UK Dog Racing

Dog Racing Dictionary

Win
The first dog to cross the finish line wins. You only collect if your dog finishes first.

Place
The second dog to cross the finish line places. You collect only if your dog comes first or second.

Show
The third greyhound to cross the finish line shows. You collect only if your dog comes first, second or third.

Exacta, Forecast or Perfecta
The first two dogs to cross the finish line in EXACT order.

Pick 3
Select the winner of three consecutive races. In the Pick 3, you pick the greyhounds that finish first, in 3 designated races. Betting must be completed prior to the close of the window for the race of the first leg of the Pick 3 wager. When placing this wager, tell the teller or select the box on the web form indicating you wish to play a Pick 3, then give the numbers of the greyhounds you choose to place first in each of the races.

Quinella or Reverse Forecast
The first two dogs to cross the finish line in any order. In the Quinella, you select two greyhounds to finish first and second. You collect the if your selections finish first and second, regardless which order they finish. For example, if you played a Quinella on dogs 1 and 6, you win if the greyhounds finish 1 then 6 or 6 then 1.

Double Quinella
The winning Quinella combinations in two consecutive races. This is a Quinella but for two races, so you must have the correct top two dogs in both races. It doesn't matter what order they finish in the races, as long as they are the top two placed dogs.

Daily Double
Winners of the 1st and 2nd races. Select the winning dogs in the first two races of the day, to collect on the daily double.

Trifecta or Trio
The dogs finishing first, second and third place in EXACT ORDER. In the trifecta, you select three greyhounds to finish first, second and third. You collect on the trifecta if your selections finish first, second and third in the exact order you specified on your betting slip.

Superfecta
The first four dogs in their EXACT ORDER of finish. The Superfecta is correctly choosing the first four dogs finishing in exact order. In order to win this bet, the bettor must correctly predict the first four greyhounds as they cross the finish line.


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