Explanation of Daily Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05

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Explanation of Daily Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances PerformancesCondition Condition of track in indexeo entries is fast or good unless shown by the following abbreviations si slow sy sloppy m muddy hy heavy X Good mud runner Fair muo runner Superior mud runner after final odds denotes field e after final odds denotes entry denotes favorite in race 5 three pounds apprentice allowance five oounas apprentice allowance tsix pounds apprentice allowance seven oounds apprentice allowance A 10 pounds apprentice allowance allowanceClass Class of race is denoted by the following abbreviations Mdn maidens AlwM maiden allowance Alw allow ¬ ance AlwA graded allowance AiwS allowance stake HcpO overnight handicap HcpA graded handicap HcpS handicap stake Wfa veigntforage WfaS eightforage stake ScwS scale weight stake SpWS special weight stake Comb combination race SpIW special weight Mtch match race Some of these abbreviations are useo also to denote steeplechase and hurdle races In such cases S in a single bracket S is used for steeplechases ana H in a single bracket th indicates hurdle events eventsA A STARTER11 race is an overnight event under allowance or handicap conditions restricted to horses who have previously starteo for the oesignateo clafming price or less as stated in the condition of the STARTER race Effective raceEffective January l 1355 this type or race is shown in the past performances with the claiming price desig ¬ nated in the STARTER race preceded by the letter A or H to indicate allowance or handicap S indicates special weights if no price is stipulated in conditions designation appears A or H u uClaiming Claiming races are indicated by price after lockeys name Claiming price for today is given after trainers name c before claiming price indicates norse was claimed imported horses shown after breeders name Post position is shown after jockeys name Where horse breaks from outside the gate his original post position will be shown in 3 circle thus Optional claiming races are indicated by a superior o Immediately preceding or following the claiming price A superior letter o preceding the claiming price indicates that the horse was not entered to be claimed A superior letter o following the claiming price indicates that the horse was entered to be claimed Note The 1954Combination latter is being used only for optional claiming races run on or after April 12 1954 Combination races are the same as optional claiming races Earnma lire wmcn shows number of starts firsts seconds thirds and amount of money won appears to right above horses past performances An M in the earning line indicates the horse is a maiden maidenLast Last lineui past performances gives horses latest workouts Feb 26 Hia 38 f 363shg informs the reader that the horse worked on Feb 26 at Hialeah Park The distance ot the trial was three furlongs The time was 35 seconds nandily from the gate the track was fast b means handily b breezing d driving e easily g worked from gate v eased up Note The abbreviations trti wc or tci preceding the distance of the trial indicate the course over which the work was recorded trt meaning training track we Widener Course and tc meaning tur course The abbreviations used in workouts are the same as those used in past performances Figure performancesFigure ratingEffective given after claiming price is speed rating Effective with the racing of Feb 10 1954 the symbols used In past performances for steeplechase and turf course races are hd tor haro fro for firm and sP for soft softBest Best time made on North American tracks of each horse since Jan 1 1955 at the distance entered is snown In the indexed entries No record is given horses beaten mere than 15 lengths

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