Horsemen's
Handbook
SAFETY VEST / HELMET

Only helmets and safety vests complying to the following safety standards are approved to be worn by Jockeys riding in Hong Kong, both in track work and in races: -

Helmets
EN 1384:1996 onwards
(BS) EN 14572:2005
PAS 015:1994 or 1999 Standard
AS/NZS 3838 2003
ASTM F 1163-01
ASTM F 1163-04 (A) (11)

Safety Vests
ARB Standard 1.1998
BS EN 13158:2000 or 2009 Standard
SATRA Jockey Vest Document M6 Issue 3

Jockeys are entitled to a two pound allowance for the safety vest at the scales when weighing out for a race.