Racing Glossary

The Runners page for a Race contains several sections that provide information about each Runner.




Other terms: AAP Ratings

Description: AAP Ratings are provided by Australian Associated Press and provide a quick glance comparison rating for each runner in a race. The rating is based on a variety information sources and calculated using a mathematical formula. 100 is the highest rating and represents the best credentialed runner in the race.

Source: Australian Associated Press (AAP). Entered by Raceday Admin or Raceday Control


Other terms: Results

Description: The final declared payment for each $1 outlay on runners and bet types that have earned a return on investment after official results are declared.

Source: Entered by Raceday Control


Other terms: Race Form, CDTW

Description: Basic form information about each runner's prior history at the current track, over the Race distance and in wet conditions.


Source: Data provided by RISA, controlled by Raceday Admin


Other Terms: Tote Odds

Description: The pari-mutuel totalisator system generates odds based on the total volume of bets placed on a runner relative to all other runners in the race. Odds change dynamically as the volume of wagers on the race increases. On, odds are refreshed every 30 seconds.


Source: Dynamically generated by the host system


Other terms: Pool Totals, Gross Pools

Description: The current total of each bet type pool being offered on the race. Changes dynamically as bets are made on the race and updates every 30 seconds


Source: Dynamically calculated by the host system

Fixed Price

Other terms: Prices, UBET or TattsBet prices, Offers, Proposition prices, Fixed Odds

Description: The Fixed Price columns show current Win and Place prices for fixed price offers. These prices are set by the book managers and are changing all the time as they adjust their prices based on betting activity, however the dividend you receive for a winning bet is the price that is shown when your bet is accepted.


Source: Set by the UBET Racing Book Managers


Other terms: Expert picks

Description: Tips from RadioTAB and other Expert Tipsters.  Usually there will at least be Tips from RadioTAB, but there may be tips from one other tipster for this meeting.  Tipsters provide their selections for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and sometimes 4th. Scratched runners are removed from the Tipster's selections. A "*" indicates the first selection should win, a "+" indicates that Each Way is recommended. Some races may not have any tips, or may have tips for fewer than 4 placegetters.  Tatts Group takes no responsibility for Tips given.

Source: Provided by RadioTAB and entered by Raceday Control