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How do you read a racing form in Australia?
Letters are also used to indicate track and distance performance as outlined below.
- b = beaten favourite last start.
- t = won at track of today’s race.
- d = won at distance of today’s race.
- c = won at both course & distance of today’s race.
- w = won in wet conditions.
- n = won at a night meeting.
- h = racing on home track.
What does a Group 1 race mean?
Group races The highest level is a Group 1 race; these are the highlight events on the racing calendar. Group 1 races are a test of class and all the horses run off level weights but allowances are given for three-year-old horses against older horses and for fillies and mares against colts and geldings.
What is a Group 1 race in Australia?
Australian Group 1 Races are the premier races for thoroughbreds during the racing season in Australia.
What do the abbreviations in horse racing form mean?
P or PU – indicates the horse was pulled up by the jockey and did not complete the race. F – indicates the horse fell. R – indicates a horse refused. BD – indicates the horse was brought down by another runner. U or UR – indicates that the horse unseated its jockey.
What is a Group 3 race?
Group 1 – Minimum official rating of 115 (110 for 2 year olds) – Classics and other races of major international importance. Group 2 – Minimum official rating of 110 (105 for 2 year olds) – less important international races. Group 3 – Minimum official rating of 105 (100 for 2 year olds) – primarily domestic races.
What is a listed race in Australia?
Australia hosts an abundance of excellent thoroughbred races at both country and metropolitan tracks right across the country all year round, and the highest standard of racing is reflected in those events that the Australian Racing Board (ARB) awards Group status to.
What is G1 G2 G3 in horse racing?
Graded races are the premier stakes races, whereby a Grade 1 (G1), Grade 2 (G2) or Grade 3 (G3), designate the class of horses participating. The size of purse, amount of added money and the historical significance of the race also are determining factors in the grade status. Grade 1 (G1) is the highest designation.
What is P in horse racing form?
Form (horse racing)
|The position the horse finished in a race
|Pulled up (reined in as horse may be too tired/injured, or horse may just stop running)
What does P mean in racing?
P or PU – indicates the horse was pulled up by the jockey and did not complete the race. F – indicates the horse fell. R – indicates a horse refused. BD – indicates the horse was brought down by another runner.
What is a Listed race in Australia?
What are the specifications of the Australian national flag?
Under the Flags Act, the Australian National Flag must meet the following specifications: a large seven-pointed white star (six representing the six states of Australia and one representing the territories) in the centre of the lower quarter next the staff and pointing direct to the centre of St George’s Cross in the Union Flag;
What is the Order of precedence of Australian flags?
After the Australian National Flag, the order of precedence of flags is: national flag of other nations, state and territory flags, other Australian flags prescribed by the Flags Act 1953, ensigns and pennants. The flag should not be flown in a position inferior to any other flag or ensign and should not be smaller than any other flag or ensign.
What does the Australian flag look like with the cross?
The cross is replaced with the Southern Cross and the Commonwealth Star / Federation Star. Proclaimed as a flag of Australia in 1982. A field of air force blue with the Union Flag in the canton, the Commonwealth Star below the Union Flag with the Southern Cross in the fly and the RAAF roundel in the lower fly.
When did the Federation flag become the Australian flag?
Despite the new Australian Flags official use, from 1901 until the 1920s the Federation Flag remained the most popular Australian flag for public and even some official events.