Explanation of Daily Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-07

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Explanation of Daily Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances PerformancesCondition Condition of track in indexed entries is fast or gooo unless shown by the following abbreviations si siow sy sloppy m muddy hy heavy heavyX X Gooa mua runner Fair mud runner 3 Superior mud runner runnerd d disqualificationf after final cdds denotes disqualification f after final odds denotes field e after final odds denotes entry denotes favorite in race three pounds apprentice allowance five pounds apprentice allowance f six pounds apprentice allowance S seven pounds apprentice allowance 10 pounds apprentice allowance allowanceClass Class of race is denoted by the following abbreviations Mdn maidens AlwM maiden allowance Alw allow ¬ ance AlwS allowance stake HcpO overnight handicap HcpS Handicap stake Wta weighttorage WfaS weightforage stake ScwSf scale weight stake SpWS special weight stake Comb combination race SpiW special weight Mtcn match race Some of these abbreviations are also used to Denote steeplechase and hurdle races In such cases S in single bracket CS is used for steeplechases and H in a single bracket CH indicates hurdle events eventsA A STARTER race is an overnight event under allowance or handicap conditions restricted to horses who have previously started for the designated claiming orice or less as stated in the condition of the STARTER race This raceThis typeot race is Spown in the past performances with the claiming price designated in the STARTER race oreceoed by the letter A or H to indicate allowance or handicap S indicates special weights If no price s stipulated in conditions designation appears A or H Claiming races are indicated by price after jockeys name Claiming price for today is given after trainers name c before claiming price indicates horse was claimed Imported norses shown after breeders name Post position is shewn after jockes name Where horse breaks from outside the gate his original post position will be shown in a circle thus Optional claiming races are indicated by a superior t immediately preceding or following the claiming price A superior letter W preceding the claiming priceindicates that the horse was not entered to be claimed A superior claimedCombination letter 0 following the claiming price indicates that the horse was entered to be claimed Combination races are the same as optional claiming races racesEarning Earning line which 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 maicen maicenLast Last line in past performances gives horses latest workouts Feb 26 Hia 38 ft 35hg informs the reader that the horse worked on Feb 26 atHialeah Park The distance of the trial was three furlongs The time was 35 seconcs handily from the gate the track was fast h means handily b breezing d driving e easily g worked from gate u eased up Note The abbreviations trO wc or tc 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 turf course The abbreviations used m wcrkouts are the same as those used in past performances Figure given after claiming price is speed rating ratingThe The symbols used in past performances for steeplechase and turf course races are hd for hard fm for firm and sf for soft softBest Best time made on North American tracks of each horse since Jan 1 1956 at the distance entered is shown in the indexed entries No record Is given Horses beaten more than 15 lengths

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