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ANSWERS TO QUERIES R. J. A., New Orleans, La. No. Voters racing ; was confined to eastern tracks. Chns. M., Louisville, Ky. Louise Stone was 3 to 1 to show in her race of August 20. I. B Chicago, 111. A wager on the "Barry Shannon ontrv" in race 3511S would have lost, because ; Burliiignine ran for the entry and did not -win. Oscar II. AV., Chicago, 111. It seems a case where ; Ton have to take what you can get. Had you i plainly stated you wished the price quoted to you, , it would have been otherwise. A. II. B., Chicago, 111. A place parlay August 30 on The Grader, Arrah Go On and Menlo Park, would have won on The Grader and Menlo. Park and J been void as to Arrah Go On, because there was s no separate place price against him. F. A. K., St. Louis, Mo. In the mutuels betting is done by purchasing tickets on the horse preferred. These tickets are -usually , but tickets s of greater value are also sold. Every ticket sold is s registered in a inutuel machine as soon as it is s sold. The whole amount bet is aggregated and paid 1 after the race to those who hold tickets on the winning - horse. This is public and open betting permitted - by law. Oral betting is private man to man u betting and, usually, without any money passing B at tin; track, settlements coming elsewhere, as may i be agreed upon.