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Page 9 - Triennial, or Clearwell 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 or 10 sov.
Page 185 - Plate is liable to be claimed by the Owner of any other horse in the race for the price for which he is entered to be sold, and the amount of the Stake ; the Owner of the second horse to be first entitled to claim, and the others in the order in which their horses are placed, and the winner to have the last claim.
Page 184 - Kingdom shall run for any race until his owner has produced a certificate of some racing club of the country where the horse was foaled, or from the mayor or other public officer of the district...
Page 61 - Oaks 5lb. extra; of any two of such races lOlb. extra, but this in any case to be the extreme penalty. The winner of the Somersetshire Stakes, Chester Cup, Ascot Stakes, Northumberland Plate, Cumberland Plate Handicap, or Manchester Trades
Page 28 - ... extra. The owner of the second horse to receive back his stake.
Page 178 - The New Mile is straight, and up hill all the way. The TYC is the last 5 furlongs and 136 yards of the New Mile.
Page 71 - The winner to pay 25 sov. towards expenses. A winner of a Handicap subsequent to the declaration of the weights, of 200 sov.
Page 58 - Trades' cup, 7ft extra, but not to be accumulative. The winner to give two dozen of Champagne to the Members of this race ; Grosvenor Course.

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