Greyhound Racing

The greyhounds chase a "hare", a mechanical lure usually made of artificial bone. The hare starts about half a circuit behind the start. When it passes a point near the starting traps, it automatically triggers the gate, releases the greyhounds and the race begins. Should the greyhounds catch or overtake the hare, the race is declared void.

In the US, there are about 40 greyhound racing tracks operating in 12 different states. In England, there are approximately 32 greyhound racing stadiums.

In the US, greyhound racing wagers, like horse racing wagers, are referred to as Pari-Mutuel, meaning "to wager amongst ourselves" in French. American greyhound racing fans bet against and amongst one another, not against the greyhound racing track. Wagers, of a particular type, are placed together in a pool; taxes and a house take are removed, and payoff odds are calculated by sharing the pool among all placed bets.

In England, greyhound racing wagers are like sport wagers which have fixed odds. For example, the odds of greyhound #1 finishing first is at 4/1 (read "four-to-one" or "four-to-one against"). If greyhound #1 crosses the finish line first, the bettor makes a £400 profit on a £100 wager.

Pari-Mutuel betting differs from fixed odds betting in that the final payout is not determined until betting into the pool is closed. In fixed odds betting, the payout is agreed at the time the bet is placed.

The challenge of betting on greyhound races is to collect and analyze information and then make a sound judgment on which greyhound to bet on, what type of bet to place and how much to bet.

There is obviously no guaranteed way of finding winners, but for a newcomer to greyhound racing, the task must seem quite intimidating. Six greyhounds may all seem the same to the novice but there are many factors to take into consideration before risking any hard earned money.

Over the years, there have been all sorts of so called fail-proof winning statistical systems but the only way one can realistically hope to show a profit in greyhound racing is to study each and every greyhound's race card in any given race.

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Greyhound Racing Bet Types

  • Straight Bet or Single or Win Bet
    The first dog to cross the finish line wins. You collect only if your selection finishes first.

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

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

  • Across The Board
    You make three individual bets on one dog to Win, Place, and Show. If your selection wins, you collect on all three bets. If your selection runs second, you collect on Place and Show bets. If your selection runs third, you collect the Show bet. Your total wager will be three times the individual bet.

  • Quinella or Reverse Forecast
    The first two dogs to cross the finish line in any order.

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

  • Trifecta or Tricast or Treble Forecast
    The dogs finishing first, second and third place in EXACT ORDER.

  • Superfecta
    The first four dogs in their EXACT ORDER of finish.

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NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega

Scheduled | Sunday, April 21, 2024

Lenovo Chinese Grand Prix

FP1 | Final | Thursday, April 18, 2024

1 Lance Stroll
2 Oscar Piastri
3 Max Verstappen
4 Sergio PĆ©rez
5 Nico HĆ¼lkenberg
6 Kevin Magnussen
7 Esteban Ocon
8 Alexander Albon
9 Daniel Ricciardo
10 Valtteri Bottas
11 Zhou Guanyu
12 Yuki Tsunoda
13 Charles Leclerc
14 Carlos Sainz
15 Logan Sargeant
16 Lando Norris
17 George Russell
18 Lewis Hamilton
19 Fernando Alonso
20 Pierre Gasly

SS | Final | Friday, April 19, 2024

1 Lando Norris
2 Lewis Hamilton
3 Fernando Alonso
4 Max Verstappen
5 Carlos Sainz
6 Sergio PĆ©rez
7 Charles Leclerc
8 Oscar Piastri
9 Valtteri Bottas
10 Zhou Guanyu
11 George Russell
12 Kevin Magnussen
13 Nico HĆ¼lkenberg
14 Daniel Ricciardo
15 Lance Stroll
16 Pierre Gasly
17 Esteban Ocon
18 Alexander Albon
19 Yuki Tsunoda
20 Logan Sargeant

SR | Scheduled | Friday, April 19, 2024

Lando Norris
Lewis Hamilton
Fernando Alonso
Max Verstappen
Carlos Sainz
Sergio PĆ©rez
Charles Leclerc
Oscar Piastri
Valtteri Bottas
Zhou Guanyu
George Russell
Kevin Magnussen
Nico HĆ¼lkenberg
Daniel Ricciardo
Lance Stroll
Pierre Gasly
Esteban Ocon
Alexander Albon
Yuki Tsunoda
Logan Sargeant

Qual | Scheduled | Saturday, April 20, 2024

Race | Scheduled | Sunday, April 21, 2024