untitled, Daily Racing Form, 1932-02-10


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Explaining irjgg II The Handicapping i932- II System in the m d l i Paper Binding .50 1 C Herewith is a reply to a query concerning the application of the handicap system i SeiS ffitai" loo I f C found on page 430 of the American Racing Manual, the entries used being provided 1 immi C J C by the reader who sought the information : fT Mr. R. J. B., Cleveland, O. Chicago, 111., February 2, 1932. X Dear Sir: In using the handicap method in Racing Form Manual, proceed as follows entries fifth race, Havana, Dec. 23, 1931 for example: 7 First take the horses best race; determine this by the time of the race; get the value of this 1 2 C race from Table No. 1; then turn to Table No. 2 and get the revised valuation for this distance at iC this particular track as follows: Horse, OUT BOUND: Use 3-4 mile race at Laurel, October 28; , rrrcr oi ami" 1 i value of this race in Table No. 1 is 745, revised valuation in Table No. 2 is 25 points for six furlongs UKDfcK BLANK. j at Laurel; add this to 745, which now totals 770; deduct 5 points for each length beaten the horse -p H i r h s . . . .. nciosea una ....... M W ! was beaten three lengths, which leaves handicap figure at 755; add 1 point for each pound off from - ? this race which is 4 pounds, which makes final handicap figure 759. As this figures ?L higS ICAN RACINAUFCDR 1932p V of all horses being entered in the race he is your selection to win. BESS CLOI, with a figure g of 737. "A" TrT1. .T- 1 j J which is next highest, is your place horse; they ran first and second, respectively. 1 - . pIperSo SPECIAL-M Vl C i 4T The Entire Race Handicaps as Follows: The Actual Finish of the Race Was as Follows: DE MXE, .50 7 y J SEW OUT BOUND Na SAN PRESTO, 727 BESS CLOI Street and No f jC ; 2T THE BREAK, 722 JACK COLLINS -C r . r u. ano totate Qff0 W 4L BUGS LEARY, 701 THE BREAK C 4 " . Pt nama and address plamly JACK COLLINS, 669 OLD TUCK C OLD TUCK, 626 SAN PRESTO .t- 7 " JOSEPHINE D. not figured as all her races were JOSEPHINE D. C ! in mud. BUGS LEARY If in doubt as to best race, figure several of them and take the highest handicap figure for ! your selection; do not allow for number of lengths by which the horse wins; use only races on 11 "Cr Tl J m fast track; deduct for weight taken on and add for weight taken off; 1 point for each pound. lld.V6 i OU ilrl.CfiCt w C jJr At bottom of Table No. 1 will be found explanation of points allowed for horses beaten less than 2 a length; half a point may be used instead of the decimal 5 .5 point. l Yours tmiy, Your Order? c C DAILY RACING FORM PUBLISHING CO.

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