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Greyhound Race Card

A race card is a printed program containing details about a greyhound race. It usually lists the scheduled race, the names of the greyhounds, and other pertinent race information. A race card helps bettors make an informed betting choice.

Move your mouse over the sample race card below to view a description of the information presented.
  • Set weight
    greyhound must weigh-in within 1 1/2 pounds of their set weight.
  • Racing Record
    number of (starts, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th). The second line is the greyhound's record at previous track. The last line is the greyhound's season purse totals.
  • Date of Race & Performance
    (A=Afternoon, E=Evening, S=Schooling).
  • Track Condition
    F=Fast (normal), W=Wet (standing water), S=Slow (muddy).
  • Post Position
    number dog is wearing in race/start box position.
  • Position at different points
    after the break, at the first call, and top of the stretch.
  • Finish Position & Lengths
    margin of victory or defeat in lengths.
  • Race Grade
    M=Maiden, D, C, B, A, AA.


GREYHOUND BETTING TIPS
There are four main considerations in betting on greyhound racing. These are: class, current form, early speed, and trap draw.
GREYHOUND RACING TRIVIA
An average greyhound normally weighs between 65 to 75 pounds. The greyhound is the fastest breed of dog. It can reach a top speed of 45 miles per hour and can average more than 30 miles per hour for distances up to one mile.
GREYHOUND RACING FAQs
Why do greyhounds wear muzzles?
Greyhounds wear muzzles while racing to protect the them from injury. The muzzles prevent them from fighting during the race. Muzzles also help in identifying the winner of close photo-finish races.