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ANSWERS TO QUERIES. , [Communications without names and addresses of senders will not be answered or noticed.] / T. R.. Chicago. The Iwt on Sceptre lost. Thirteen. Toronto, Out. Queries that do not give names and addresses are not answered. 1 G. .. Chicago. Time went to post in fourth race at City Park January 17 should have read 3:37; at post 2 minutes. C. B., Chicago. In the racing of the winter of 1005-6, Im Joe started in twenty-two races and won four, was second six times and third three times. Smith. Harvey. 111. A bet on a horse that is In a race that Is declared off is at once a draw and remains so regardless of the same horse running In a substituted race. II. I,. W.. St. Louis, Mo. Fontella is a chestnut mare, foaled in 1S06 and is by the imported horse Wi oil Moss, from Prue Blackburn, by Aaron Pennington. Was not distinguished as a racer. C. G., Butte, Mout. If it was a combination witU I I J : : , : a price laid and accepted it was play or pay and I only went on the horses in sight when the bet was made and was decided by their running strictly. Beery, St. Louis. Mo. Cannot say whether T. Sloan rode at the South Side track or not. Such records of the racing there as are accessible only eive the horses that ran with no reference to 1 jockeys. J. M. Chicago. As you state the ease it seems the l et was a draw. This is because the bet was to go on Bud Hill if Polly Prim won. As she did not win. or run even, the bookmaker bad no right to go beyond your instructions. Miss C. L., St. Louis, Mo. The fees prescrit el for jockeys in the rules governing racing in California and at New Orleans are 5 for a winning mount and for a losing mount in races where the sum going to the winning horse Is less thar. ?500. In ra-es where it is 00 or more to the winning horse the fees are ?25 for a winning and 0 for a losing mount.