Explanation of Optional Claiming Races, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-06

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Explanation of Optional Claiming Races An OPTIONAL CLAIMING race is one restricted to horses runnine or having previously run for a stated claiming price, and the term OPTIONAL CLAIMING means just what the name implies, the owner having the option of entering his horse fcr a price eligible to be claimed or not entering his horse for a price not eligible to be claimed. If an owner does not want to enter his horse to be claimed: bis horse most meet the "optional conditions" set down by the. racing secretary In order to be eligible, to compete. These. conditions appear tn. the past performances preceding each race. All horses who race tn optional claimers. but are not entered to be claimed, must have raced at some time for a specified claiming-price to obtain a classification, and they must again race for a claiming price if the owner wishes to reclassify his horse in a lower category. Also, winners of optional claiming races when entered NOT eligible to be claimed, can not oe eligible lor the same class ot race UNLESS entered ellcible .to be claimed. 4 ■ : . . . I-. * . ■ | r » • * * t.. VU.J i Jl **-4.»». -Jitivu »v *0J » I b - ll l-I t i i Jil i u ,11,

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