Explanation of Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-09

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Explanation of Racing Form Indexed Entries and Past Performances Best times of each horse since January 1 1943 at the distance entered Is shown in the Indexed entries No record is given horses beaten more than lifteeri lengths lengthsCondition Condition of track in indexed entries is fast or good unless shown by the following abbreviations si slow sy sloppy m muddy hy heavy heavyX X Good mud runner Fair mud runner Superior mud runner runnerf f after final odds denotes field e after final odds denotes entry 4 denotes favorite in race Pive pounds apprentice allowance Jseven pounds apprentice allowance ten pounds apprentice allowance allowanceFollowing Following horses name M indicates maiden on flat and MJ Indicates maiden steeplechaser steeplechaserClass Class of race is denoted by following abbreviations Mdn maidens AlwM maiden allowance Alw allowance AlwA graded allowance AlwS allowance stake HcpO over ¬ night handicap HcpA graded handicap HcpS handicap stake Wfa weightforage WfaS weightforage stake ScwS scale weight stake Comb combination race SplW special weight Mtch match race Some of these abbreviations are used also to denote steeplechase and hurdle races In such case an S in a single bracket S Is used for steeple ¬ chases and H in a single bracket H indicates hurdle events eventsClaiming Claiming races 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 shown after breeders name Post position is shown after jockeys name When horse breaks from outside the gate his original post position will be shown in a circle thus 2 2Figure Figure given after claiming price is speed rating Speed ratings are not given at tracks of less than one mile mileLast Last line in past performances gives horses latest workouts

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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800