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Página xxxix - 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 hand, and the other none, then it is no match : and he that has money in his hand is...
Página xxxv - Meeting in each year, and the acceptance must be signified, or the Whip resigned, before the end of the same Meeting. If challenged for and accepted in the Spring, to be run for on the Tuesday in the Second October Meeting following ; and if in the October, on the Thursday in the First Spring Meeting following, BC weight 10st, and to stake 200 sov.
Página xl - 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.
Página xxxviii - B, and C, to put an equal sum into a hat; C, who is the handicapper, makes a Match for A and B, who...
Página xxx - Gentleman, fhalt be difcovered in watching trials himfelf, or procuring other perfons fo to do, or by any unfair means whatfoever, endeavouring to difcover trials ; on fuch complaint being carried to...
Página xxx - 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.
Página 188 - ... that are heavier. IN matching (with relation to the battles) it is a rule always in London, That after the cocks of the main are weighed, the match-bills are compared. THAT every pair of -dead, or equal weight, are feparated, and fight agauift others ; provided that it appears that the main can be enlarged, by adding thereto either one battle or more thereby.
Página xli - In running of heats, if it cannot be decided which is first, the heat goes for nothing, and they may all start again, except it be in the last heat, and then it must...
Página xli - 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.
Página xxxix - For the best of the plate, where there are three heats run, the horse is second that wins one. For the best of the heats, the horse is second that beats the others twice out of three times, though he does not win a heat.

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