What do the abbreviations in horse racing form mean?
Stands for the beaten favourite and indicates a horse was favourite for a race but did not win. CD. Indicates a horse has won over course and distance. Form is arranged chronologically from left (oldest) to right (newest).
What does C mean in horse racing results?
You may also see theses abbreviations: C indicates a horse has won on that course before. D indicates a horse has won over that distance before. CD indicates a horse has won over course and distance. BF stands for beaten favourite and indicates a horse was favourite for a race, but did not win.
Why do racehorses get pulled up?
Horses can be pulled up for numerous reasons including tiredness, injury, risk of sustaining an injury and breathing difficulties. Pulling a horse up tends to be a more common sight in jump racing, particularly in long-distance races like the Grand National or when ground conditions are testing.14 May 2020
What does pull mean racing?
In a race or contest, if you pull ahead of or pull away from an opponent, you gradually increase the amount by which you are ahead of them. He pulled away, extending his lead to 15 seconds.
What happens to your bet if horse pulled up?
In the event of a horse being withdrawn/not under starters orders, stakes on that selection will be refunded. Bets for the remaining horses in the race will be subject to a deduction in accordance with Tattersall’s Rule 4 based on the price in the market of the withdrawn horse(s) at the time of the withdrawal.20 Apr 2022
What are horse racing terms?
Daily Double: A wager in which the player attempts to pick the winner of two sequential races with a single ticket. Dam: The mother of a horse. Dark: A day in which a track is not featuring live racing. Derby: A stakes race for three year old horses. Distance of ground: A route race or a race run around two turns.