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ANSWERS TO QUERIES. Communications without names and addresses I will not be noticed nor answered. No answers will I lie sent by mail and none by wire unless reply pro- I payment is made at time of wiring query. J II. S., Cincinnati, 0. Write to AV. H. Rowe, Registrar of the Stud Book, i and S East Forty-sixth St., New York City, for instructions and blanks. H. II., Chicago. If the horse backed to win the fifth race was in that race and the seventh race also, the bet became a draw as soon as the horse was scratched from the fifth. W. A. S.. St. Louis, Mo. See reply to R. B. As the dead heat was only for first place the place and show prices were not affected and are to be paid as it no dead heat had occurred. R. B., Detroit. Midi., and others elsewhere. In cases of dead heats, the money bet is added together and divided equally between the backer and layer. By way of illustration, bet on Salon in the first nice at Jamestown November 20, won .25 and became .25, of which the backer and layer each were entitled to .02. Similarly bet ori Executor won 1.45 and became .45, of which each party to the bet was entitled to half.