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ANSWERS TO QUERIES. Communications without names and addresses of senders will not be answered or noticed. Inquirer, Chicago. Average is computed on the opening and closing prices. Stuart, Chicago. If a horse is disqualified for fouling it causes the loss of bets of any sort in which the horse is a factor. A. M. C, Bowling Green, Ky. When two or more horses are coupled in betting they become iu effect one horse, and their running first and second cuts no figure in the odds. J. M. II., Chicago. A fair price against Desirous under your agreement would be 11 to 10 at the utmost. With Jim Gaffney and Restigouche out she would have been a hot favorite beyond doubt. S. D. B., Pullman, 111., and others elsewhere. Place bets on the Hitchcock entry in the Twin City Handicap should be paid, except in cases where the hacker indicated iu some way that it was Salvldere lie was relying on to win, as if, for instance, Salvldere was to go or no bet. As a matter of fact there was no coupled Hitchcock entry In the race, and bookmakers who did not require backers to specify whether it was Dandelion or Salvldere they were backing should pay the price of their own carelessness.