Explanation of Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances, Daily Racing Form, 1944-04-11

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Explanation of Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances Best times of each horse since January 1, 1943, at the distance entered is shown in the indexed entries. No record is given horses beaten more than fifteen lengths. Condition of track in indexed entries is fast or good unless shown by the following abbreviations: si, slow; sy, sloppy; m, muddy; hy, heavy. X Good mud runner. * Fair mud runner. ® Superior mud runner. "f" after final odds denotes field; "e" after final odds denotes entry; "4" denotes favorite in race. *Five pounds apprentice allowance; Jseven pounds apprentice allowance; **»ten pounds apprentice allowance. Following horses name, M indicates maiden on flat and MJ indicates maiden steeplechaser. Class of race is denoted by following abbreviations: Mdn, maidens; AlwM, maiden allowance; Alw, allowance; ALwA, graded allowance; AlwS, allowance stake; HcpO, overnight handicap; HcpA, graded handicap; HcpS, handicap stake; Wfa, weight-for-age; WfaS, weight-for-age stake; ScwS, scale weight stake; Comb, combination race; SplW, special weight; Mtch, match race. Some of these abbreviations are used also to denote steeplechase and hurdle races. In such case an S in a single bracket, S, is used for steeplechases and H in a single bracket, H, indicates hurdle events. Claiming races indicated by price after jockeys name. Claiming price for today is given after trainers name, "c" before claiming price indicates horse was claimed. Imported horses shown after breeders name. Post position is shown after jockeys name. When horse breaks from outside the gate his original post position will be shown in a circle, thus: 2. Figure given after claiming price is speed rating. Speed ratings are not given at tracks of less than one mile. Last line in past performances gives horses latest workouts.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1940s/drf1944041101/drf1944041101_4_7
Local Identifier: drf1944041101_4_7
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800