- Reviewing the race to check into a possible infraction of the rules. Also,
a sign flashed by officials on the tote board on such occasions. If lodged by
a jockey, it is called an objection.
In The Money
- Finishing first, second or third.
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In The Red
- Are odds shown in red on the betting boards because they are Odds-On bets.
- A bettor. A person at a licensed race meeting who bets with a bookmaker or
the totalisator, or a person not present at the meeting, but places bets on
the horses engaged at that meeting with the off-course totalisator.
- The favourite in a race.
- The official who determines the finishing order of a race.
- The main expected winning horse used in multiple combinations in an exotic
- A second daily double offered during the latter part of the program. See 'Daily
- Bets made by one bookmaker with another bookmaker, in an effort to reduce
his liability in respect of bets already laid by him with investors.
- To nominate one runner to win with a selection of other runners. This is possible
on Forecast, Quinella, Trifecta, Quartet and Superfecta (eg. Quinella bet with
selection 4 to win, from runners 5, 7, 8 and 9 to come second, in any order).
- A measurement approximating the length of a horse from nose to tail, about
8 feet, used to denote distance between horses in a race. For example, "Secretariat
won the Belmont by 31 lengths".
- The opposite of 'Shorten'. Referred to odds getting longer, that is, more
attractive to the bettor.
- A stakes race just below a group race or graded race in quality.
- (As in 'Banker') US term for an almost certain winner. Easy winner.
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