Change Irish Selling Race Rules, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-29


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» CHANGE IRISH SELLING RACE RULES The Irish Turf Club, which rules Irish racing. lias i Imaged the selling race rule which has been in ragae for a year and read tht* way. •-lu all selling raies the winner -hall be offered for sale by auction immediately after the race, and the aarptaa over Ihe netting price shall be divided in the following proportion: M pel cent to the owner of the -e. aad borne. :« nor cent to tht owner of the third and 1.0 per cent to the race liilld.-" The fotaaer rule, which ha- been restored, wall. is. "In all selling race- the winner ahall be offered for sale by auction immedialely after ihe race and ihe sip plus over the -eiling price shall be divided between the owner of the second horse and the race fund The 19J0 rule did not work well in practice. The race course executive- refused to encourage selling ra«e- h -cause the rule reduced their share of the surplus. So the old fifty-fifty method was restored.

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