The Racing calendar, by R. Hunter, Issue 79

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Page xlvii - Each person, at the time of challenging, is to subscribe his name to a paper to be hung up in the Coffee-room at Newmarket, and deliver to the Keeper of the Match-book the name or description of the horse, &c.
Page xciv - ... without so doing, the prize shall be withheld for a period to be fixed upon by the Stewards, at the expiration of which time, if the qualification be not proved to the satisfaction of the Stewards, he shall not be entitled to the prize, though his horse shall have come in first ; but it shall be given to the owner of the second horse. When the qualification of a horse is objected to after that time, the person making the objection must prove the disqualification.
Page xxi - In naming or entering for any race where there shall be any particular conditions required as a qualification to start, it shall be sufficient if the horse were qualified at the expiration of the time allowed for naming or entering, and he shall not be disqualified by anything which may happen after the expiration of that time, unless so specified in the article ; or unless he becomes disqualified under the rules relating to defaulters.
Page xcii - Stewards, or those whom they may appoint, shall have power to order an examination of the horse's mouth by competent persons, and to call for all such evidence as they may require, and their decision shall be final, unless they shall sanction the removal of the question in dispute into a Court of Law.
Page lxxvi - If any flag, post, or boundary mark be placed p^g mark? in the course — no matter by whose order — after the riders have been shown over the ground, or had the line of country pointed out or explained to them, it shall not be considered binding or of any effect unless such alteration or addition shall have been particularly named previous to starting, to all the jockeys about to ride in the race, by one of the Stewards, Clerk of the Course, or by their representatives.
Page xxiii - When any person has more than one nomination in a stake, he shall not be allowed to start any horse for it unless the forfeits be paid for every horse which does not start, belonging to him, or standing in his name, or in the same name as the horse which runs, as well as the stakes for those which do.
Page xviii - ... will be permitted to name, enter, or run, either in his own name, or in that of any other person, any horse of which he is either in whole or in part owner, for any plate...
Page xc - When it is a condition of a selling race auction. that the winner shall be put up to auction after the race, the half of any surplus which may thereby be obtained over and above the price for which the horse was entered to be sold shall be paid to the owner of the second horse, and this shall not invalidate the privilege of the second horse as to the prior claim of any beaten horse under Rule 58.
Page lxxxiii - ... remain under the same disabilities as if the purchaser had been the original subscriber. In all cases of sale by private treaty the written acknowledgment of both parties that the horse was sold with the engagement is necessary to entitle either buyer or seller to the benefit of this rule...
Page xxii - Useofflctisubscribes to a stake under a fictitious name, or in the name of a person not fully identified at the time, he shall be considered in all respects as the owner of the horse, and as the subscriber to the stake ; and in the event of the forfeit not being paid, his real name shall be published in the Forfeit List.

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