Racing Calendar

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proprietor Robert Hunter, 1844 - Horse racing

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Page xxxiv - Bets made on horses winning any number of races within the year shall be understood, however the expression may be varied, as meaning the year of our Lord. 35. Money given to have a bet laid shall not be returned, though the race be not run. 36. Matches and bets are void on the decease of either party before the match or bet is determined. 37. A horse walking over or receiving forfeit, except for a match, shall be deemed a winner.
Page xlviii - 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 xlviii - ... jockey has taken his ground, he should not prevent any other jockey from coming up, either on his right or left hand. And if such cross or jostle shall be proved to have happened through the foul riding of the jockey, he shall be disqualified from again riding at...
Page xlviii - Owner, or in which he shall have a share, running in the same race, is disqualified for winning the race, whether such jostle or cross happened by the swerving of the horse, or by the foul and careless riding of the Jockey, or otherwise...
Page xl - ... notes, payable on demand, and bo paid into the hands of the person appointed by the Stewards to receive the same : and in default thereof by any person, he shall pay the whole stake as a loser, whether his horse came in first or not, unless such person shall have previously obtained the consent of the party or parties with whom he is engaged, to his not staking.
Page lii - B measuring the distance after the races were over, found it was short of a mile by four yards. It was decided that, as no objection was made to the measure of the Course before starting, and the mare having performed the distance set out, and not objected to, A won all the bets. CASE VII.
Page xl - ... 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 forfeits shall not be allowed.
Page xxxiv - Where a stake is deposited by the owners of the horses, which is to go to the winner...
Page xlviii - At present all trainers are required to send in on the 1st of February a list of the horses which have been under their charge from the 1st of January, and on the 1st of every succeeding month a list of any additional horses that have been under their care since the preceding return.
Page xliv - ... whether it be entered within the time prescribed or not, shall not be run, but the owner of such tried horse shall be considered as having declared forfeit and be liable to pay the forfeit accordingly, unless his opponents, or any of them, shall desire to hold him to his engagement. And in case any horse so tried shall have started for and won any race made subsequently to the trial, and before the entry of it in the...

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