What does B form mean in greyhound racing?

What does B form mean in greyhound racing?

U.K. – B Grade – (B1 – B6) This grade prefix usually indicates to either a slightly shorter or longer middle-distance. As for the OR classification, that means “open race” meaning it is the highest level of racing in the UK. This does not mean that it is open to any participant.

Is greyhound racing banned in Western Australia?

Western Australian Government to ban greyhound racing in Western Australia. There are only three race tracks in Western Australia with just over 300 race meetings held annually, whereas NSW has over 30 tracks and over 1200 meetings annually.

What does whelped mean for greyhounds?

FSH – First start here. Whelped – Date of Birth. Weight – Weight of greyhound in kilos.

What is a racebook?

The racebook lists all races happening across the country (and sometimes internationally) on a raceday. At the top of each page you will be able to see what racecourse the race is being run at and what race number it is.

What are the different grades in greyhound racing?

12.1 Masters Racing consists of three Masters grades: (a) M1; (b) M2; and (c) M3. 12.2 All Masters Wins will be classified as Penalty Free when greyhounds return from Masters to Non Masters Events. 12.3 A greyhound is eligible to compete in Masters Events at the age of four years on the date of the Event.

What race are greyhounds?

There are two forms of greyhound racing, track racing (normally around an oval track) and coursing. Track racing uses an artificial lure (now based on a windsock) that travels ahead of the dogs on a rail until the greyhounds cross the finish line.

How do you pick a winning dog race?

Good draws win races Look for the races when the runner in trap one is the only railer – that’s a dog who prefers to run on the inside of the track. If every other dog has a ‘m’ for middle runner or ‘w’ for wide runner in brackets after its name, you’ve found the ideal race. It’s the quickest route to success.

Is greyhound racing still legal in Australia?

The ACT has banned greyhound racing. Sadly, nine out of ten dogs born into the greyhound industry are killed because they aren’t fast enough to win money. With Australians demanding an end to this cruel ‘sport’, a ban in the ACT was a big win for dogs and for people power.