Racing Calendar

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proprietor Robert Hunter, 1822 - Horse racing

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Page xxxiv - If for any plate or sweepstakes, not to be run in heats, the first two or more horses shall come in so near together that the Judge shall not be able to decide which won, those horses shall run for such prize over again, after the last race on the same day; the other horses which started are deemed losers, and are entitled to their respective places, as if the race had been finally determined the first time.
Page xxviii - In running of heats, if it cannot be decided which horse is first, the heat goes for nothing, and they may all start again, except it be between two horses that had each won a heat.
Page xxvii - B, who, when they have perused it, put their hands into their pockets, and draw them out closed ; then they open them together, and if both have money in their hands, the match is confirmed : if neither have money, it is no match. In both cases the handicapper draws all the money out of the hat; but if one has money in his hand, and the other none, then it is no match : and he that has money in his hand is entitled to the deposit in the hat.
Page xxviii - Bets determined, though the horse does not start, when the words " absolutely run or pay" or " play or pay
Page xxviii - When a plate is won by two heats, the preference of the horses is determined by the places they get in the second heat.
Page xxviii - If a party is absent on the day of running, a public declaration of the bet may be made on the course, and a demand whether any person will make stakes for the absent party ; if no person consents to it the bet may be declared void.
Page xxx - B the second.—C's rider, after saving his distance the second heat, dismounts between the Distance-post and the end, but remounts, rides past the Ending-post, and weighs as usual ; starts and wins the third heat, and weighs, without any objection being made. A, being second the third heat, in a short time afterwards demands the subscription (not knowing till then that C's rider had dismounted), and refuses to start for the fourth heat, which B and C run for, and C wins. It was decided that, no...
Page xxiv - Plates are appointed to be run in heats, the Horse, mare or gelding that winneth any two heats winneth the Plate, but if three several Horses, mares, or geldings win each of them a heat, then those three and only they to run a fourth heat, and the Horse, mare or gelding that winneth the fourth heat shall have the Plate.
Page xxvii - If a rider fall from his horse, and the horse be rode in by a person that is sufficient weight, he shall take...
Page xxiv - Ending-post, each heat, as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, &c. shall be determined by such judges as shall be appointed for that purpose by the Master of the Horse. And in case any horse, mare, or gelding, shall be then or after proved to be above the age of years the grass before, the owner or owners of such horse, mare, or gelding, shall be made incapable of ever running for any of the King's Plates hereafter.

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