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ANSWERS TO QUERIES. Communications without names and addresses of senders will not be answered or noticed. J. J. 1., Chicago. Repeat your query with date of race and your full name. P. J. P.. Chicago. The bet on Mlnlota lost. The entry should have been backed. Joe J., St. Louis, Mo. There not being suUielent money due, the wager on Beacon Light did not go. F. G. S., St. Louis. Mo. You should be paid the show bet, on Big Chief, but at no more than U to ii, because of deductions for added starters. H. C. B., Cincinnati, O. It was a case of inis-arrangement in assembling lines. Gaga was best according to the ligures. At the Astor House. G. J. P., Cincinnati, O. If it was distinctly understood that Electioneer in the third race was the parlay horse, the parlay won as a single bet on Electioneer and was void as to the other two. J. 1., Chicago. The Seattle track was fast August 14. Iron Watson won in 1:15, Alice F.. 1:003, Miss Oilicious, 1:40, Orilene, 1:41 J, Lord of the Forest, 1:12, Aunt Polly, 1:13J. Orilene ran the first mile of her race in 1:381. M. V. P., Chicago. Place odds on Cresslna and J. C. Core were not affected by the dead heat for lirst place. For first place the money ltet by the backer and layer is added together and divided equally between the parties. At average prices the backer of Cressina would receive back, to be exact, .25 for a .00 bet. ieorge C., Chicago. 1 Pierre Lorillard owned Lamplighter when a three-year-old in 1S!2. 2 Articulate was by St. Andrew Utter. Both sire and dam were imported. 3 Breeding allowances are allowances named in the conditions and usually based on the fact that neither the sire nor dam lias produced a winner pior to a named date. 4 Colin carried only 125 pounds iu the Futurity because of a breeding allowance of five pounds.