“In races of intermediate lengths, the weights for the shorter distance shall be carried.
In races exclusively for three-year-olds, or four-year-olds, the weights shall be 126 pounds, and for two-year-olds, 122 pounds.
Except in handicaps and in races where the conditions expressly state to the contrary, fillies two years old shall be allowed 3 pounds, and mares three years old and upward shall be allowed 5 pounds before September 1 and 3 pounds thereafter. Geldings shall be allowed 3 pounds.
Welter weights shall be 28 pounds added to the weight for age. In heavy handicaps the top weight shall not be less than 140 pounds. In all handicaps when the added money exceeds $600, the top weight shall not be less than 126 pounds.”
(Daily Racing Form, 06/01/1909)