CHARTFORM EXPLAINER

The Sportsman Special Issue - - 60 -

1. the TAB num­ber.

2. 000s for the past six starts.

3. the horse name with the of­fi­cial rat­ing from the hand­i­cap­per in brack­ets (Note. Maiden races do not carry rat­ings)

4. age and sex of the run­ner.

5. the bar­rier from which your horse will start.

6. the weight your horse has been al­lot­ted by the hand­i­cap­per.

7. the Zip­form hand­i­cap rat­ing. H in­di­cates top-rated run­ner.

8. Class. A list­ing to tell you at a glance, whether your horse is up or down in class. The key is: U- up in class on last run. D- down in class on last run. S- rac­ing in the same class as last run. F- first starter.

9. Speed statis­tics. A list­ing to tell you at a glance here your horse will be in the run. L - leads. H - races handy. B- gets back.

10 the num­ber of starts your horse has had to date.

11. the num­ber of wins your horse has achieved.

12. the per­cent­age that rep­re­sents in re­la­tion to starts.

13. the num­ber of times your horse has fin­ished in the plac­ings (in­clud­ing wins).

14. the per­cent­age that rep­re­sents in re­la­tion to starts.

15. the av­er­age prize­money your horse has achieved ev­ery start to start.

16. the day since your horse last raced.

17. its record at the course (starts, wins, sec­onds and thirds).

18. its record at the dis­tance (starts, wins, sec­onds and thirds).

19. It’s record at the track and dis­tance (starts, wins, sec­onds and thirds)

20. its record on good tracks (starts, wins, sec­onds and thirds.

21. its record on dead tracks (starts, wins, sec­onds and thirds).

22. its record on slow tracks (starts, wins, sec­onds and thirds).

23. its record on heavy tracks (starts, wins, sec­onds and thirds).

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