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On the Laws and Practice of Horse Racing Etc; Etc (Classic Reprint)
Henry John Rous
No preview available - 2015
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Page 158 - ... per cent, shall be allowed. All forfeits shall be paid before twelve o'clock at night of the day fixed for the race, and on those forfeits which shall not be so paid the deduction for the timely declaration of such forfeit shall not be allowed. No horse shall be considered as struck out of his engagement, unless the owner, or some person authorised by him, shall give notice to the Keeper of the Match-book, or to his Clerk, or to one of the Stewards present.
Page 134 - A list of unpaid forfeits, with the name of the subscriber to the stake, and the name or description of the horse, with the name or sufficient description of the stake, and the amount of the forfeit, shall be advertised in the Sheet Racing Calendar after the Newmarket July and Houghton Meetings every year.
Page 143 - Where a plate is won by two heats, the preference of the horses is determined by the places they get in the second heat.
Page 157 - Saturday evening of that week ; and if not accepted, or only one challenger, to be returned unopened: but if accepted, or if more than one challenger, to be then opened and declared a match, or sweepstakes of 200 sov.
Page 154 - Newmarket (or at such other place as the stewards shall appoint) on any day in the present seven established meetings, between the hours of eleven and one o'clock in the morning. 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, be put up in the Coffee-Room the day before the ballot. Members of the Jockey Club only can ballot.
Page 141 - And if such cross or jostle shall be proved to have happened through the foul riding of the jockey, he shall be subject to such punishment as the Stewards may think fit to inflict.
Page 131 - 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.
Page 159 - Meeting, AF, and the other in the Houghton Meeting, from the DI And if any horse-keeper shall object to contribute to the above fund, he will not be allowed to start a horse for either of those plates.