Glossary

acca insurance

accumulator

accumulator insurance

See acca insurance

action

against the spread

See spread betting

all in bet

all up bet

See accumulator

all weather racing

allowance

allowance race

alphabet

also eligible

American odds

See moneyline odds

ante-post bet

any to come

apprentice

apron

arber

arbitrage

Asian handicap

at the post

ATC

See any to come

AW

baby

baby race

backstretch

backward

banker

bar

bar price

See bar

bay

beard

beeswax

best book

best odds guaranteed

bet

bet calculator

Betfair

betting bankroll

betting dispute

betting exchange

betting limit

betting market

betting slip

betting syndicate

betting tax

bettor

Beyer number

Bill Daly

Bismarck

bit

blanket finish

blind bet

blinkers

bloodline

boil-over

bomber

book

book percentage

bookie

See bookmaker

bookmaker

bore draw special

bottle

bounce

break

bridge jumper

British Horseracing Authority

bug boy

bullring

bumper

Burlington Bertie

Canadian

carpet

CD

century

chalk

chalk player

chasing

chefs-de-race

chute

circled game

claiming race

class

classic

Clerk of the Scales

closer

closing line

clubhouse turn

co-favourite

colt

combination bet

combination forecast

combination tricast

consolation double

correct score bet

Course and Distance

cover the spread

credit bet

CS

CS bet

See correct score bet

cuppy

daily double

Daily Racing Form

dam

dark day

day card

dead heat

dead money

debit bet

decimal odds

deposit betting

derby

DI

See Dosage Index

distaff

dividend

DNB

See Draw No Bet

DNF

dog

dog player

dogs

Dosage Index

double

double chance betting

double result

double stakes about

draw

Draw No Bet

drifter

drifting

dual forecast

Dutching

each-way bet

each-way goalscorer

ear'ole

early price

Eclipse Awards

edge

eighth pole

English Triple Crown

Equibase

even money

evens

exacta

exotic bet

exposure

favourite

fence

field

filly

final line

See closing line

first deposit bonus

first goalscorer

first half bet

first scorer/correct score double

fixed odds

flag

flat racing

forecast

form

form player

founding sires

fourfold accumulator

fractional odds

free bet

full cover bet

full-time result bet

furlong

futurity

GamCare

Garrison finish

gelding

goalscorer bet

going

Goliath

grade

graded stakes race

green

group races

half time result

half time/full time

half-time bet

handicap

handicapping

handle

Hang Cheng

hedge

hedging

Heinz

home advantage

homestretch

if cash bet

See any to come

in play

in running

in the money

in-play betting

Independent Betting Adjudication Service

index betting

infield

Insurebet

Irish Jackpot

Irish Placepot

Jockey Club

joint favourites

jollies and rags

jolly

juice

jump racing

juvenile race

last goalscorer

lay bet

lay betting

lay the favourite

laying off

length

lengthen

Level Stakes Profit

LGS

See last goalscorer

line

listed stakes

live betting

lock

longshot

Lucky 15

Lucky 31

Lucky 63

maiden

maiden race

mare

margin call

market

martingale system

match betting

mobile betting

money back bet

money-back special

moneyline odds

monkey

morning line

multiple bet

mutuel field

nap

National Hunt

nb

neck

no action

non-runner

non-runner no bet

normal time

novelty bet

number spread

Oaks

odds

odds against

odds compiler

odds on

off the board

off-course bookmaker

off-shore bookmaker

off-track betting

official rating

on the bit

on-course bookmaker

OU

outright betting

outsider

over-broke

over/under

over/under goals bet

overlay

overnight race

overround

paddock

parimutuel betting

parlay

patent

payout

penalty

perm betting

permutation

See perm betting

Pick Six

picks

place

place bet

place specials

playthrough requirement

point spread

pony

pool betting

post parade

post position

post time

Postdata table

price

principal race

probability

problem gambling

punter

purse

quad

quinella

racecard

Racing Post Rating

racing secretary

racing syndicate

Racing to Form

See RTF

rag

rail

rate

return

return on investment

reverse forecast

round robin

roundabout

rounder

route

RTF

Rule 4

runner

Scoop 6

scorecast

scratch

selection to win

sex allowance

sharp

shorten

show

show bet

silks

Silky Sullivan finish

single bet

single stakes about

sire

sophomore

split race

sportsbook

spread

spread betting

sprint

stake

stakes

stallion

starter

starting gate

starting price

steamer

steeplechase

steward

stooper

straight forecast

straightaway

stretch

Super Flag

Super Heinz

Super Yankee

tack

takeout

Tote

thoroughbred

three-eighths pole

tic-tac

tipster

tissue

tongue-tie

totalisator

tote

tote betting

tote board

Tote Place bet

Tote Trifecta

Tote UK Jackpot

Tote UK Quadpot

Tote UK Swinger

Tote Win bet

totesport

TRA

track record

trade

See trading

trading

treble

trial

tricast

trifecta

trip

Triple Crown

Trixie

true odds

TS

turf course

under/over

underdog

Union Jack

up-and-down bet

value bet

visor

wager

walkover

weight-for-age

WGT

win

win and place

win bet

win to nil bet

wire

wise guy

Yankee

full cover bet

full cover bet with singles

exchange betting

asian handicap bet

Racing form

betting without

insurance bet