When a dog wins at a handicap he must be penalized according to the judgment of the handicapper. The following handicap would put each dog or bitch on equal terms, providing all the dogs were exactly of the same calibre or of equal racing powers - barring their weights :

Wt. of Dog or Bitch -

Start for Dogs, Yd.

Start for Bitches, Yd.

Lbs.

28....................

. 1

0

27....................

. 2

1

26....................

. 3

2

25....................

. 4

3

24....................

. 5

4

23....................

. 6

5

22....................

. 7

6

21....................

. 8

7

20....................

9 1/2

7 1/2

19....................

. 11

8

18....................

12 1/2

9 1/2

17....................

. 14

11

Wt. of Dog or Bitch -

Start for Dogs, Yd.

Start for Bitches, Yd.

Lbs.

16..................

...16

13

15..................

... 18 1/2

14 1/2

14..................

... 2 1/2

17

13..................

... 24 1/2

20

12..................

... 27 1/2

23 1/2

11..................

...31

26 1/2

10..................

...35

30

9..................

...39

34

8..................

...43

38

7..................

...47

43

6..................

...52

48

5..................

...58

54

A dog covering 200 yards in 12 seconds gallops at the rate of 16 yards 24 inches a second; in 13 seconds, 15 yards 14 inches, and in 14 seconds, 14 yards 10 1-3 inches.