- 1 What is a black type pedigree?
- 2 What are the different groups in horse racing?
- 3 What are the levels of horse racing?
- 4 What do the letters mean in horse racing form?
- 5 What is a black type winner?
- 6 What is a listed race in horse racing?
- 7 What is a Class 1 Handicap?
- 8 What does GBB race mean?
- 9 What’s the biggest horse race in the world?
- 10 What order is horse?
- 11 What is a Grade 1 horse?
- 12 What does V mean in horse racing results?
- 13 How do you pick a winning horse?
- 14 What does run out mean in horse racing?
What is a black type pedigree?
Black type: Indicates a stakes winning/placed horse in a pedigree. Typically will specify the race if a graded/group event. More black type can typically indicate a better pedigree.
What are the different groups in horse racing?
You can read more about different ratings in horse racing here!
- Class 1 – Official Ratings 96+.
- Class 2 – Official Ratings range from 86-100, 91-105, 96-110.
- Class 3 – Official Ratings range from 76-90 and 81-95.
- Class 4 – Official Ratings range from 66-80 and 71-85.
- Class 5 – Official Ratings range from 56-70 and 61-75.
What are the levels of horse racing?
Explaining Victorian Horse Racing Classes
- Maidens (3 – 4.5 rating) The lowest form of racing for the lowest prizemoney.
- Benchmark 58 (3 – 4)
- Benchmark 64 (4.5 – 7.5)
- Benchmark 70 (6 – 9)
- Benchmark 78 (8 – 11)
- Benchmark 84 (11.5 – 12.5)
- Benchmark 90 (13 – 14)
- Benchmark 96 (14.5 – 15.5)
What do the letters mean in horse racing form?
Other letters to look out for in the form are. P or PU – indicates the horse was pulled up by the jockey and did not complete the race. F – indicates the horse fell. R – indicates a horse refused. BD – indicates the horse was brought down by another runner.
What is a black type winner?
Black-type indicates a runner has won or placed in a select race of importance. When a horse wins a stakes race, the information is added to the racing databases of The Jockey Club, Equibase, BrisNet and other companies that produce racing and breeding reports for their clients.
What is a listed race in horse racing?
In horse racing, a Listed race is a race at a level just below Group level or, in other words, three steps down from the highest level, Group One, in terms of quality. No minimum official rating is required to run in a Listed race but, nonetheless Listed races are considered more prestigious than handicap races.
What is a Class 1 Handicap?
Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 – Class 1 races are lowest, restricted to horses who have won one race. Class 6 is for horses have won not more than six races. Restricted or Special Conditions – number of wins in the city or country, age, sex, prize money or colour (e.g. grey horses only) can be a ‘special condition. ‘
What does GBB race mean?
The Great British Bonus (GBB) is an industry-wide prize scheme with the primary aim of encouraging the breeding and ownership of British-bred Flat and Jumps fillies. Owners, breeders and connections of winning GBB-registered fillies can win up to £20,000 in bonuses per eligible race.
What’s the biggest horse race in the world?
Five Biggest Horse Races In The World
- Kentucky Derby. Kentucky Derby is not the most valuable racing event in the world but it certainly is one of the most popular.
- The Breeders’ Cup.
- Prix de I’Arc de Triomphe.
- Melbourne Cup.
- Dubai World Cup.
What order is horse?
Class 3 handicaps are open to horses rated up to 120 or 135. Class 4 handicaps are open to horses rated up to 100 or 115. Class 5 handicaps are open to horses rated up to 85 or 95. Class 6 National Hunt races include National Hunt flat races and hunter chase events.
What is a Grade 1 horse?
Group One, Group 1, Grade I or G1 is the term used for the highest level of Thoroughbred and Standardbred stakes races in many countries. To attain or maintain a Group One status, the average rating for the first four finishers in the race must be 115 or higher over a three-year period.
What does V mean in horse racing results?
S – slipped up. U – unseated rider. V – void race. Live coverage. ATR – At The Races.
How do you pick a winning horse?
A seasoned off-track bettor will look at much more than this but will use it as their starting point.
- Stall/Gate Position.
- Finishing Place from Previous Races.
- Days Since Last Race.
- Look for Previous Distance and Course Wins.
- Jockey and Trainer Data.
- Official Ranking.
- Look at Your Horse.
- Finding a Value Bet.
What does run out mean in horse racing?
c. To finish a race or contest in a specified position: ran second.