Answers To Queries., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-07


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ANSWERS TO QUERIES Communications without names and addresses of senders will not be answered or noticed nor will any answers DO sent by mail mailM M M Chicago 1180 was due dueF F M Kenosha Wis In a hasty reply two fac ¬ tors were overlooked post prices and the dead heat The correct sum due was 1020 viz 1280 from the straight bet and 240 from the place bet betG G O D Ottawa 111 Under a peculiar rule the judges in California racing when disqualifying a horse may place it second third or last at their option Elsewhere a disqualified horse is always placed last The parlay lost lostJ J Q Toronto Out There is no such thing as a worlds record in racing The American record at six and a half furlongs over a straight course is 1102 made by Lady Vera 2 S0 at Belmont Park October 10 100 over a course with turns l17g made by Brookdule Nymph 4 124 at Belmont Park October 14 10071 10071Enquirer Enquirer Chicago If in Parlumtuel betting a liorse should win a race with no tickets sold on him directly or as part of a field ticket the horse that ran second would be treated as having won place would go to the third horse and show to the fourth The Parimutuels can win nothing for the racing as ¬ sociations except the percentage All the remain ¬ ing money must go back to the buyers of tickets ticketsWin Win B Kansas City Mo The long established rule in regard to bets in case of a dead heat is that the sums bet by each party must be added together and ditldcd equally between them In your case you had bet 10 on Trance at average odds Against tills the bookmaker bet 15 The two sums aggre ¬ gated 25 of which 1250 fell to you and the same sum to the bookmaker In your calculation you cor ¬ rectly assumed that you had won half of the book ¬ makers 15 but you overlooked the fact that the bookmaker had won half of your 10 also

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