Betting Terminology

Check our betting glossary to get explanations around the main betting terms in the industry.

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Walk-over -

A walk-over occurs when only one participant runs in the race. In order to collect the prize money the participant must go through the normal procedure. For settling purposes the winner of a walk-over is considered to be a non-runner.

Win -

This is the term used to describe a 1st place finish.

Winning margin -

This is a bet to predict the winning margin of one team over another.

With the field -

This is having one horse linked with all the other horses in an event. It can apply to forecasts or in doubles.