Definitions for "Weigh-in"
Keywords:  jockey, athlete, race, lifters, saddles
A process which begins two hours before each competition and lasts one hour, during which the lifters entered for that particular competition appear before a panel of officials and are weighed. Athletes who are under or over the limits of their indicated category will not be allowed to compete.
certification of a jockey's proper weight after a race.
The process of weighing an athlete to determine how much additional weight he or she will be allowed to carry during the race. See also base weight.