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NOTES OF THE TURF. J. F. W., Chicago. Generally settling at "average" odds is done on the basis of the opening and closing quotations. No bookmaker takes "high" into consideration unless it is specifically agreed upon when the bet is made and very few would enter into any such agreement. In the case quoted by you opening even, closing 4 to 5, a wager with a stipulation that the average should be even money or no bet, it is plainly no bet. C. Davis, Cincinnati. If you specified that onlyyour Allan-a-Dale winning were to go on Hayward Hunter, your original sum bet was left to go on John Peters, place, and won on the latter proposition. Inquirer, Chicago. The Bard of Avon quotation was post-time odds and the difference referred to by you was the different weight of backing awarded the two horses to show. H. A. S.", Chicago. A parlay "bet must win on the horses named and does not win because an entry companion to one named wins. Your wager lost. M. M. J., San Francisco, Cal. Undoubtedly Olympian was always as good as 1 to 2 place. L. Z., Chicago. Huzzah was 7 to 10 to show.