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" Jockies must ride their horses to the usual place for weighing the riders, and he that dismounts before, or wants weight, is distanced ; unless he be disabled by an accident which should render him incapable of riding back, in which case he may be led,... "
A Dictionary of Sports: Or, Companion to the Field, the Forest, and the ... - Page 265
by Harry Harewood - 1835 - 365 pages
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Racing Calendar

Horse racing - 1811
...by two heats, the preference of the horses is determined by the places they are in the second heat. Horses running on the wrong side of a Post, and not turning back, distanced. Horses drawn before the Plate is won, are distanced. Horses distanced, if their riders cross...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 21

1851
...or have been understood to do so. The fundamental principles are the same — or what are they ? " Horses running on the wrong side of a post, and not turning back, are distanced." So says the law of the turf. Is it not the same in th* steeple chase ? or, to express it clearly —...
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The Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from ...

William Hamilton Maxwell - Amusements - 1833 - 616 pages
...which case he may be led or carried to the scale. Horses' plates or shoes not allowed in the weight. Horses running on the wrong side of a post, and not turning back, are distanced. Horses drawn before the plate is won are distanced. Horses are distanced if their riders cross or jostle....
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The Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from ...

William Hamilton Maxwell - Amusements - 1833 - 616 pages
...wants weight, is distanced , unless he be disabled by an accident which should render him incapable of riding back, in which case he may be led or carried to the scale. Horses' plates or shoes not allowed in the wiright. Horses running on the wrong side of a pout, and...
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Racing Calendar

Horse racing - 1835
...distanced ; unless he be disabled by an accident which should render him incapable of riding hack, in which case he may be led or carried to the scale. l6. Horses' plates or shoes not allowed in the weight. l7. Horses running on the wrong side of a post...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 25

John William Carleton - 1851
...or have been understood to do so. The fundamental principles are the same — or what are they ? " Horses running on the wrong side of a post, and not turning back, are distanced. " So says the law of the turf. IB it not the same in the steeple chase ? or, to express it clearly...
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Racing Calendar

Horse racing - 1839
...case he may be led or carried to the scale. l6. Horses' plates or shoes not allowed in the weight. l7. Horses running on the wrong side of a post, and not turning hack, are distanced. l8. Horses drawn before the plate is won are distanced. l9. Horses are distanced...
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History of the British Turf: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 1

James Christie Whyte - Horse racing - 1840 - 646 pages
...wants weight, is distanced ; unless he be disabled by an accident which should render him incapable of riding back, in which case he may be led, or carried...Horses are distanced, if their riders cross or jostle. 20. All complaints of foul riding must be made before, or at the time the jockey is weighed. 21. No...
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History of the British turf, Volume 1

James Christie Whyte - 1840
...back to the place where the rider fell. disabled by an accident which should render him incapable of riding back, in which case he may be led, or carried to the scale. l6. Horses' plates or shoes not allowed in the weight. l7. Horses running on the wrong side of a post,...
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The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier: Comprising a General Description of the ...

Richard Mason - Horses - 1841 - 419 pages
...play or pay. Since Epsom Races, 1812, all bets are made in pounds, and not in guineas, as formerly. Horses running on the wrong side of a post, and not turning back, are distanced. Horses distanced if the riders cross or jostle. Horses that forfeit are beaten horses, where it runs...
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