Horse-racing, Its History and Early Records of the Principal and Other Race Meetings: With Anecdotes, Etc (Google eBook)

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Saunders, Otley, and Company, 1863 - Horse racing - 446 pages
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Contents

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Page 93 - That all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any Court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 70 - ... any person or persons whatsoever, where the whole or any part of the consideration of such conveyances or securities shall be for any money, or other valuable thing whatsoever, won by gaming or playing at cards, dice, tables, tennis, bowls, or other game or games whatsoever, or by betting on the sides or hands of such as do...
Page 92 - That every person who shall by any fraud, or unlawful device, or ill practice in playing at or with cards, dice, tables, or other game, or in bearing a part in the stakes, wagers, or adventures, or in betting on the sides or hands of them that do play, or in wagering on the event of any game, sport, pastime, or exercise...
Page 21 - Three jockeys, or sometimes only two, as the match is made, prepare themselves for the contest ; such as being used to ride know how to manage their horses with judgment : the grand point is, to prevent a competitor from getting before them.
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