Belle Vue Dogs

  1. The trap number the greyhound will run from and the colour of the vest it will wear.
  2. The name of the greyhound.

  3. The name of the greyhound’s owner.

  4. The name of the greyhound’s trainer

  5. The breeding information and age of the greyhound.

  6. The dates of the greyhound’s last races, with the most recent shown first.

  7. The distances those races were over – the abbreviation H after the distance means that it was a hurdles.

  8. The trap that the greyhound started from in each race
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  10. The split time, which represents the time it took for the greyhound to reach the finish line the first time (greyhounds normally cross the line twice in a race). This gives an insight into its starting speed. The split times are not shown where it was a handicap race, where the value of the handicap in distance (R5 equals a five metre headstart) is shown instead.

  11. The bend order, or splits, show the position the greyhound occupied during various stages of the race.

  12. The position the greyhound finished in.

  13. The distance by which the greyhound won or lost.

  14. The name of the winning greyhound, or if this dog won, the name of the greyhound that finished second.

  15. The track is only shown if it was not the current venue.

  16. The handicap details are only shown for handicap races, in which case the handicap of the winning dog (or second placed, as above) is listed.

  17. Remarks or comments which give an insight into how much interference the dog suffered during the race.

  18. The winning time of the race.

  19. The going or speed of the track. N is for normal, H is for heavy, and the numbers represent a suggested adjustment to the times, in hundredths of a second.

  20. The weight in Kilos of the greyhound.

  21. The starting price of the greyhound, as recorded by the SP compiler.

  22. The class of the race, with the lower numbers representing the tougher races. OR means that a race was open to greyhounds from other tracks. T stands for a trial, with subsequent numbers representing the previous number of races in which a dog has competed.

  23. The time that a dog finished the race in, taking into account any adjustments suggested for the going of the track on the day. Does not take into account any interference the dog suffered.