Explanation of Daily Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-14

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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 f ollowing abbreviations si stow sy sloppy m muddy hy neavy neavyX X Good mua runner Fair mud runner Superior mud runner d after final oaas denotes disqualification disqualificationf f after final ooasaenotes field e after final odds denotes entry AW denotes favorite in race three pounds apprentice allowance five pounds apprentice allowance t six pounds apprentice allowance seven pounds apprentice allowance 10 pounds apprentice allowance Class of race is denoteo by the following abbreviations Mdn maidens AlwM maiden allowance AIw allow ¬ ance AlwS allowance stake VlcpO overnight handicap HcpS handicap stake Wra weighttorage WfaS weightforage stake ScwS scale weight stake 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 EH indicates hurdle events eventsA A STARTER race is an overnight event under allowance or handicap conditions restricted to horses who have previously started for tne designateo claiming orice or less as stated in the condition of the STARTER race raceThis This type of race is shown in the past performances with the claiming price designated in the STARTER race preceoed 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 Claiming races are indicated by price after jockeys name Claiming price for today is given after trainers name c before claiming once indicates horse 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 a circle thus Optional claiming races are indicated by a superior 0 immediately preceding or following the claiming price A superior letter ° preceding the claiming price indicates that the horse was not entered to be claimed A superior tetter ° following the claiming price indicates that the horse was entered to be claimed claimedCombination Combination races are tne 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 iSSTshg informs the reader that the horse workea 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 h means handily b breezing d driving e easily g workea from gate u eased up Note The abbreviations trt wc or tcJ preceding the distance of the trial indicate the course over which the work was recordedptrt 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 usea 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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