GUide to the Turf of Pocket Racing Companion for 1852

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Page 213 - STEPHENS. The Book of the Farm ; detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-Steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-Labourer, FieldWorker, and Cattleman.
Page 184 - When a plate is won by two heats, the preference of the horses is determined by the places they get in the second heat.
Page 224 - X.ESSOWS, acquire permanently an elegant and flowing style of Penmanship, adapted either to Mercantile pursuits or Private Correspondence. The numerous Testimonials received by MR. SMART from his Pupils, during many years...
Page 7 - Stakes at Newmarket, the New Stakes at Ascot, the Ham, Lavant, or Molecomb Stakes at Goodwood, the Prince of Wales's Stakes at York, the Champagne Stakes, or 20 sov.
Page 184 - Calendar by a name and his pedigree, it will be sufficient afterwards to mention him by his name only, even though he has never started. If the dam was covered by more than one stallion, the names of all of them must be mentioned.
Page 78 - Derby in 1854 to carry 8ft extra ; the second, 3ft extra. The winner of the Oaks in 1 854 to carry 716 extra ; the second, 2ft extra. Neither the allowances of weight for not winning, nor the penalties of extra weight for winning and for running second, are to be accumulative. The second horse to receive 1001.
Page 55 - HANDICAP of 10 sov. each, ft ft., and only three if declared, &c.. with 50 sov. added ; the second to save his stake, and the winner to pay 10 sov.
Page 216 - shadows" — of a foxhunter's life. The staunch old man drew them when, at his pencil's bidding, there arose visions of auld lang syne ! There they are, pictorial Pleasures of Memory. He is " Going along at a Slapping Pace ;" there we have him " Topping a Flight of Rails, and coming well into the next Field...
Page 69 - ... extra ; no horse to carry more than lOlb. extra. The owner of the second horse to receive 50 sov. out of the stakes.
Page 56 - March, with 30 sov. added, for four yrs old and upwards; the second horse to save his stake, and the winner to pay 10 sov.

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