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Suppose even Bets on both Sides, then one wins

Suppose even Bets on both Sides, then one wins

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6 out of 9 ... ............65 ... ......... 63,
7 out of 11 ... is ......... 231 ... to .........181,

8 out of 13 ... .........2380 ... ...... 1716,
: 9 out of 15 ... is .........9949 ... ...... 6435,
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u out of 19 ... is ....... 84883 ... to ......46189, 7 ...

not 12 ... is ...... 20995 ... to ......11773, 5 ... · 12 out of 21 ... ......173965 ... ......88179,2

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not 14 .., is ...... 156009 ... to ... 106135,1 ...

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A TABLE,

Shewing the Odds against each Side winning Two Battles running.

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THE USE OF THE FOREGOING TABLE.

SUPPOSE a match between Kent and Middlesex, and the odds are six to five Middlesex against Kent each battle; it will be 9s. 54d. and į of a farthing to 4s. that Middlesex does not win the next two battles ; and it is 15s. 4d. and is of a farthing to 4s. that Kent does not win the next two battles. · If the bets are eight to seven each battle in favour of Middlesex, then it is 10s. and to 4s. that Middlesex does not win the two next battles ; and 14s. 4.d. and 31 to 4s. Kent does not win the next two battles.

When thirty battles is in a match it is 918624304 to 155117520 not a drawn match, almost 6 to 1. And 4 1 24796 to ... 1 when 20 battles.

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HORSE-RACİNG.

KING'S PLATE ARTICLES.

To be observed by the Owners and Riders of all

such Horses, Mares, or Geldings, as shall run for his Majesty's Plates at. NEWMARKET.

1

1. TVERY horse, mare, or gelding that run

neth for the said plate shall carry twelve stone; fourteen pounds to the stone, three heats. -N. B. By order, this is since altered to one heat, and different weights are appointed.

2. Every person that putteth in a horse, mare or gelding, for the said plate, is to shew such horse, mare, or gelding, with the marks, name, and name of the owner, to be entered at the king's stables in Newmarket the day before they run; and shall then produce a certificate under the hand of the breeder ; that his horse, mare, or gelding, be no more than years old the grass before.

3. Every horse, mare, or gelding that runneth, is to start between the hours of one and four in the afternoon; and to be allowed half an hour between each heat to rub.

4. Every horse, mare, or gelding that runneth on the wrong side of the posts or fags, or is di tanced in any of the heats, shall have no sbare of the said plate, nor be suffered to run any more.

5. The horse, mare, or gelding that winne any two heats winneth the plate ; but if thr several horses, mares, or geldings, win ea,

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