Explanation of Daily Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-13

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Explanation of Daily Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances PerformancesCondition Condition of track in indexed entries is fast or good unless shown by the following abbreviations si flow sy sloppy m muddy hy heavy heavyX X Good mud runner Fair mud runner Superior mud runner runnerd d after final odds denotes disqualification disqualificationf f after final odds denotes field e after final odds denotes entry denotes favorite in race three pounds apprentice allowance five pounds apprentice allowance t six pounds apprentice allowance I 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 Wfa weighttorage WtaS weightforage stake ScwS scale weight staker SpWS special weight stake Comb combination race SplW special weight Mtch match race Some of these abbreviations are also used to denote steeplechase and hurdle races In such cases S in a singie bracket CS is used for steeplechases and H in a single bracket H indicates hurdle events 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 raceThis This type of race is shown in the oast performances with the claiming price designated in the STARTER race preceded oy 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 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 horses showrrafter breeders name Post position is shown after lackeys 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 immediately preceding or following the claiming price A superior letter 0 preceding the claiming price indicates that the horse was nol entered to be claimed A superior letter 0 following the claiming price indicates that the horse was entered to be claimed claimedCombination 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 maiden maidenLast 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 at Hialeah Park The distance of the trial was three furlongs The time was 35 seconds handily from the gate the track was fast b means handily b breezing d driving e easily g worked from gate u eased up Note The abbreviations trt 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 in workouts are the same as those used in past performances performancesFigure 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 Best time made on North American tracks of each horse since Jan 1 1956 at the distance entered is shown b the indexed entries No record is given horses beaten more than 15 lengths

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