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URING the Races, a Main of Cocks was fought between the Gentlemen of Cheshire
(Mather, feeder) consisting of 22 Main, and 13 Bye Battles, for 1 ogs a Battle, and 200 the Main, which was won by the former, 6 a-head in the Main, and one in the Byes.
During the Races, a Main of Cocks was fought between the Gentlemen of Somersetshire (Watling, feeder) and the Gentlemen of Sussex (Bromley, feeder) which was won by the former, 1 a-head.— Bromley won the Byes by one.
During the Races, a Main of Cocks was fought, the Earl of Surrey and Ld A. Hamilton (Richardson, feeder) agst E. Buckley, and H. Welch, Esqrs. Brooks, feeder) confisting of zo Battles, whereof the former won 11, and the latter 9-There were 22 Bye Battles, 13 of which were won by the former, and 9 by the latter.
: During the Races, a Main of Cocks was fought between the Duke of Hamilton (Richardson, feeder) and General Beckwith (Small, feeder) whereof the former won 11 Main and 12 Ryes, and the latter, 10 Main and 6 Byes.
between the Gentlemen of Northamptonshire, and
the Gentlemen of Rutlandshire, confisting of 31 Main and 12 Bye Battles, for 5gs a Battle, and loo the odd, which was won by the latter, 2 a-head. A
tles, whereof the former won 17, and the latter ir,”
there being one drawn;-out of 11 Bye Battles, Smith won 4, and Beefall 7.
to be less than three pounds fix ounces, nor more than four pound eight ounces; and as many of each
party’s cocks as come within * ** ounces of the other ; 's cocks, shall fight for guineas a battle ; that is guineas each cock,
RULES for Marchino and FrontING of COCKS in London, which have been in Pračtice ever since the Reign of King Charles II.
*-** To begin the same by fighting the lighter pair of cocks (which fall in match) first, proceeding upwards to the end; that every lighter pair may
fight earlier than those that are heavier. . .
In matching, (with relation to the battles) it is a rule always in London, that after the cocks of the
main are weighed, the match-bills are compared. . That every pair of dead, or equal weight, are separated, and fight against others; provided that it appears that the main can be enlarged by adding
thereto, either one battle or more thereby. ' ' ', - - * - '' R A CES