) The jockey for a horse starting in a race shall
be properly attired for riding in the race and wear:
(1) the racing colors provided by the owner of the
horse the jockey is to ride, plus white riding pants, boots, and a
number on the right shoulder corresponding to the mount's number as
shown on the saddle cloth, head number if provided, and in the official
(2) a safety helmet meeting the requirements of §311.218
of this title (relating to Safety Equipment).
(c) If an owner does not have colors, the jockey shall
wear colors provided by the association.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §313.406 adopted to be effective August 30, 1989, 14 TexReg 4125; amended to be effective January 10, 1990, 15 TexReg 28; amended to be effective October 11, 1990, 15 TexReg 570; amended to be effective February 10, 1998, 23 TexReg 751; amended to be effective October 30, 2000, 25 TexReg 10736; amended to be effective January 5, 2010, 35 TexReg 93; amended to be effective October 19, 2015, 40 TexReg 7220