Conditions.

41.  Entries will close the tenth day before the Fair opens at 11 o'clock p.m. Records made within fifteen days no bar. Entrance fee five per cent of purse, with five per cent additional from winners. The same horse entered in more than one class will only be required to pay entrance for the starts made, except if no starts are made the fee in each class entered may be required.

42.  Five entries and three starters required. Horses will be called at 1 o'clock p.m. daily.

43.  Races will be mile heats, three in five, to harness, and will be conducted under the rules of the National Trotting Association (or American Trotting Association).

44.  Heats in each day's races may be trotted or paced alternately. The published order of program will be followed as nearly as possible, but the State Board of Agriculture reserves the right to make modifications, in the discretion of the member in charge of the speed department, to meet conditions as they arise. Usual weather clause rights reserved.

45.  A horse distancing the field, or any part thereof, will receive but one premium.

46.  All premiums for speed classes will be paid on the last day of the Fair, by bank check payable to the order of the owner or the party in whose name the entry is made.

47.  The race track will be placed in the best possible condition for each of the interesting events. The track is a most excellent one, the back stretches being wide and easy, with a great home stretch one hundred feet in width.

48.  The speed barns, located conveniently near the track, are in good condition and well equipped for the care of race horses. The races are in circuits that will give horsemen the advantage of several weeks' continuous work.

Special rules governing cattle.

49.  Entries must be made fifteen days before the Fair opens, and be accompanied by proper fees to cover charges for exhibitor's ticket and stall rents. Exhibitors are requested to specify the number of stalls required, on receipt of which information stalls will be assigned and their numbers sent to the person or firm making entries.

50.  Charges.

Each animal over one year old, $2; each animal under one year old, $1; exhibitor's ticket, $2.

51.   Purity of blood as established by pedigree, symmetry, size, early maturity and general characteristics of the several breeds of animals to be considered; the judges will make proper allowance for age, feeding and other conditions.

52.  Persons exhibiting pure bred animals will be required to furnish to the Secretary, at the time of making the entry, the name and register number of each animal entered.

53.  Basing dates of dairy cattle to be February 1 and August 1, while in the beef breeds the basing date shall be September 1.

54.  All cows over thirty-six months old must have given birth to calf at full maturity within past year, or show unmistakable evidence of being in calf at time of exhibition.

55.  All cows in the dairy breeds, to be judged in the morning shall be milked at six o'clock p.m., the day previous to being judged, and all dairy cows, to be judged in the afternoon, to be milked at six o'clock a.m., of the same day. The judge may, at his option, require any cow to be milked while in the ring or before the awards are made.

56.  Exhibitors will be required to have blankets removed from cattle between the hours of nine a.m., and four p.m., each day of the Fair.

57.   Cattle will be assigned to the exposition building, the judging to take place in the arena of same.

58.  The superintendent of each department must check the entries shown in the entry books in each ring, with the exhibits present, and so mark the entry books that they will show what animals were passed on by the judges.

Special rules governing swine.

59.  Entries must be made fifteen days before the Fair opens and be accompanied by proper fees to cover exhibitor's ticket and pen rent. Price of pens, $1 each ; exhibitor's ticket, $2.

60.   Swine must be owned by the individual or firm making the exhibit and must be registered in the accredited records of their respective breeds.

61.  The superintendent of each department must check the entries shown in the entry books in each ring, with the exhibits present, and so mark the entry books that they will show what animals were passed on by the judges.

Special rules governing sheep.

62.  Entries must be made fifteen days before the Fair opens, and be accompanied by proper fees to cover cost of exhibitor's ticket and pen rent. Price of pens, $1 each ; exhibitor's ticket, $2.

63.  Sheep must be owned by the individual or firm making the exhibit and must be registered in the accredited records of their respective breeds.

64.  Each exhibitor restricted to two entries in one class.

65.  Sheep competing in the Merino classes must be recorded in the American and Delaine-Merino Record Association, or the Merino Record Association of Ohio, Vermont, or New York, and certificates of registration, properly signed by the secretary of one of the above-named associations, must accompany each animal in the ring.

66.  The superintendent of each department must check the entries shown in the entry books in each ring, with the exhibits present, and so mark the entry books that they will show what animals were passed on by the judges.