How do you read a horse racing form guide?
Form runs from left to right, with the oldest races on the left and the most recent on the right.
- The numbers 1-9 indicate the position the horse finished in the race.
- The number 0 indicates that the horse finished outside the first 9.
- The symbol – separates racing seasons.
How do I use tablet touch?
How to Bet – Mobile
- Find a race you are interested in.
- You can touch any runner to expand the view and look at their form, including race replays (excludes NSW and Vic.
- Select a runner by touching the price – you can choose between tote or fixed odds.
- Once you are happy with your selection touch the Place Single button.
What does FT mean in trots?
FB Fractious at barrier. FIAR Found injured after race. FT Flat tyre. FW Forced wide.
How do you read a racebook?
By reading the text right to left, you will be able to tell how the horse has performed in its last five races:
- A 0 means the horse was placed further back than 9th.
- An X means the horse hasn’t raced for a period of at least three months as in, it could have been taking a holiday.
- An F means the horse fell in that race.
How do you read a guide form?
Form Guide Abbreviations Explained
- 1-9 = finished the race in 1st to 9th position.
- 0 = finished the race further back than 9th.
- s = indicates a spell which is generally 3 months (some form guides use x)
- f = fell during the running of the race.
- p = pulled up during the running of the race.
What does run out mean in horse racing?
run-out bit: A special type of bit to prevent a horse from bearing out (or in).
What is a harness racing driver called?
Those who do not drive their own horses when they race use what’s called a ‘ catch driver ‘, who drives the horse just for that race. Some drivers make careers out of being catch drivers, whereas some prefer to just drive their own horses.
Is a gelding?
Gelding – A gelding is a male horse which has been castrated. Almost all male national hunt horses are gelded but flat horses can also undergo ‘the cruellest cut of all’. Mare – A mare is a female horse aged over five. Stallion – A stallion is a male horse who is kept for breeding purposes.