Horse Racing Betting

Betting Terms Or Sayings

Betting Terms Or Sayings

Betting Terms Or Sayings and some of the sayings or terms you will hear among the horse racing fraternity.
Banker: Almost guaranteed winner, in permutation bets the banker is a selection that must win to guarantee a return.
Bar: The Price is the minimum odds for any of those selections not quoted in the betting.

Co-Favourites: Three or more horses share the status of favourite
Doubling-up: The player doubles the size of his previous bet.
Favourite: The horse considered most likely to win.

Horse Racing BettingJoint Favourites: When bookmakers cannot separate two horses or teams for favouritism.
Jolly: The favourite.
Long shot: The outsider or unfancied runner.
Nap: The selection that racing tipsters nominate as their strongest selection of the day.
Odds: The bookmaker's view of the chance of a competitor winning the race.
Odds-on: Where the odds are shorter than evens, amount won is less than the amount staked.
Pari-Mutuel: All bets are pooled and winners are paid according to size of pool, e.g. Tote
Place Terms: The returns for place bets are calculated as a proportion of the win odds this varies depending on the number of runners.
Smart Money: Bets placed with inside information usually from the stable or yard.
Tote Returns: Returns from a tote pool and is calculated by taking the total stake in each pool and dividing it by the number of winning tickets.
Welsh-Welch: To fail to pay a gambling bet.
Beeswax: UK slang for betting tax.
Bottle: Odds of 2 to 1.
Burlington Bertie: Odds of 100 to 30 also scruffy and dirty.
Carpet: Odds of 3 to 1
Double Carpet: Odds of 33 to 1
Monkey: £500


BATH 2-15 Barking Mad (GB) The jockey on this runner is Harry Bentley and that is good news because the head to head results show a top rate record and while the trainer is more run of the mill it would still count as an above average mark for these two. more

Betting favourites to win read more at WINNING FAVOURITES


Won a group 1 race on the 16/06/2009 and to view this runners full form

Won a group 2 race on the 20/06/2007 and to view this runners full form

Won a group 3 race on the 12/04/2003 and to view this runners full form

Won a listed race on the 26/06/1999 and to view this runners full form




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JADWIZ TOP RATED over last twelve months at Bath have recorded a 26% strike rate with a profit of 260 pounds to ten pound stake with ROI marked down at 111%
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