They’re Off

“They’re Off” horse racing card game was published by Pepys in c.1940. The object of this game is to back a certain horse to win and then to collect the cards to complete the set and thus make that horse the winner. The odds of each horse winning is shown at the bottom of the card while the number of cards needed to complete the set is shown at the top. See the Box

“They’re Off” card game by Pepys, c.1940

Above: “They’re Off” card game by Pepys, c.1940. 44 cards + rules in box.

Last Updated December 14, 2021 at 06:53pm

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