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Page 8 - Stakes at Newmarket, the New Stakes at Ascot, the Ham, Lavant, or Molecomb Stakes at Goodwood, the Prince of Wales's Stakes at York, the Champagne Stakes, or 20 sov.
Page 3 - 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 4 - When a person takes a nomination for a stake in which the forfeit is to be declared by a particular time, and does not declare forfeit by the time fixed in the article, he shall thenceforth be considered to have taken the engagement on himself, and his name shall be substituted for that of the original subscriber.
Page 3 - Club, 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 think fit to recommend that the question in dispute be carried into a Court of Law.
Page 32 - Paris, 7D5| a winner of any two of the above stakes, 1016 extra; the owner of the second horse to receive back his stake...
Page 41 - Oaks, 3tt> extra ; of any two of the above, 2ft in addition to the highest weight attached to either of such two ; the second in the Derby, 5ft, and the second in the Oaks, 2ft extra ; the second to receive 50 sov.
Page 3 - Stewards shall have the power of calling upon a nominator to produce satisfactory testimony that the horse named is not the property, either wholly or in part, of any person whose name appears in the advertised list of defaulters, and if the nominator shall fail to do so, the Stewards may cause the nomination to be erased.
Page 29 - STAKES of 101) sov. each, h. ft., for three year old fillies, 8st. 71b. each ; the winner of the Oaks to carry 7lb., of the 1000 gs.
Page 3 - Calendar, it will be sufficient to mention her as such. If the dam or grandam is not known, the sire of the horse, &c. must...
Page 4 - ... 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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