Bet types

 

Accumulator - An investment on four or more selections for one stake, the winnings plus stake being invested on to each successive selection. 

 

Across the Card - meaning to bet in doubles etc. on simultaneous races.

 

Ante-Post - A wager made at an agreed price some time before the event is decided.

 

Canadian (Super Yankee): 5 selections, 26 bets - 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 5 four-timers, 1 accumulator.

 

Double - A bet made on two selections for one stake, the winnings and stake being invested from one to the other.

 

Each Way - A wager made on any selection involving two bets, to win and to be placed 

 

Forecast - A wager where the backer is required to nominate the finishing order of the first and second horses.

 

Goliath - 8 selections, 247 bets - 28 doubles, 56 trebles, 70 four-timers, 56 five-timers, 28 six-timers, 8 seven-timers, 1 accumulator.

 

Heinz - 6 selections, 57 bets - 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 four-timers, 6 five-timers, 1 accumulator.

 

Patent - 3 selections, 7 bets - 3 singles, 3 doubles, 1 treble.

 

Round Robin - Three selections in three "Up and Down" bets, three doubles and a treble - ten bets in all.

 

Single - A wager made on one selection, either for a win, Each Way or Place Only.

 

Super Heinz - 7 selections, 120 bets - 21 doubles, 35 trebles, 35 four-timers, 21 five-timers, 7 six-timers, 1 accumulator.

 

Treble - A wager made on three selections for one stake, the winnings plus stake travelling from the first selection on to the others in turn.

 

Tricast - A special bet operated on important races where the backer is required to forecast 1st, 2nd and 3rd in correct order.

 

Trixie - 3 selections, 4 bets - 3 doubles, 1 treble.

 

Yankee - 4 selections, 11 bets - 6 doubles, 4 trebles, 1 accumulator

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