Rider Manual (D)
Schedule 6 - Fees
1.1 Paragraph 1 applies to any Professional Rider (including an Overseas Rider) riding in a flat race run under these Rules.
1.2 Subject to Paragraph 5.2, the fee payable to the Professional Rider for a race is £120.66.
1.3 If VAT is payable, it must be paid in addition to the fee unless the Professional Rider is an Apprentice Jockey (in which case the fee paid shall be inclusive of VAT where applicable).
2. Where a fee under Paragraph 1 is payable to an Apprentice Jockey, the Apprentice Jockey and his employer must each pay a sum of 5.0% of their share of the fee to the Authority for industry training.
Steeple chases, hurdle races or National Hunt Flat Races
3.1 Paragraph 3 applies to any Rider (including an Overseas Rider) riding in a steeple chase, hurdle race or National Hunt Flat Race run under these Rules.
3.2 Subject to Paragraph 5.2, the fee payable to the Professional Rider for a race is £164.74.
3.3 If VAT is payable, it must be paid in addition to the fee unless the Professional Rider is a Conditional Jockey (in which case the fee shall be inclusive of VAT where applicable).
3.4 In the case of an Amateur Rider no fee is payable except where he
- 3.4.1 rides in a race that is not confined to Amateur Riders, and
3.4.2 has had more than 75 rides in Great Britain in races open to Professional Riders,
when a sum equal to the fee payable under Paragraph 3.2 must be paid to the Authority unless the horse is the sole property of one or more of the Persons listed in Paragraph 3.5.
3.5 The listed persons are
- 3.5.1 the Amateur Rider,
3.5.2 his spouse or civil partner,
3.5.3 any of his parents, grandparents, sons, daughters, grandchildren, brothers or sisters, or
3.5.4 the executors or administrators any of the above.
4.1 Where a fee under Paragraph 3 is payable to a Conditional Jockey
- 4.1.1 subject to Paragraph 4.2, the sum of 3.75% of their share of the fee must be paid to the Authority by both the Conditional Jockey and his employer where the Conditional Jockey is eligible to claim a 7lb weight allowance under Rule (F)141, or
4.1.2 the sum of 7.5% must be paid by the Conditional Jockey to the Authority if the Conditional Jockey is no longer eligible to claim the 7lb allowance.
4.2 The sum is not payable by the employer if the employer is a Trainer who holds a permit granted by the Authority.
4.3 All sums payable are for industry training.
Fees becoming due
5.1 Subject to Paragraph 5.2, a fee under Paragraph 1 or 3 becomes payable
- 5.1.1 in a case where the Stewards have given permission for a horse to proceed to the start before the signal to mount is given, once the Rider has mounted, and
5.1.2 otherwise, once the signal to mount is given.
5.2 A Rider shall not be entitled to any fee, and the Owner shall not be payable for any fee, in respect of a race where the Rider is found to have contravened any of the following Rules
- 5.2.1 Rule (B)53 (dangerous riding), or
5.2.2 Rule (D)47 (failure to present himself to be weighed in).
6. Where a fee is payable under Paragraph 1 or 3, the Owner of the horse must pay an additional sum equivalent to 13% of the fee to the Trustees of the Professional Riders Insurance Scheme for application under the trusts of the Scheme.
7. Subject to Paragraph 5, an additional fee shall be payable where the Stewards authorise the substitution of a Rider following weighing out in exercise of their powers under Rule (B)25.2.2 (late change of rider after weighing out).
Fees payable-on-course physical therapy
8. Where a fee is payable under Paragraph 1, 3 or 7 to a Professional Rider, the Rider shall pay the sum of
- 8.1.1 0.5% in respect of a flat race
8.1.2 0.65% in respect of a steeple chase, hurdle race or a National Hunt Flat Race
- 8.1.1 0.5% in respect of a flat race
Fees for Master Valets and Assistant Valets
9.1 A Master Valet or an Assistant Valet shall be paid a daily attendance entitlement in relation to each occasion that he attends and provides services at a race meeting.
9.2 The payment shall be made from the Jockey's Valets' Attendance Fund and the rate shall be such as the Authority may from time to time decide.
9.3 Jockey's valets' attendance fund means such organisation as the Authority may from time to time specify as being the organisation which it considers best represents the interests of jockey's valets.
Fees for Professional Rider when horse is a non-runner
10.1 Any Professional Rider who has been declared to ride a horse under Rule (F)92 or substituted to ride a horse under Rule (B)25 but whose horse is subsequently made a non-runner at or after 9.00a.m. on the day of the race will receive a fee of £48.26(Flat) and £65.90(Jump).
10.2 If VAT is payable, it must be paid in addition to the fee unless the Professional Rider is an Apprentice or Conditional Jockey (in which case the fee paid shall be inclusive of VAT where applicable).
10.3 No fee is payable where the meeting or race is abandoned.
10.4 No additional payments or deductions are applicable to either fee.