The Encyclopaedia of Sport, Volume 2

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Henry Charles Howard Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo
Lawrence and Bullen, 1898 - Fishing
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Page 228 - ... engaged in it, or in the service of the owner or trainer of the horses tried, or respecting any horse in training from any person in such service ; or (v) If any person be guilty of any other corrupt or fraudulent practices on the Turf in this or any other country; Every person so offending shall be warned off Newmarket Heath and other places where these Rules are in force.
Page 159 - No person shall be considered an amateur oarsman or sculler : — 1. Who has •ever competed in any open competition for a stake, money, or •entrance fee ; 2. Who has ever competed with or against a professional for any prize ; 3. Who has ever taught, pursued, or Assisted in the practice of athletic exercises of any kind as a means of gaining a livelihood ; 4. Who has been employed in or about boats for money or wages; 5. Who is, or has been by trade or employment for wages, a mechanic, artisan,...
Page 225 - In the case of a horse being claimed, if the price be not paid before seven o'clock in the evening of the day of the race, the claimant forfeits his right.
Page 224 - ... for declaring to start, the horse or horses they are to run, -without other limitation of choice than the rules of racing and the conditions of the race prescribe. A produce race is one to be run for by the produce of horses named or described at the time of entry. A selling race...
Page 227 - No horse shall receive allowance of weight or be relieved from extra weight for having been beaten in one or more races ; provided that this rule shall not prohibit maiden allowances or allowances to horses that have not won within a specified time or races of a specified value.
Page 240 - Newmarket, should appear in the published Forfeit List as a defaulter for stakes or forfeits, or be reported by the Committee of the Subscription Rooms at Newmarket or at Messrs Tattersall's, as being a defaulter for bets lost on horse racing, the Stewards shall cause notice to be sent to him that if his default be not cleared by a time to be stated in the said notice (not to exceed three months) his name will be erased from the list of Members...
Page 391 - The Puritan hated bearbaiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Page 228 - Stewards; if only two Stewards be present they shall fix upon a third person, being a member of the Club, in lieu of the absent Steward, but the Stewards, if they think fit, may call in any other members of the Jockey Club to their assistance, or may refer the case to a general meeting, if the importance or difficulty of the matter in dispute shall appear to them to require it.
Page 240 - ... which the occurrence took place; but should such horse not be caught until he shall have entered another field, then he shall be ridden or brought back to the one in which he parted from his rider. Any jockey so losing his horse may be assisted in catching him...
Page 225 - Twoyear-olds shall not run for any handicap before the 1st of September, nor after that date with any but two-year-olds. (iii) Two-year-olds shall not run more than six furlongs before the 1st of September...

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