Racing Calendar: Containing an Account of the Plates, Matches, and Sweepstakes, Run for in Great-Britain and Ireland, &c. in the Year ..., Band 32

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A. Grant, 1805
 

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Seite xlix - C, who is the handicapper, makes a match for A and 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.
Seite l - 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.
Seite l - If odds are laid without mentioning the horse before it is over, it must be determined as the bets were at the time of making it. Bets made in running, are not determined till the Plate is won, if that heat be not mentioned at the time of betting.
Seite xlviii - Catch Weights are each party to appoint any person to ride without weighing. Give-and-take Plates are fourteen hands to carry a stated weight, all above, or under, to carry extra, or to be allowed, the proportion of seven pounds for an inch.
Seite 196 - ... to be added to the number of main cocks unmatched ; and as many of them as come within one ounce of each other, shall fight for two guineas each battle, to be as equally divided as can be, and added...
Seite xl - Cluh, in any capacity whatsoever ; nor shall any horse, &c. fed or rode by him or them, or in the management of which he or they are concerned, be suffered to start for Plate, Match, or Subscription.
Seite li - Horses that forfeit are the beaten horses, where it is run or pay. Bets made on horses winning any number of plates that year, remain in force till the first day of May. Money given to have a bet laid not returned if not run. To propose a bet, and say "done" first to it, the person that replies " done " to it makes it a confirmed bet.
Seite xl - Gentleman, fhall be difcovered in watching trials bimfelf, or procuring other perfons fo to do, or by any unfair means what.foever endeavouring to difcover trials ; on fuch com.plaint being carried to...
Seite xlix - C, to put an equal sum each into a hat; C, who is the handicapper, makes a match for A and 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...
Seite xlvii - Subfcription, fhall declare to the Stewards, or the Keeper of the Match-book, the evening before, by eight o'clock, or when the lift is read, at half...

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