Bet 19 Handicapping
Bet 19 Glossary of Horse Racing Terms
Bet19.com Across The Board - (See 'Place') a bet on a horse to win, place or
show. Three wagers combined in one. If the horse wins, the player wins all three
wagers, if second, two, and if third, one.
Bet19.com Box - A wagering term denoting a combination bet whereby all possible
numeric combinations are covered.
Bet19.com Chalk - Wagering favorite in a race. Dates from the days when on-track
bookmakers would write current odds on a chalkboard.
Bet19.com Chalk Player - Bettor who wagers on favorites.
Bet19.com Daily Double - Type of wager calling for the selection of winners of two
consecutive races, usually the first and second. See 'Late Double'
Bet19.com Daily Triple or Pick Three - A wager where the bettor must select the
winner of three consecutive races.
Daily Racing Form - A daily newspaper containing racing information including
news, past performance data and handicapping.
Bet19.com Dead Heat - A tie. Two or more horses finishing equal in a race.
Bet19.com Even Money Bet (or Evens) - A 1:1 bet. A $10 wager wins $10.
Bet19.com Exacta - (Also, Perfecta) A wager that picks the first two finishers in a
race in the exact order of finish.
Bet19.com Exacta Box - A wager in which all possible combinations using a given
number of horses are covered.
Bet19.com Exotic (wager) - Any wager other than win, place or show.