When the race is opened for entries the British Horseracing Authority sets down the maximum weight a horse can carry.
Betting for Beginners
The Tote is a horse racing pool and does not offer fixed odds. All the money that is bet is added to the pool and winning bets are paid from it. There is far more to Tote betting that placing win and each way bets, though of course you can do this. Here we will …
There are a number of alternative ways to bet on the horse racing results and in this article we will outline betting on a win (a straight bet) and betting each way.