Understand the races

Racing Terms

An A-Z of thoroughbred racing terms

The basics

An introduction to how racing works.

Flat and Jump Racing

The two disciplines and their different features.

A day at the races

How to prepare for a day at the races, what to expect, and things not to miss out on

Learn to read the programme

How to read the race programme and what does it mean?

The Main Events

What are the biggest races in the racing calendar, and what do they represent?

Find out more

Where to find the racing calendar, today’s racing, and latest news from the racing media.

Betting at the races

How to bet, the different bets available, the odds explained, and the mistakes to avoid…