An abbreviation for a horse (stallion as it appears in race books, pedigrees and stud books.
1 Odds against : Odds which are longer than evens (e.g.
1 Claim : see apprentice allowance.
Used to describe the distance between horses in a race.Pulling : Over racing.Toppy : The top weight or horse carrying the.Adam Wells via Bleacher Report, report: Redskins Sign Mark Sanchez, report: Redskins Sign Mark Sanchez.2 Box seat : A position in a race which is one horse off the fence and one horse behind the leaders.
A clerk of the course with a race starter.
The Bookmakers boards display odds on in red to distinguish from odds against.
14 Bring a duffel bag : Term used by a punter who expects to take copious amounts of cash casino chocolat en poudre home from the track.
8 Moral : An absolute certainty.
2 7 Backed In : A horse whose odds have shortened.
7 Blown out the gate : Odds have extended dramatically due to lack of support.On the nose : A bet placed on the win only One large : A term used for one thousand dollars.1 Hang : To veer away from a straight course during a race.2 7 Exacta : Exotic bet to select the first two finishers in a race in the exact order of finish.2 Weight for Age : Better class of race in which the weight a horse carries is allocated on a set scale according to its age and sex.2 Fractions : The cents left over after TAB dividends are rounded down to the lower 10 cents.Now replaced in some states by a 1-to-10 rating system.Big Red : Nickname of the champion race horse Phar Lap.32 Trots : Harness Racing Two Year Old Triple Crown (also known as the Two-year-old Grand Slam Consists of the Golden Slipper Stakes, AJC Sires Produce Stakes and the Champagne Stakes.Benchmark : under this system, operating in NSW, the weight a horse carries at its next start is determined immediately after its previous race, according to the merit of that run.7 Running double : Type of wager calling for the selection of winners of two consecutive races.1 Coat-tugger : A racecourse conman who will tip a horse to a punter, and if the horse wins, is always present when the punter collects, to demand a portion of the winnings.23 Mudlark : A horse which goes well on a wet track.Birdcage : Area where horses are paraded before entering the racetrack.