worldofsport.co.za

Upvotes received0
Downvotes received0
Karma:0 (upvotes-downvotes)



0 earned Badges

No badges were found



Definitions (62)

1

0   0

for explanations of the various bet types and related terminology please scroll down the page. accumulator


 - A bet involving more than one horse with the winnings from each selection going onto the next.
Source: worldofsport.co.za

2

0   0

all-in -


There are no refunds if your selection does not compete. This is applicable in ante-post betting events.
Source: worldofsport.co.za

3

0   0

ante-post


 - Betting on an event well in advance of the day of the race - in the case of the Classics or big National Hunt events this could be a year or more before the race takes place
Source: worldofsport.co.za

4

0   0

apprentice


 - Young jockey tied to a trainer whilst gaining race-riding experience. When racing against professional jockeys apprentices receive weight concessions to compensate for their relative inexperience
Source: worldofsport.co.za

5

0   0

banker


 - A selection that is fancied very, very strongly indeed. Will often be the cornerstone of combination bets.
Source: worldofsport.co.za

6

0   0

canadian


Also known as a Super Yankee. A Canadian is a bet consisting of 26 bets with 5 selections in different events. The bet breakdown is 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 5 four-folds and one 5 fold.(see Yankee)
Source: worldofsport.co.za

7

0   0

claimer


 - Race where a horse is handicapped by its trainer, with the weight relating to the amount of money the horse would cost should someone ?claim? it afterwards. As a result trainers are left with a balancing act between making the horse carrying too much weight to win the race or allowing it to be taken away too cheaply
Source: worldofsport.co.za

8

0   0

connections


 - Term used to refer to a horse?s jockey, trainer and owner
Source: worldofsport.co.za

9

0   0

correct score


A wager that involves correctly predicting the final score of a game.
Source: worldofsport.co.za

10

0   0

dead heat rule


When a dead heat occurs, the stake money on the winning selection will be divided by the number of winners and full odds paid on the reduced stake, the remaining stake money is lost.
Source: worldofsport.co.za


To view all 62 definitions, please sign in.