- A race meeting which has been cancelled because a club did not receive sufficient
nominations to be able to stage it, or because of bad weather which made racing
on the track unsafe. All bets placed on abandoned races are fully refunded.
- A runner officially listed to start in a race.
- Reductions in weights to be carried allowed because of certain conditions
such as; an apprentice jockey is on a horse, a female horse racing against males,
or three-year-olds racing against older horses.
- (Also, Futures) Bets placed in advance predicting the outcome of a future
- A trainee jockey. An apprentice will usually ride only flat races.
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- The approximate price a horse is quoted at before a race begins. Bookmakers
use these approximates as a guide to set their boards.
- A race for two-year-olds.
- To bet or wager.
- A 'backed' horse is one on which lots of bets have been placed.
- In a standing start event, which is handicapped, the horse who is given the
biggest handicap is known as the backmarker.
- The straight way on the far side of the track.
- The straight length of the track farthest away from the spectators and the
- (Also, Key) Highly expected to win. The strongest in a multiple selection
in a parlay or accumulator.
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