Index hand

the pointer or hand of a clock, watch, or other registering machine; a hand that points to something.

See also: Index

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At Windsor, Dear Maurice should get evening revellers off to a flyer in the City Index Hand icap.
As in the '90s models, the dial has a Clou de Paris decor, a feature that lends it significant depth, highlighting the large Arab numerals and hour markers, as luminescent as the index hands.
Apart from the colour difference, the two dials have the same, classic design with large luminous Arabic numerals, markers and index hands, while the hand of the small seconds, in the sub-dial at 9, is leaf-shaped.