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ANSWERS TO QUERIES. Communications without names arid addresses of senders will hot be answered or noticed: nor will any answers be sent by mall. M. N., Port Huron, Mich. At C and 2 to 1. A. H. S., St. Louist Mo. The place bet on Marbles was a draw. J. II. R Hot- Springs, Ark. The Whitney, entry to show, was a draw. L. C, St. Louis, Mo. The parlay was void as to Explosion and stood as to the other two. Ed J. II. , Covington, Ky. Henry O. was first once, second three times and third twice at Latonia. M M.. Cincinnati, O. Firestones prices are correct The quotation referred to occurs frequently and is,, taken trom the books that do a show business only. S. O. Von II., Chicago. See reply to P. H. Bookmakers vary in their treatement of this question. Some pay as you suggest, but do not allow the draw. W. M. P. Mel., Toronto, Out. No explanation to give you. There are no such prices as "official" prices. Such a designation is buncombe. Our prices are correct. W. J. K.., St. Louis, Mo. From, the wording of the betting slip received it is apparent the intention was to back Westbury place or show only. There being jio separate price against him, the parlay, was void as to him and stood as a show parlay on Nellette and Bantry Bay. J. II. W., Kenosha, Wis. As a matter of fact Gallilco was not an added starter. He was properly entered, but by some twist of bad wire service his name was turned into Lattice, a horse that was not entered. Under the circumstanpes he should, be treated as if an added starter in handbook wagering. P. II., Cleveland. O. In handbook betting if one wagers on a single horse of a coupled entry, his bet is decided by the running of that horse, but if it is scratched he lias a draw, regardless of where the other horse finishes. The Marbles bet lost if it was straight and was a draw if place or. show, because there was no separate place or show, price.