Racing Calendar

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proprietor Robert Hunter, 1819 - Horse racing

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Page xxxi - It, who, when they have perused it, put their hands into their pockets, and draw them out closed, then they open them together, and if both have money in their hands, the match is confirmed ; if neither have money, it is no match. In both cases, the handicapper draws all the money out of the hat ; but if one has money in his hand, and the other none, then it is no match ; and he that has money in his hand is entitled to the deposit in the hat.
Page xxvii - If for any plate or sweepstakes, not to be run in heats, the first two or more horses shall come in so near together that the Judge shall not be able to decide which won, those horses shall run for such prize over again, after the last race on the same day; the other horses which started are deemed losers, and are entitled to their respective places, as if the race had been finally determined the first time.
Page xxxii - In running of heats, if it cannot be decided which horse is first, the heat goes for nothing, and they may all start again, except it be between two horses that had each won a heat.
Page xxv - Steward shall vacate after settling the accounts made up to the 31st of December preceding, and shall then name a member of the Jockey Club to succeed him, subject to the approbation of the members of...
Page xxxii - When a plate is won by two heats, the preference of the horses is determined by the places they get in the second heat.
Page xxxi - Weighing Post to weigh, and he that dismounts before, or wants weight, is distanced. If a rider fall from his horse, and the horse be rode in by a person that is sufficient weight, he will take place the same as if it had not happened, provided he go back to the place where the rider fell. Horse plates or shoes not allowed in the weight. Horses...
Page xxxviii - Ab.M. - 0 3 217 Two Middle Miles of BC - - 1 7 158 Last mile and a half of TMM 1 4 29...
Page xxv - Rooms may be in any of the seven established meetings at Newmarket. Each candidate must be proposed by a Member of the Jockey Club, and his Christian and Surname and usual place of abode, with the name of the member proposing him, put up in the Dining and Card-rooms, at Newmarket (or in such other place as the Stewards shall appoint) on the day preceding the ballot.
Page xxxii - If a party is absent on the day of running, a public declaration of the bet may be made on the course, and a demand whether any person will make stakes for the absent party ; if no person consents to it the bet may be declared void.
Page xxxii - The person who lays the odds has a right to choose his horse, or the field. When a person has chosen his horse, the field is what starts against him, but there is no field without one starts with him. If odds are laid without mentioning...

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