Answers to Queries, Daily Racing Form, 1924-02-03

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ANSWERS TO QUERIES i i Communications without names and addresses will not be noticed nor answered. No answers 1 will be sent by mail and none by wire unless rc- J ply prepayment Is made at time of wiring query. Betting papers will not be calculated. v "W. F... Winchester, Ky. Do not have the prcgrams. Abe IT., Chicago, 111. Officially, Tijuana racing. Sundays and week days, begin at 1:50 p. m. J. A. G., Chicago, 111. No. If there is not enough coming to make an "if coming" wager in full, nothing goes on. G. I. P., Houston, Tex. No replies by telegraph. Sir John Vergne was not coupled with The Lamb in the race inquired about, but both were in the field. James G., Toronto, Ont. There is no reliable way of determining how many people annually view the decision of the Epsom Derby. Estimates run from 300.000 to 500,000. P. O. H., Dayton, O. 1 There is an official handicapper who arbitrarily assigns the weight to each horse entered in handicaps, but has nothing to do with races which are not handicaps. 2 Weights in claiming and selling races are determined by the prices at which they are entered to be claimed or sold. 3 There is a scale of weights for age, which regulates the weights horses of the various j.ges must carry at various distances and times. It takes effect automatically in races which have no specific intervening conditions. You will find it in your Manual.

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