Betting

Glossary

GLOSSARY OF RACING TERMINOLOGY

Age

– all race horses in the northern hemisphere arbitrarily celebrate their birthday on January 1st.

Backstretch

– the straightway of the track away from the grandstand.

Colour of horses

– colour designations in horses: Bay – brownish body coat with black points; Black – black with no brown or tan patches; Dark bay or brown – brown coat with areas of tan; Chestnut – a reddish brown colour varying from a dark liver colour to copper-gold, Gray or roan – a combination of white hairs with any one or several of the above-noted colours.

Colours

– the shirt or “silks” worn by the jockeys. Each distinctive design represents a different owner or stable.

Colt

– a male horse, four years old or younger.

Derby

– stakes race for three year olds.

Distaff

– a race for female horses.

Eachway

– a bet made on one horse to win and place.

Fast

– the preferred rating for the racing surface; at its best, it is dry, firm and even.

Filly

– a female horse, four years old or younger.

Furlong

– a distance measuring one-eight of a mile or 200 metres.

Gelding

– a male horse of any age that has had both testicles removed.

Good

– a track surface that is still drying out, but is almost “fast”.

Horse

– in racing, a horse is narrowly defined as any male horse five years or older with genitalia intact.

Inquiry or objection

– is a claim of foul lodged by a racing official, jockey, trainer or owner.

Juvenile

– two-year-old horse.

Length

– measure of distance based on average length of a horse.

Mare

– a female horse, five-years or older.

Maiden

– a horse which has not won a race.

Pari-mutuels

– a betting system whereby bettors collect on the total money wagered after deduction of the house percentage.

Ridgling or rig

– a male horse of any age with either one or two undescended testicles.

Scratched

– a horse that has been withdrawn from a race.

Sprint

– in thoroughbred racing, any distance one mile or less.

ABBREVIATIONS

TRACK CONDITIONS

  • F FAST
  • GF GOOD TO FIRM
  • G GOOD
  • GE GOOD TO EASY
  • GS GOOD TO SOFT
  • S SOFT
  • VS VERY SOFT
  •    

CLASS OF RACE

  • CARIB CARIBBEAN BRED
  • INVIT INVITATIONAL
  • LR AND LOWER
  • M MAIDEN
  • NOM NOMINATED
  • WNRS WINNERS
  • Y YEAR OLD RACE
  • A CLASS
  • 1 SUB-CLASS

Horses are classified or rated 0-140 with 140 being the highest rating.

POSITION AT FINISH

  • BO BOLTED
  • DNF DID NOT FINISH
  • DQ DISQUALIFIED
  • F FELL
  • L LEFT AT START
  • NP NOT PLACED
  • R REFUSED TO START
  • P PENALISED
  • U UPGRADED
  • WD WITHDRAWN

EQUIPMENT

  • B BLINKER
  • V VISOR
  • H HOOD
  • L BLINKERED HOOD
  • LEC LEFT EYE COVER
  • ND NASAL DILATOR
  • T TONGUE TIE
  • P CHEEK PIECES
  • C CORNELL COLLAR

DISTANCES WON/LOSS

  • DH DEAD HEAT
  • NS NOSE
  • S/HD SHORT HEAD
  • HD HEAD
  • NK NECK
  • NR NOT RECORDED
  • + 10 LENGTHS OR MORE BEHIND
  • 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 PARTS OF LENGTHS
  •    

APPRENTICE ALLOWANCES

  • * 7 LB CLAIMER
  • @ 5 LB CLAIMER
  • # 3 LB CLAIMER

COLOUR OF HORSE

  • B BAY
  • BR BROWN
  • CH CHESNUT
  • GR GREY
  • RO ROAN

SEX OF HORSE

  • C COLT
  • F FILLY
  • G GELDING
  • H HORSE
  • M MARE

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

  • CAN CANADA
  • FR FRANCE
  • GB GREAT BRITIAN
  • GER GERMANY
  • IRE IRELAND
  • JAM JAMAICA
  • MAR MARTINIQUE
  • TRI TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
  • USA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • BDS BARBADOS

Rules & Regulations of Betting

The Barbados Turf Club Rules of Betting

All purchasers of tickets agree to be bound by the Rules of Racing and the other Rules and Regulations of the Barbados Turf Club and by the decisions of the Stewards which are final and binding.

It is the responsibility of the public to ensure that they receive the numbers that they have called for at the Betting Window.

No claim of incorrect bet will be entertained after betting is closed on any race.

The Club shall pay only on presentation of tickets and no claim will be entertained for lost tickets. No payment will be made on torn, altered, or disfigured tickets.

DISCLAIMER: The Barbados Turf Club will not hold itself responsible for any inaccuracy in the weights. Any alterations in the weights and Colours will be
noted on the Notice Boards. The Ages and Pedigrees and other information have been added for the convenience of the public, but are not guaranteed to be correct.

All payment declared to $1.00 stake

Entries & Weights

ENTRIES WITH WEIGHTS FOR DAY 13 – SATURDAY JUNE 22, 2019 (PINNACLE FEEDS MIDSUMMER CREOLE CLASSIC RACEDAY)

 

FINAL PROGRAMME FOR DAY 13 – SATURDAY JUNE 22, 2019 (PINNACLE FEEDS MIDSUMMER CREOLE CLASSIC RACEDAY)

Ratings List

Horses are handicapped based on their performance and are given ratings between 0-145 with 145 being the highest.

Unraced and juvenile locally bred fillies start their career on a rating of 55 and colts start at 60 while imported fillies and colts start at ratings of 75 and 80 respectively.

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RATING LIST  FOR JUNE 2019