What is a Grade 3 stakes race?

What is a Grade 3 stakes race?

The following factors are used to determine if a horse race is eligible to be a graded stakes race: Minimum purse requirement of $75,000.00. For a grade III $100,000, for a grade II $200,000, for a grade I $300,000. Consistency of the race. The race has been run for two years under similar conditions.

What is the difference between a grade 1 and grade 2 horse race?

Grade 2 races These are a step down from Grade 1 races but are still thrilling to watch and bet on. Grade 2 races are known as ‘weight-for-ages’ races as horses do carry weight depending on their age or previous victories, but the range is limited.

What is a Grade 1 stakes race?

The largest races are Grade I. The committee uses as criteria for the grading: Purse Requirement: That the race has a purse of more than $75,000. Longevity: That the race has been run for two years under the same conditions.

What does G3 mean in horse racing?

G3) Grade 3 stakes. Suburban H. (G1) The “H” stands for handicap and means that the amount of weight each horse carries in the race is assigned by the Racing Secretary or Track Handicapper.

What does bt mean in horse racing?

Crownbet’s Best Tote Plus (BT )

What is a Grade 1 horse?

Group One, Group 1, Grade I or G1 is the term used for the highest level of Thoroughbred and Standardbred stakes races in many countries. To attain or maintain a Group One status, the average rating for the first four finishers in the race must be 115 or higher over a three-year period.

What is a G1 race?

What does place Md mean?

Midi Div (MD) Midi Div means you will get the middle return out of the Three TABs for all Win, Place and Each Way wagers on Harness, Greyhound, Australian Country and International thoroughbred meetings.

What does NK mean in horse racing?


Margin Abbreviation
Nose ns
Head hd
Neck nk
Half a length 1/2

Are Grade 1 races handicapped?

Class 1 races feature the best Flat horses in the UK and are listed handicap runs, while Class 7s offer less prestigious races. What’s important for racing betting fans, however, is not the quality of the race but the competitiveness of the field. You can read more about different ratings in horse racing here!

What is a graded stakes in horse racing?

A graded stakes race is a term applied by the American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association to thoroughbred horse races in the United States and Canada to describe races that derive their name from the stake, or entry fee, owners must pay.

Where can I Bet graded stakes in 2021?

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What is the horse racing grading system in Canada?

In Canada, a similar grading system is maintained by the Jockey Club of Canada. Graded stakes races are similar to Group races in Europe but the grading is more dynamic in North America. The grading system was designed in 1973 and first published in 1974.

What is the Toba American Graded stakes committee?

The TOBA American Graded Stakes Committee is composed of 11 members: six TOBA Members, appointed by TOBA’s chairman and confirmed by its trustees, with rotating three-year terms three of which may be consecutive and five Racing Official Members, elected by the six TOBA Members, with three-year terms three of which may be consecutive.