Answers to Queries, Daily Racing Form, 1914-11-18

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ANSWERS TO QUERIES. Communications without names and addresses will not be noticed nor answered. No answers will be sent by mail and none by wire unless reply jn-e- I payment is made at time of wiring query. I P. A. B., South Bend. lad. See reply to C. C. II. J. It.. Detroit, Mich. Have no information on the subject, but think suclt institutions are a thing of the past. P. I. H.. El Paso, Tex. It would seem that there would be no action in the case of an order received after the event had been decided. S. V.. Detroit, Mich. According to your statement of the case the transaction was in time, provided time spent at the post was Included. M. It., Chicago. If one had wagered on Sarsenet In the fourth race Monday he would have won unless the layer hail given notice that added starters run for him. II. T. I!., Louisville, Ky. If one names two horses in the same race and says one of the two will win his prediction would certainly be justified If one of them did win. but lie could not rightly claim to have picked the winner outright without qualification. L. M., Milwaukee, Wis. There is no such animal as -Mae O. in racing records. There is a May O.. a old broodmare about 117 years old and probably dead. Silver Knight Is a bay gelding foaled in 1000, by Free Knight Silver Lining. He has raced four seasons anil in 09 races, winning 22 and ,- 032. C C. II.. Chicago and others. In general when one backs a single horse of a coupled entry his wager is decided by the running of that horse. The exception is that practices differ and in some localities such wagers will only be accepted on the entry with the preferred one marked "to go." which means if must start or there is no wager. "Where tin wager Is accepted outright without qualification, as. for instance, in the case of Borgo in race 18111. il would lose for the reason that the horse backed was beaten. The backer had hi option of taking the entry or a single horse and must abide by his own actioui

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