Betting Rules

Horse Race Betting Rules as at 01/01/2016

 

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OPERATIONAL RULES OF BETTING: TOTALISATOR

 

CHAPTER 1 – DEFINITIONS

CHAPTER 2 – GENERAL

CHAPTER 3 – FRACTIONAL BETTING

CHAPTER 4 – UNIT OF BETTING & MINIMUM BET LIMITS

CHAPTER 5 – BETS ON HORSE RACING
5.1 – WIN POOL
5.2 – PLACE POOL
5.3 – EXACTA POOL
5.4 – SWINGER POOL
5.5 – DOUBLE POOL
5.6 – TRIFECTA POOL
5.7 – QUARTET POOL
5.8 – PICK 3 POOL
5.9 – PICK 4 (JACKPOT)
5.10 – PICK 6 POOL
5.11 – PICK 7 POOL
5.12 – PICK 8 POOL
5.13 – PICK 9 POOL
5.14 – PLACE ACCUMULATOR POOL
5.15 – ALL-TO-COME POOL
5.16 – SUPERFECTA POOL
5.17 – BIPOT POOL

CHAPTER 6 – POOL OPERATING COMMISSIONS

 

CHAPTER 1 – DEFINITIONS
In these rules, unless inconsistent with the context, the singular shall include the plural
and vice versa and the male shall include the female.

 

1.1. BET SLIP: shall mean the official bet slip issued by the Operator for the purpose of
selecting pools, horse combinations and sport results or other predictions which are to be
read by the ticket issuing machines.

 

1.2. BOX: shall mean that mode of betting where selected horses or sport results are
permutated all ways in relation to the type of bet and applies to, amongst others, the
following pools: Swinger, Exacta, Trifecta and Quartet

 

1.3. CARDED: shall mean that any horse appearing as an entry, or Reserve runner, in the
official race card, regardless of whether it was scratched before or after the race card had
been printed, shall be considered to be carded.

 

1.4. COMMINGLING: The amalgamation of defined betting pools within a pre-determined
community of wagering or betting entities and the declaration of a common dividend within
that community. Host tote rules apply in commingled pools

 

1.5. CUSTOMER: shall mean a person who places a bet with a licensed OPERATOR. The
words punter/investor/bettor shall have a similar meaning.

 

1.6. DIVIDEND: shall mean the money declared to be paid to holders of winning tickets in
respect of each unit bet calculated in accordance with these rules as they apply to each
form of betting.

 

1.7. EACH WAY: shall mean a win and place bet on one horse issued on the same ticket.

 

1.8. EVENT: shall mean a sport event or any lawful contingency on which betting is
allowed.

 

1.9. EMPLOYEE: shall mean a person acting as such, whether in a permanent or
temporary capacity, on behalf of the Operator.

 

1.10 – Removed 01/01/2016

 

1.11. GROSS POOL: shall mean the total money received in respect of a betting pool

 

1.12. HOST JURISDICTION: shall mean the jurisdiction where the commingled betting
pools are hosted on an event.

 

1.13. LSE: shall mean the London Stock Exchange

 

1.14. LEG: shall mean each nominated race or event in those forms of betting where
selections are required in more than one race or event. Each nominated race or event is
termed a leg. The first of the nominated races or events to be run is the 1st Leg. The
second of the nominated races or events to be run is the 2nd Leg and so on, depending on
the number of races or events incorporated in a particular bet type.

 

1.15. MINOR: shall mean a person under the age of eighteen years.

 

1.16. NATIONAL HORSERACING AUTHORITY (“NHA”): shall mean an association
consisting of representatives of the horseracing industry tasked with the supervision or
officiation of the physical horseracing events.

 

1.17. NET POOL: shall mean the Gross Pool less Statutory or permissible Deductions.

 

1.18. OFFICIAL: shall mean a person acting as such, whether in a permanent or
temporary capacity, on behalf of the Operator.

 

1.19. OFFICIAL RESULT: shall mean the official announcement and publication of the
official results or outcome of the event signalling the dividend shall be paid in terms
thereof. This includes any rectified or amended result by the Operator post initial
announcement and publication.

 

1.20. OPERATOR: shall mean a company or other entity, including its subsidiaries or
lawful agents whether a Club or otherwise, licensed to conduct a totalisator betting
system.

 

1.21. RACE/EVENT CARD: shall mean the official card issued by the Operator for a
specific race meeting, race meetings or event, listing the participants and other relevant
information relating to the event.

 

1.22. RESERVE RUNNER: shall mean that horse that has been carded in the official race
card as a replacement horse for any horse which may be scratched from such race before
a particular time. This horse retains its carded number and forms part of the carded field.

 

1.23. RULES: shall mean the Operational Betting Rules: Totalisator herein contained, as
amended from time to time hereafter.

 

1.24. RUNNER: shall mean a horse or participant in a race or event which has not been
withdrawn before or after the start of such race or event.

 

1.25. SPOT PRICE: shall mean the price of a commodity, a security or a currency that is
quoted for immediate (spot) settlement (payment and delivery).

 

1.26. STEWARD: shall mean a person employed by or acting on behalf of NHA.

 

1.27. TICKET ISSUED: shall mean an official betting ticket issued subject to the
provisions of these rules.

 

1.28. TOTE FAVOURITE: Is the individual horse on which the most number of win units
has been taken. Should two or more horses have exactly the same number of units
wagered on them, Joint Favourites shall be declared.

 

1.29. TRADING WEEK: The trading week for purposes of these rules is the five (5) weekday
period commencing at 9am on a Monday and closing at 6pm on a Friday, during which
trading takes place on the LSE or any period determined by the LSE.

 

1.30. VALID TICKET: No ticket shall be valid unless it is issued from an operative
terminal on official ticket paper and contains the following minimum information relating to
the venue, event, selection, bet type, amount staked, date and ticket number.

 

1.31. VALID TICKET HOLDER: is the person who presents a valid ticket for payment.

 

CHAPTER 2 – GENERAL

 

2.1 APPLICABILITY OF RULES:

 

2.1.1 These rules shall apply to bets on horse races, sporting events or any lawful
contingency placed with or through the Totalisator [“Operator”] or through any outlet
authorised by the Operator as the case may be, provided that, they have been approved
by the Provincial Licensing Authority(“PLA”) having jurisdiction over the totalisator
operator.

 

2.1.2. In so far as any rule may relate to a specific totalisator pool such rule shall be
applicable only if the Operator offers such pool.

 

2.1.3. Horseracing is conducted subject to the rules of the National Horseracing Authority
and any other condition(s) imposed by the PLA.

 

2.1.4. These rules cover all bets on events hosted by the Operators in the Isle of Man, and
do not apply to events hosted in foreign jurisdictions. The rules of the foreign host
jurisdiction shall be applied when betting into such foreign pools (commingling), provided
that these foreign host rules have been forwarded by the relevant Operator to each of the
PLAs and are made available in advance to customers wishing to place a bet. The
Operators must ensure that new foreign bets are clearly explained and any differences are
clearly highlighted and published.

 

2.1.5. These rules do not constitute an offer by the totalisator operators to any person to
place a bet on the totalisator and accordingly, the totalisator operators shall not be obliged
to offer any bet type provided for in these rules at any particular race meeting or for any
particular horse race, sporting event or lawful contingency.

 

2.2 TAX AND COMMISSION: Deductions as stipulated by the relevant provincial or
national legislation as laid down from time to time shall be deducted from every gross pool
before the calculation of any dividend.

 

2.3 BRACKETED HORSES:

 

2.3.1 Whenever in any race, a trainer has two or more horses carded (including Reserve
runners) such horses shall be bracketed or coupled on the Totalisator for the Pick 6, 7, 8
and 9 Pools only.

 

2.3.2 Subject to the provisions of these rules, whenever a bracketed horse wins a race, all
the horses in the bracket shall qualify for the purpose of the calculation and payment of
Pick 6, 7, 8 and 9 dividends, unless stated otherwise.

 

2.3.3 In the event of one or more horses within a bracket being scratched such horse/s
shall be substituted with the highest placed horse in the order of finish of either;

 

2.3.3.1 the totalisator favourite or

 

2.3.3.2 the remaining horse/s within the bracket.

 

2.3.4 The change in the trainer of a horse after the printing of the race card shall not be
recognised for the purpose of bracketing of horses. The status prior to the change will
remain.

 

2.4 REFUNDS FOR HORSERACING BETS:

 

2.4.1 Whenever a horse is withdrawn from a race before or after coming under starter’s
orders, or if one or more of the starting gates do not open, thus preventing a fair start; the
horse shall be deemed to be scratched and the money wagered on such horse in any Win,
Place, Exacta, Quartet, Swinger, Trifecta or pool shall, subject to the provisions of these
rules, be refundable to the customer. If for any reason whatsoever a race, race meetings
or event is abandoned or cancelled, a full refund of the total stake wagered shall be made
as provided for in the refund provision for each bet type.

 

2.4.1.1 A refund shall only be made on presentation of a valid ticket bearing the number
of the scratched horse.

 

2.4.2 Change of venue or track
Where the venue of a race or track is changed from that originally advertised, the bets
shall stand and pools carried over. Refunds shall be entertained on customer request,
unless the race is abandoned, in which case the provisions of rule 2.4.1 shall apply.

 

2.4.3 Postponement of an event
Where a race advertised to be run on a certain date is postponed to any future date –

 

2.4.3.1 within 48 hours after the original advertised date at the same venue, the bet shall
stand.

 

2.4.3.2 more than 48 hours after its initial scheduling, the race shall be deemed to have
been abandoned for betting purposes and the provisions of rule 2.4.1 shall apply.

 

2.4.3.2 However, the Operator may, at any time within the period mentioned above,
abandon the race and provisions of rule 2.4.1 shall apply

 

2.5 DIVIDENDS:

 

2.5.1 All unit bet dividends shall be calculated to the completed R0-10 and any balance
remaining after such calculation shall accrue to and become the property of the Operator
as the case maybe.

 

2.5.2 Fractional bet dividends shall be calculated by multiplying the unit bet dividend by
the percentage of the unit bet purchased and rounded down to the nearest cent. This
resultant dividend is then multiplied by the number of times that the bet is won and
rounded down to the nearest R0-10. Any balance remaining shall accrue to the Operator
as the case maybe.

 

2.6 LOST OR MUTILATED TICKETS: No claim shall be recognised or entertained in
respect of a lost or mutilated ticket unless the Operator in its internal control procedures
provides otherwise.

 

2.7 PRESCRIPTION:

 

2.7.1 No claim for payment of a dividend or for refund shall be admitted unless made
within the period prescribed (in the relevant legislation) of the date of issue of the ticket,
unless the Operator in its internal control procedures provides otherwise.

 

2.7.2 Monies unclaimed within the prescribed period after the date of issue of a ticket shall
be forfeited and accrue to and become the property of the Operator subject to payment of
the prescribed tax.

 

2.8 PAYMENT OF DIVIDENDS: Subject to the provisions of these rules, payment of
dividends shall commence as soon as possible after each race or event has been decided,
results confirmed and declared “official” . The Operator will amend the dividend as a result
of rectified or amended official result, or rectified dividend calculation and pay such
corrected dividend, in which case a customer shall not have a claim to a previously
incorrectly declared dividend.

 

2.9 OBJECTIONS: Whenever an objection against the result of a race has been lodged,
any payments shall be made in accordance with the decisions of the race meeting Officials
or Stewards.

 

2.10 COMPLAINTS: No complaint either in regard to the correctness of a ticket, the
correctness of change or the payment of a dividend shall be entertained unless it is made
before the complainant leaves the teller/Operator’s window.

 

2.11 MINORS: No bet may be made by or on behalf of a minor and no dividend shall be
paid to a minor or to anyone on behalf of a minor.

 

2.12 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: The Operator or any Steward, Official, Member,
Independent Authorised Contractor, Agent or Employee shall not be liable for damages
resulting from any breach of contract or any act relating in any way to totalisator betting
for which they are responsible either directly, indirectly, vicariously or in any way, and in
particular none of the aforementioned shall be liable in damages either directly, indirectly,
vicariously or in any other way for loss, destruction or disappearance of any original
betting ticket, or for any error made by any of the aforesaid persons, subject to Rule 2.24

 

2.13 CLOSING TIMES OF POOLS: Bets must either be accepted by the wagering system
of the Operator before the stated closing time or when the wagering system closes for the
purposes of accepting bets for the particular pool for which the bet is placed. A bet cannot
be accepted after the result of the event is known, if a wagering system of the operator
erroneously accepts a bet in this circumstance the bet would be refunded.

 

2.14 PROHIBITION OF STAFF BETTING: No employee, whether permanent or
temporary of the Operator is entitled to participate, either directly or indirectly, in any way
whatsoever in any totalisator pool or dividend while on duty, subject to the relevant
provincial legislation.

 

2.15 CONFIDENTIAL: Information and details gained with regard to any type of betting
transaction are strictly confidential and no employee of the Operator may divulge such
information unless in the course of duty.

 

2.16 ONUS ON CUSTOMER AND WAIVER OF CLAIM: The onus is on the customer to
ensure that a bet slip is correctly completed and that the ticket issued corresponds with
the selections requested on that bet slip or in the case of a verbal bet that such ticket
issued corresponds to the bet called by the said customer or in the case of a telephone bet
that the bet called back by the Operator corresponds to the bet called by the said
customer. The Operator shall prominently display this requirement at all of its betting
outlets.

 

2.16.1 The customer shall not have any claim arising out of any error made by the
Operator and the customer’s failure to comply with the provision of Rule 2.16 and subject
to Rule 2.24.

 

2.17 ASSISTANCE BY STAFF: Staff who offer any advice on betting and/or assistance to
customers in the completion of any bet slip or in the issue of any ticket in accordance with
these Rules, shall not be liable for failure to comply with the requirements of such
customer, nor shall any claim lie against the Operator.

 

2.17.1 The Operator likewise is not bound contractually for any default or omission caused
by any member of staff dealing with a customer.

 

2.18 EQUIPMENT FAILURE: In the event of breakdown in any equipment, device or
means of communication employed by the Operator for processing bets, the Operator may
declare the favourite for the race (based on the dividends at the time of such failure) and
such dividend or refund as may be appropriate in the circumstances having regard to the
information available.

 

2.19 LOG TAPE OR AUDIT FILES:

 

2.19.1 The only admissible evidence to a betting transaction shall be the record of the
original transaction contained on the log tape or audit files of the approved wagering
system of the Operator.

 

2.19.2 In the event of a discrepancy existing between the bet details printed on the ticket
issued and the aforementioned logged records the bet details reflected in the records shall
prevail, subject to Rule 2.24.

 

2.20. MINIMUM GUARANTEED DIVIDENDS: There is a minimum guaranteed dividend,
for all bet types, equal to the unit of wager as provided for in Chapter 4 except where a
dead heat results in more winning combinations than otherwise contemplated. However,
the exception shall not apply to runners not affected by the deadheat.

 

2.21 MORE THAN 20 RUNNERS: Where there is a field in excess of 20 runners, all
runners bearing the number 20 and higher are treated as a single runner (bearing the
number 20, even if the runner actually bearing the number 20 is scratched), and,
notwithstanding the official result, all such runners are deemed to finish in the place that
the first of such runners finishes, unless otherwise specified by Operator.

 

2.22 OBLIGATIONS: Customers shall be obliged to comply with any laws or conditions
pertaining to payment of dividends including the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 38 of
2001.

 

2.23 RULES PERTAINING TO BETTING THROUGH INTERACTIVE WAGERING
SYSTEMS, INCLUDING TELEPHONE, ON-LINE, GPRS AND OTHER TECHNOLOGY
FACILITATED BETTING:

 

2.23.1 All telephone, on-line, GPRS and other technology facilitated betting transactions
are subject to these Rules as amended from time to time.

 

2.23.2 A customer must have an active account with the Operator in order to transact
through telephone, on-line, GPRS and other technology facilitated betting wagering
systems.

 

2.23.3 CALLING OF BETS: After the placing of a bet through a telephone, the Operator
or consultant shall orally confirm what he has keyed in and obtain authority from the
customer to transmit the bet to the system.

 

2.23.4 If the customer does not query or rectify the oral confirmation of the bet he is
deemed to have accepted the details as called back by the Operator or consultant as being
correct and becomes bound by the call back.

 

2.23.5 ALTERATION OF BETS: No bets may be altered after they have been accepted.

 

2.23.6 DIVIDENDS: shall be credited to the customer’s account with the Operator as
soon as possible after being declared “Official”.

 

2.23.7 REFUNDS: Refunds in respect of scratchings are credited to the customer’s
account by the Operator at the same time as dividends are paid.

 

2.23.8 COMMUNICATION FAILURE-WAIVER OF CLAIMS: The customer shall not have
any claim of any nature against Operator and/or any of its employees arising from a failure
to accept his/her bets because of delays caused by a breakdown in the telephone system
and/or other telecommunication system for whatever reason.

 

2.23.9 SYSTEM UNAVAILABLE: Bets can only be accepted whilst the approved wagering
system is operative.

 

2.23.10 RECORDING EQUIPMENT AND WAIVER OF RIGHTS:

 

2.23.10.1 For the protection of the customers all telephone transactions shall be
recorded.

 

2.23.10.2 The recording shall be retained for a minimum period of 14 days following
the race meeting or event, before being erased. In the event of a dispute being
lodged the Operator shall retain the recordings until the dispute has been resolved.

 

2.23.10.3 Disputes regarding account balances and betting transactions must be
made in writing within 14 days of the race meeting or event concerned. The
customer shall not have a claim once this period has elapsed and the dispute has not
been raised.

 

2.23.11 SECURITY:

 

2.23.11.1 The customer’s security or personal identification code must prevent
unauthorised use of his account and must not be divulged to other parties.

 

2.23.11.2 The customer shall immediately notify the Operator should he lose his account details.

 

2.23.11.3 No betting transaction or withdrawal from an account is permitted unless
the customer provides his security or personal identification code or any detail
required by the Operator for verification purposes.

 

2.23.12 UNAUTHORISED USE OF ACCOUNT: The Operator shall not be liable for any
loss incurred by a customer due to the unauthorised use of his account.

 

2.23.13 TERMINATION OF ACCOUNT: The Operator shall be entitled to terminate the
Operator contract or account with immediate effect at its sole discretion. The customer
shall not have any claim of whatsoever nature against Operator arising out of the lawful
cancellation of such contract or account other than to claim a refund of the money
outstanding to the credit of his account.

 

2.24 DISPUTES: Subject to the provisions of applicable provincial or national legislation,
gambling or otherwise, the Operator shall decide on any dispute arising in any way
whatsoever from the running of the totalisator betting transactions. For this purpose, the
Operator shall be entitled to conduct an inquiry, which the complainant shall be obliged to
attend, answer questions and be entitled to be heard, make representations and call
witnesses.

 

2.24.1. Any dispute that remains unresolved may be referred to the relevant PLA.

 

2.25. ACCOUNT WITHDRAWALS: Customers shall only be authorised by the Operator to
make withdrawals on the effects of their dividend(s) and not their deposits. The only
exception to this rule shall be on final closure of the account by the customer.

 

2.26. OFFICIAL RESULTS: The result of a race shall be official when they are declared as
such in terms of these rules, that is when the All Clear is declared by the racetrack and the
“Official result” is announced by the Operator.

 

2.27 AVAILABILITY AND BINDING EFFECT OF RULES

 

2.27.1. These rules shall be published and made available to the customer. It is the
responsibility of the customer to make himself or herself familiar with the amendments to
these rules.

 

2.27.2. A customer who places bets or claims to have placed bets on the totalisator shall
be deemed to have read these rules and to have agreed to be bound by these rules
including any other rule(s) or condition (s) which may apply to the event or bet or
contingency in question.

 

2.28. DORMANT ACCOUNT: If a customer has not transacted on or made claim on a
deposit made into a betting account held with the Operator, the customer will lose claim to
this money after a period of three years. This money shall be forfeited by the customer to
the Operator and declared as income.

 

2.29. EXCLUSION OR BANNING OF PERSONS FROM BETTING:

 

2.29.1. The Operator reserves the right to exclude or ban any person or group of persons
or his, her or their agent from betting or placing bets in any or all of its pools if bets placed
by such a person or group of persons is believed to threaten the integrity of any of its
pools or products or reputation through any of his, her or their actions. This shall also
apply, but not limited, to instances where the operator is of the view that such a person/s
or his, her or their agent’s action(s) may undermine or manipulate any of the pools,
results or dividends.

 

2.29.2. In the event that a person, excluded or banned in terms of these provisions,
manages to place any bet with the operator despite the banning or exclusion, whether
direct or indirectly, whether in person or through an agent, the Operator will neither refund
such a bet nor pay a dividend if such a bet is a winning bet and the Operator reserves the
right to institute any action it deems necessary against any such person, group of persons
and/or his, her or their agent.

 

CHAPTER 3 – FRACTIONAL BETTING

 

3.1. PURPOSE: Fractional betting allows the purchase of a portion of a bet, or a bet a
number of times, i.e. a fraction greater than 1.

 

3.2. APPLICATION: Fractional betting is available on the bet types listed in 3.3 and the
totalisator Rules applicable to these bet types apply to their use in fractional betting, and is
offered from all betting terminals including telephone, on-line, GPRS, and other technology
facilitated betting.

 

3.3. METHOD OF PURCHASE: Subject to the provisions of Rule 4.2 Fractional betting
shall apply to the following bet types: Pick 4 (Jackpot), Pick 6, Place Accumulator, Trifecta,
Quartet, Pick 7, Pick 8, Pick 9 and Soccer 13, unless otherwise specified by Operator.
The Operator must ensure that the wagering system is capable of:

 

3.3.1. Determining the value of the bet by multiplying the horse selection (i.e.
number of bets) by the unit of betting for that particular bet type.

 

3.3.2. Comparing the amount of money wagered with the value of the bet at the
unit of betting as in 3.3.1 above. The resultant percentage is then applied to the unit
of betting and rounded down to the nearest cent. Thus arriving at the fractional
value of each bet unit purchased, i.e. the base unit of betting.

 

3.3.3. Multiplying this base unit of betting with the number of bets taken to
determine actual cost of bet. This shall be rounded up to the nearest R0, 10.

 

3.3.4. Adding the difference between the actual cost of the bet and the money paid
(rounded up to the next R0, 10) to the gross pool for that particular bet type.

 

3.3.5. Printing a bet ticket and in addition to the bet details normally printed,
showing the percentage of the total bet purchased if less than 100%. If the bet
purchased is more than a unit then the ticket shall show the number of times the bet
is purchased and any fraction in excess of the whole number shall be shown as a
percentage of the unit of betting.

 

CHAPTER 4 – UNIT OF BETTING & MINIMUM BET LIMITS

 

4.1. UNIT OF BETTING: The unit of betting for each pool is R1-00 with the exceptions of:
commingled pools (which may vary as a result of the prevailing exchange rates), Soccer 6;
Soccer 4; Soccer 2; Rugby 4 and Rugby 2 for which the unit of betting shall be R6-00; the
Soccer 10 for which the unit of betting shall be R2-00; Rugby 5 for which the unit of
betting shall be R10-00; and the Sports Cocktail for which the unit of betting shall be R10.
The Operator may amend the unit of betting on any pool or bet from time to time.

 

4.2. MINIMUM BET: The minimum bet on all pools may differ from outlet to outlet and
shall be as prescribed by the Operator and amended from time to time. Such minimum bet
shall be clearly displayed in each outlet, and these prescribed levels may be subject to
review by the Provincial Licensing Authorities from time to time.

 

4.2.1. This minimum bet would apply irrespective of whether a bet is accepted at the full
unit of betting or accepted at a fraction of a unit of betting in terms of these Rules.

 

4.2.2. The minimum bet shall only apply to the total cost in respect of permutation, box
and floating banker bets. Examples of these are:
600 bet combinations at R0.01 per bet (a fractional bet) shall cost R6-00 and is
permitted where the minimum for the outlet is R6-00 or 300 bet combinations at
R0.01 per bet (a fractional bet) shall cost R3-00 and is permitted where the
minimum for the outlet is R3-00.
60 bet combinations at R0.10 per bet (fractional betting) shall cost R6-00 and is
permitted where the minimum for the outlet is R6-00 or 30 bet combinations at
R0.10 per bet (fractional betting) shall cost R3-00 and is permitted where the
minimum for the outlet is R3-00.
A 3-horse swinger box costing R3-00 shall have to be taken twice where the
minimum for the outlet is R6-00.
A 2-horse exacta boxed costing R2-00 has to be taken 3 times where the minimum
for the outlet is R6-00.

 

4.2.3. The minimum bet shall apply to each Win, Place, Double, Exacta or Swinger bet
taken. If more than one bet is taken at the same time, the minimum shall apply to each
bet.

 

4.2.4. The minimum each way bet, in effect a win and place bet on the same horse, shall
cost R6-00 – in other words a R3-00 win and a R3-00 place bet, where the minimum in the
outlet is R6-00.

 

CHAPTER 5 – HORSERACING BETS

 

5.1 WIN POOL

 

5.1.1 PURPOSE: The purpose is to select the winner of a specified race.

 

5.1.2 UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.1.3 BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to this pool.

 

5.1.4. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND: The dividend shall be determined by dividing the
net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning horse.

 

5.1.5. DEAD HEAT:

 

5.1.5.1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 5.1.4. whenever two or more horses dead
heat the dividend payable shall be calculated in the following manner:

 

5.1.5.1.1 The net pool shall be divided into as many equal portions as there are dead
heaters and each resultant portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets
wagered on the individual dead heaters.

 

5.1.5.2. In the event of there being no winning ticket on one of the dead heaters that
portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and dealt with in terms of Rule 5.1.6.

 

5.1.6. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on the winning horse the
net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net win pool selected at the sole discretion
of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry forward is made within one month
of the original pool.

 

5.2 – PLACE POOL

 

5.2.1. PURPOSE: The purpose is to select a horse placed first, second, third or fourth in a
specified race, subject to the provisions of rules 5.2.3.3.

 

5.2.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.2.3. PLACE BETTING: Whenever there are –

 

5.2.3.1. Eight to fifteen runners, dividends shall be paid in respect of the horses
placed first, second and third.

 

5.2.3.2. Sixteen or more runners, dividends shall be paid in respect of the horses
placed first, second, third and fourth.

 

5.2.3.3. The Operators may offer place pools in races with less or more runners
than specified in 5.2.3.1 and 5.2.3.2 above. For instance, a place pool may be
offered on races with six or seven runners, where dividends will be paid in respect of
the horses placed first and second or offer dividends for more than four places in
selected races or events.

 

5.2.4. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND: The net pool shall be divided into as many equal
portions as there are placed horses in terms of Rule 5.2.3. The portions shall be divided
respectively by the number of unit bets on each of the placed horses and the results so
obtained shall be the dividend payable subject to the provisions of Rule 5.2.5.

 

5.2.5. DEAD HEAT:

 

5.2.5.1. For the purpose of the calculation of dividends, horses dead heating for first place
shall be deemed to have filled the first and second places, horses dead heating for second
place to have filled the second and third places, horses dead heating for third to have filled
third and fourth places and horses dead heating for fourth to have filled fourth place
jointly.

 

5.2.5.2. Whenever a dead heat between two horses results in the payment of more place
dividends than is provided for in Rule 5.2.3, the dividends payable shall be calculated as
follows:

 

5.2.5.2.1. the net pool shall be divided into so many equal portions as, but for the
dead heat, there would have been places in terms of Rule 5.2.3.

 

5.2.5.2.2. the dividends on the horses not involved in the dead heat shall be
calculated as provided for in Rule 5.2.4.

 

5.2.5.2.3. The remaining portion shall be divided into two equal parts, which shall
respectively be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the horses in the dead
heat.

 

5.2.5.3. Should there be three horses in a dead heat, the dividends payable in respect of
the dead heating horses shall be calculated as provided for in Rule 5.2.5.2 save that the
money available for distribution among holders of tickets on the dead heating horses shall
be divided into three equal parts.

 

5.2.6. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the placed
horses, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net place pool selected at the
sole discretion of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry forward is made
within one month of the original pool.

 

5.3 – EXACTA POOL

 

5.3.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Exacta is to select two horses to finish first and
second in that order in a race designated in the official race card as an Exacta Pool race.

 

5.3.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.3.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to this pool.

 

5.3.4. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND: The dividend shall be determined by dividing the
net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning horse combinations.

 

5.3.5. DEAD HEAT: Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 5.3.4. whenever two or more
horses dead heat the dividends payable shall be calculated in the following manner:

 

5.3.5.1. The net pool shall be divided into as many equal portions as there are
possible dead heat combinations and each resultant portion shall then be divided by
the number of unit bets wagered on those winning combinations. Provided further
that should there be no unit bets on any of the possible winning combinations, that
portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and dealt with in terms of Rule 5.3.6.

 

5.3.6. CARRY FORWARD: in the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net exacta pool selected
at the sole discretion of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry forward is
made within one month of the original pool.

 

5.4 – SWINGER POOL

 

5.4.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the swinger is to select any two horses finishing in the
first three places irrespective of the order in which they finish in a race designated in the
official race card as a Swinger pool race.

 

5.4.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.4.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to this pool.

 

5.4.4. CALCULATION OF DIVIDENDS: The net pool shall be divided into equal parts and
the parts respectively divided by the number of unit bets on any two of the first three
horses, namely:

 

5.4.4.1 The first and second placed horses or;

 

5.4.4.2 The first and third placed horses or;

 

5.4.4.3 The second and third placed horses.

 

5.4.5. DEAD HEAT:

 

5.4.5.1. For the purpose of the calculation of dividends in the case of a dead heat:

 

5.4.5.1.1. Between two horses for the first place, they shall be deemed to have
filled first and second places.

 

5.4.5.1.2. Between three horses for the first place, they shall be deemed to have
filled first, second and third places.

 

5.4.5.1.3. Between two horses for second place, they shall be deemed to have filled
second and third places.

 

5.4.5.2. Where three horses dead heat for second place the winning combinations shall be
the first horse coupled with any one of the dead heaters and a coupling of any two of the
dead heaters.

 

5.4.5.3. Where there is a dead heat between two or more horses for third place the
winning combinations shall be the first horse coupled with the second horse, the first horse
coupled with any one of the dead heaters and the second horse coupled with any one of
the dead heaters.

 

5.4.5.4. Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 5.4.4, whenever Rule 5.4.5.2 applies, the
dividends shall be calculated by dividing the net pool into as many parts as there are
winning combinations and the parts respectively by the number of unit bets on each such
combination.

 

5.4.5.5. Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 5.4.4, whenever Rule 5.4.5.3 applies, the
dividends shall be calculated in the following manner:

 

5.4.5.5.1 One third of the net pool shall be divided by the number of unit bets on
the first and second placed horses.

 

5.4.5.5.2 The balance of the net pool shall be divided into as many parts as there
are winning combinations and the parts respectively by the number of unit bets on
each such combination.

 

5.4.6. REDUCTION OF RUNNERS:

 

5.4.6.1. In the event of a designated swinger pool race being reduced to only 4 or 5
runners, dividends shall be paid in respect of horses placed FIRST and SECOND only,
irrespective of the order in which they finish.

 

5.4.6.2. In the event of a designated swinger pool race being reduced to less than 4
runners, the swinger pool shall be abandoned and refunded to customers.

 

5.4.7. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net swinger pool
selected at the sole discretion of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry
forward is made within one month of original pool.

 

5.5 – DOUBLE POOL

 

5.5.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the double is to select the first horse in each of the legs,
as defined in Rule 1.12, constituting the double and shall operate on any two races
designated in the official race card as a double pool.

 

5.5.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.5.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply.

 

5.5.4. CALCULATION OF DIVIDENDS: The dividend shall be calculated by dividing the
net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning combinations.

 

5.5.5. DEAD HEAT: In the event of two or more horses dead heating for first place in
either leg, the net pool shall be divided into as many parts as there are dead heaters and
the parts respectively divided by the number of unit bets selecting any dead heater with
the horse placed first in the other leg. Provided that should any horse in a dead heat not
be selected with the winning horse in the other leg, that portion of the net pool shall be
carried forward and dealt with in terms of Rule 5.5.8.

 

5.5.6. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Where for any reason the 1st leg of the
Double is abandoned or cancelled, the pool shall be refunded and where the 2nd leg is
abandoned after the running of the 1st leg, the net pool shall be distributed to: –

 

5.5.6.1. Holders of tickets bearing the number of the winner of the first leg.

 

5.5.6.2. In the event of a dead heat for the first place the net pool shall be divided into as
many parts as there are dead heaters and each part shall be distributed among the holders
of tickets bearing the number of one of the dead heaters respectively.

 

5.5.7. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.5.7.1. Where a horse is withdrawn from the first leg of a double or from the second leg
prior to the running of the first leg, the horse shall be deemed to be scratched and the
holder of any ticket on which such horse has been selected shall receive a refund on all
combinations affected by the scratching.

 

5.5.7.2. Where a horse is withdrawn from the second leg of a double after the first leg has
been decided; the horse shall be deemed to be scratched and shall be substituted with the
tote favourite only on double tickets bearing the number of the winner in the first leg and
the number of the scratched horse in the second leg.

 

5.5.7.3. In the event of joint totalisator favourites being declared in a particular race, a
scratched horse to be substituted by the totalisator favourite in terms of Rule 5.5.7.2 shall
be substituted with the joint totalisator favourite, which is highest placed in the order of
finishing of that race.

 

5.5.7.4. In the event of joint totalisator favourites dead heating for 1st place, a scratched
horse to be substituted in terms of Rule 5.5.7.2 shall be substituted with the joint
totalisator favourite bearing the lower race card number.

 

5.5.8. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net double pool
selected at the sole discretion of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry
forward is made within one month of the original pool.

 

5.6 – TRIFECTA POOL

 

5.6.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Trifecta is to select three horses to finish first,
second and third in that order in a race designated in the official race card as a Trifecta
Pool race and shall operate where there are three or more runners.

 

5.6.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.6.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to this pool.

 

5.6.4. TYPES OF ENTRY: There shall be 5 types of entry, namely:

 

5.6.4.1. A single entry where only 3 horses must be selected to finish in the exact
order of selection.

 

5.6.4.2. A box entry where three or more horses may be selected to finish in the
first three positions, irrespective of their order.

 

5.6.4.3. A Single Floating Banker Entry where one horse must be selected to run
either first, second or third with three or more horses selected to fill the remaining
two positions.

 

5.6.4.4. A Double Floating Banker Entry where two horses must be selected to fill
any two of the first three positions with two or more horses selected to fill the
remaining position.

 

5.6.4.5. A Multiple Entry where one or more horses must be selected for each of the
first three positions.

 

5.6.5. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.6.5.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination/s.

 

5.6.5.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Trifecta pool, and at the
same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional winners is less
than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for a full unit of
betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional winners, shall
be either carried over in terms of Rule 5.6.9 or apportioned in terms of Rule 5.6.6.2.

 

5.6.6. DEAD HEAT: Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 5.6.5, whenever two or more
horses dead heat, the dividend payable shall be calculated in the following manner:

 

5.6.6.1. In the event of a dead heat resulting in more than one winning combination, the
net pool shall be divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations,
and each such portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the
combinations.

 

5.6.6.2. In the event of a dead heat for the First place between two horses they shall be
deemed to have run First and Second, Second and First. There shall therefore be two
winning combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for First place there shall be
as many winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.6.6.3. In the event of a dead heat for Second place between two horses they shall be
deemed to have run Second and Third, Third and Second. There shall therefore be two
winning combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for Second place there shall
be as many winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.6.6.4. In the event of two or more horses dead heating for Third place there shall be as
many winning combinations as there are dead heaters.

 

5.6.6.5. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under Rule 5.6.6.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of Rule 5.6.9.

 

5.6.7. LESS THAN THREE RUNNERS FINISHING: In the event of three or more horses
starting a race and less than three horses finishing the race for any reason whatsoever, a
dividend shall be declared on the first and second placed horses with the field as the third
place, or if only one horse finishes, a dividend shall be declared on that horse with the field
for second place and the field for third place.

 

5.6.8. REFUNDS:

 

5.6.8.1. In the event of a selected horse being scratched, a refund of the money wagered,
relating to that horse shall be made.

 

5.6.8.2. In the event of a Trifecta pool race being cancelled or abandoned for any reason
whatsoever a full refund shall be made.

 

5.6.9 CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net trifecta pool
selected at the sole discretion of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry
forward is made within one month of the original pool.

 

5.7 – QUARTET POOL
5.7.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Quartet is to select four horses to finish first,
second, third and fourth in that order in a race designated in the official race card as a
Quartet Pool race and shall operate where there are four or more runners.

 

5.7.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.7.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to this pool.

 

5.7.4. TYPES OF ENTRY: There shall be 6 types of entry, namely:

 

5.7.4.1. A Single Entry where only 4 horses must be selected to finish in the exact
order of selection;

 

5.7.4.2. A Box Entry where four or more horses may be selected to finish in the first
four positions, irrespective of their order;

 

5.7.4.3. A Single Floating Banker Entry where one horse must be selected to run
either first, second, third or fourth with four or more horses selected to fill the
remaining three positions;

 

5.7.4.4. A Double Floating Banker Entry where two horses must be selected to fill
any two of the first four positions with three or more horses selected to fill the
remaining two positions;

 

5.7.4.5. A Triple Floating Banker Entry where three horses must be selected to fill
any three of the first four positions with two or more horses selected to fill the
remaining position;

 

5.7.4.6. A Multiple Entry where one or more horses must be selected for each of the
first four positions.

 

5.7.5. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.7.5.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination/s.

 

5.7.5.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Quartet pool, and at the
same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional winners is less
than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for a full unit of
betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional winners, shall
be either carried over in terms of Rule 5.7.9 or apportioned in terms of Rule 5.7.6.2.

 

5.7.6. DEAD HEAT: Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 5.7.5, whenever two or more
horses dead heat the dividend payable shall be calculated in the following manner:

 

5.7.6.1. In the event of a dead heat resulting in more than one winning
combination, the net pool shall be divided into as many equal portions as there are
winning combinations, and each such portion shall then be divided by the number of
unit bets on each of the combinations.

 

5.7.6.2. In the event of a dead heat for the First place between two horses they
shall be deemed to have run First and Second, Second and First. There shall
therefore be two winning combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for
First place there shall be as many winning combinations as there are possible
combinations.

 

5.7.6.3. In the event of a dead heat for Second place between two horses they shall
be deemed to have run Second and Third, Third and Second. There shall therefore
be two winning combinations. Should three or more horse dead heat for Second
place there shall be as many winning combinations as there are possible
combinations.

 

5.7.6.4. In the event of two or more horses dead heating for Third place they shall
be deemed to have run Third and Fourth, Fourth and Third. There shall therefore be
two winning combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for Third place
there shall be as many winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.7.6.5. In the event of two or more horses dead heating for Fourth place there
shall be as many winning combinations as there are dead heaters.

 

5.7.6.6. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations
as provided for under Rule 5.7.6.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried
forward and dealt with in terms of Rule 5.7.9.

 

5.7.7. LESS THAN FOUR RUNNERS FINISHING: In the event of four or more horses
starting a race and less than four horses finishing the race for any reason whatsoever, a
dividend shall be declared on the placed horses completing the race with the field in the
other unfilled position/s.

 

5.7.8. REFUNDS:

 

5.7.8.1. In the event of a selected horse being scratched a refund of the money wagered,
relating to that horse shall be made.

 

5.7.8.2. In the event of a Quartet pool race being cancelled or abandoned for any reason
whatsoever a full refund shall be made.

 

5.7.9. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net quartet pool
selected at the sole discretion of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry
forward is made within one month of the original pool.

 

5.8 – PICK 3 POOL

 

5.8.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Pick 3 is to select the winners of each of the legs
constituting a Pick 3 as designated in the official race card.

 

5.8.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.8.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to a Pick 3.

 

5.8.4. RESERVE RUNNER: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded. Rule 5.8.5 applies to scratchings.

 

5.8.5. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.8.5.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the totalisator favourite in such
leg.

 

5.8.5.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.8.5.3. In the event of joint totalisator favourites being declared in a particular race, a
scratched horse to be substituted by the totalisator favourite in terms of Rule 5.8.5.1 shall
be substituted with the joint totalisator favourite, which is highest placed in the order of
finishing of that race.

 

5.8.5.4. In the event of joint totalisator favourites dead heating for first place, a scratched
horse to be substituted in terms of Rule 5.8.5.1 shall be substituted with the joint
totalisator favourite bearing the lower race card number.

 

5.8.6. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.8.6.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit bets on the winning combination/s.

 

5.8.7. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.8.8, if for any reason
whatsoever a Pick 3 race is abandoned or cancelled the dividend shall be determined by
dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning combinations in the legs of
the Pick 3 which were duly decided provided that if there is no unit bet on the winning
combinations, the provisions of Rule 5.8.10 shall apply.

 

5.8.7.1 All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning
selections.

 

5.8.8. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any Pick 3 ticket, except in
instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that Pick 3 is completed. No refunds shall be made in respect of any pool
carried forward.

 

5.8.9. DEAD HEAT:

 

5.8.9.1. In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses in any leg for the first
place in a Pick 3 Pool resulting in more than one winning combination, the net pool shall be
divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations, and each such
portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the combinations.

 

5.8.9.2. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under Rule 5.8.9.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of Rule 5.8.10.

 

5.8.10. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net Pick 3 pool selected
at the sole discretion of the Operator’s Management, provided that such carry forward is
made within one month of the original pool.

 

5.9 – PICK 4 POOL (JACKPOT)

 

5.9.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Pick 4 (Jackpot) is to select the winners of each of
the legs constituting the Pick 4 (jackpot) as designated in the official race card.

 

5.9.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.9.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to the Pick 4
(jackpot) Pool, unless otherwise specified.

 

5.9.4. FIRST TIMER RULE: The first timer Rule shall not apply to the Pick 4 (jackpot),
unless otherwise specified.

 

5.9.5. RESERVE RUNNER: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded.

 

5.9.6. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.9.6.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the totalisator favourite in such
leg.

 

5.9.6.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.9.6.3. In the event of joint totalisator favourites being declared in a particular race, a
scratched horse to be substituted by the totalisator favourite in terms of Rule 5.9.6.1 shall
be substituted with the joint totalisator favourite which is highest placed in the order of
finishing of that race.

 

5.9.6.4. In the event of joint totalisator favourites dead heating for first place, a scratched
horse to be substituted in terms of Rule 5.9.6.1 shall be substituted with the joint
totalisator favourite bearing the lower race card number.

 

5.9.7. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.9.7.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination/s.

 

5.9.7.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Pick 4 (jackpot) pool,
and at the same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional
winners is less than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for
a full unit of betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional
winners, shall be carried over in terms of Rule 5.9.11 or apportioned in terms of Rule

 

5.9.8. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.9.9, if for any reason
whatsoever a Pick 4 (jackpot) race is abandoned or cancelled the dividend shall be
determined by dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning
combinations in the legs of the Pick 4 (jackpot) which were duly decided provided that if
there is no unit bet on the winning combinations, read in conjunction with Rule 5.9.7.2,
the provisions of Rule 5.9.11 shall apply.
All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning selections.

 

5.9.9 REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any Pick 4 (jackpot) ticket,
except in instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that Pick 4 (jackpot) has been completed. No refunds shall be made in
respect of any pool carried forward.

 

5.9.10 DEAD HEAT:

 

5.9.10.1. In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses in any leg for the first
place in the Pick 4 (jackpot) Pool resulting in more than one winning combination, the net
pool shall be divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations, and
each such portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the
combinations.

 

5.9.10.2. In the event of a dead heat between two or more bracketed horses and another
horse in any leg for the first place in the Pick 4 (jackpot) pool resulting in more than one
winning combination, the net pool shall be divided into as many portions as there are
winning combinations resulting from the number of dead heating horses. The portions of
the net pool pertaining to the bracketed horses shall then be combined and a dividend for
the total number of tickets on the bracketed horses shall be declared.

 

5.9.10.3. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under Rule 5.9.10.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of Rule 5.9.11.

 

5.9.11. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net Pick 4 (jackpot)
pool selected at the sole discretion of Operator Management, provided that such carry
forward is made within one month of the original pool.

 

5.10 – PICK 6 POOL

 

5.10.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Pick 6 is to select the winners of each of the legs
constituting the Pick 6, as designated in the official race card.

 

5.10.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.10.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to the Pick 6
Pool, unless otherwise specified. ONLY EFFECTIVE FROM MONDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2013
(COUPLINGS APPLY UNTIL THEN).

 

5.10.4. FIRST TIMER RULE: The first timer Rule shall not apply to the Pick 6, unless
otherwise specified.

 

5.10.5. RESERVE RUNNER: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded. Rule 2.3 applies in regard to bracketed horses and Rule 5.10.6 applies to
scratchings.

 

5.10.6. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.10.6.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the totalisator favourite in such
leg. Provided further that in the event of one or more horses within a bracket being
scratched from any leg, the holder of any ticket on which such horse/s has/have been
selected, shall be deemed to have selected the highest placed horse in the order of finish
in such leg of either:

 

5.10.6.1.1 The totalisator favourite or

 

5.10.6.1.2 the remaining horse/s within the bracket

 

5.10.6.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.10.6.3. In Pick 6 betting, if a horse in a bracket is the totalisator favourite, as
determined in Rule 1.27, all the horses within the bracket shall be deemed to be the
totalisator favourite for the purpose of determining the substitution, in the event of a
scratching.

 

5.10.6.4. In the event of joint totalisator favourites being declared in a particular race, a
scratched horse to be substituted by the totalisator favourite in terms of Rule 5.10.6.1
shall be substituted with the joint totalisator favourite, which is highest placed in the order
of finishing of that race.

 

5.10.6.5. In the event of joint totalisator favourites dead heating for first place, a
scratched horse to be substituted in terms of Rule 5.10.6.1 shall be substituted with the
joint totalisator favourite bearing the lower race card number.

 

5.10.6.6. In the event of the totalisator favourite and a horse within a bracket dead
heating for first place, a scratched horse to be substituted in terms of 5.10.6.1 shall be
substituted with the horse within that bracket.

 

5.10.7. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.10.7.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination/s. The Operator may set aside a
percentage of the net pool to be paid as a consolation dividend for entries with any five
winners, as stipulated in the official race/event card.

 

5.10.7.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Pick 6 pool, and at the
same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional winners is less
than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for a full unit of
betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional winners, shall
be carried over in terms of Rule 5.10.11 or apportioned in terms of Rule 5.10.10.3.

 

5.10.8. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.10.9, if, for any reason
whatsoever, a Pick 6 race is abandoned or cancelled, the dividend shall be determined by
dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning combinations in the legs of
the Pick 6 which were duly decided provided that if there is no unit bet on the winning
combinations, read in conjunction with Rule 5.10.7.2, the provision of Rule 5.10.11 shall
apply. All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning
selections.

 

5.10.9. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any Pick 6 ticket, except in
instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that Pick 6 pool has been completed. No refund shall be made in respect of
any pool carried forward.

 

5.10.10 DEAD HEAT:

 

5.10.10.1. In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses in any leg for the first
place in the pick 6 Pool resulting in more than one winning combination, the net pool shall
be divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations, and each such
portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the combinations.
5.10.10.2. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under Rule 5.10.10.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of Rule 5.10.11.

 

5.10.11. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net Pick 6 pool selected
at the sole discretion of Operator Management, provided that such carry forward is made
within one month of the original pool.

 

5.11 – PICK 7 POOL

 

5.11.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Pick 7 is to select the winners of each of the legs
constituting the Pick 7, as designated in the official race card.

 

5.11.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.11.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to the Pick 7
pool, unless otherwise specified.

 

5.11.4. FIRST TIMER RULE: The first timer Rule shall not apply to the Pick 7, unless
otherwise specified.

 

5.11.5. RESERVE RUNNER: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded. Rule 2.3 applies in regard to bracketed horses and Rule 5.11.6 applies to
scratchings.

 

5.11.6. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.11.6.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the totalisator favourite in such
leg. Provided further that in the event of one or more horses within a bracket being
scratched from any leg, the holder of any ticket on which such horse/s has/have been
selected, shall be deemed to have selected the highest placed horse in the order of finish
in such leg of either:

 

5.11.6.1.1 The totalisator favourite or

 

5.11.6.1.2 the remaining horse/s within the bracket

 

5.11.6.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.11.6.3. In Pick 7 betting, if a horse in a bracket is the tote favourite, as determined in
Rule 1.27, all the horses within the bracket shall be deemed to be the tote favourite for the
purpose of determining the substitution, in the event of a scratching.

 

5.11.6.4. In the event of joint totalisator favourites being declared in a particular race, a
scratched horse to be substituted by the totalisator favourite in terms of Rule 5.11.6.1
shall be substituted with the joint totalisator favourite, which is highest placed in the order
of finishing of that race.

 

5.11.6.5. In the event of joint totalisator favourites dead heating for first place, a
scratched horse to be substituted in terms of Rule 5.11.6.1 shall be substituted with the
joint totalisator favourite bearing the lower race card number.

 

5.11.6.6. In the event of the totalisator favourite and a horse within a bracket dead
heating for first place, a scratched horse to be substituted in terms of 5.11.6.1 shall be
substituted with the horse within that bracket.

 

5.11.7. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.11.7.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination/s. The Operator may set aside a
percentage of the net pool to be paid as a consolation dividend for entries with any six
winners, as stipulated in the official race/event card.

 

5.11.7.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Pick 7 pool, and at the
same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional winners is less
than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for a full unit of
betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional winners, shall
be carried over in terms of Rule 5.11.11 or apportioned in terms of Rule 5.11.10.3.

5.11.8. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.11.9, if, for any reason
whatsoever, a Pick 7 race is abandoned or cancelled, the dividend shall be determined by

dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning combinations in the legs of
the Pick 7 which were duly decided provided that if there is no unit bet on the winning
combinations, read in conjunction with Rule 5.11.7.2, the provision of Rule 5.11.11 shall
apply. All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning
selections.

 

5.11.9. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any Pick 7 ticket, except in
instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that Pick 7 is completed. No refunds shall be made in respect of any pool
carried forward.

 

5.11.10 DEAD HEAT:

 

5.11.10.1. In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses in any leg for the first
place in the Pick 7 Pool resulting in more than one winning combination, the net pool shall
be divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations, and each such
portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the combinations.

 

5.11.10.2. In the event of a dead heat between two or more bracketed horses and
another horse in any leg for the first place in the Pick 7 pool resulting in more than one
winning combination, the net pool shall be divided into as many portions as there are
winning combinations resulting from the number of dead heating horses. The portions of
the net pool pertaining to the bracketed horses shall then be combined and a dividend for
the total number of tickets on the bracketed horses shall be declared.

 

5.11.10.3. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under Rule 5.11.10.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of Rule 5.11.11.

 

5.11.11. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net Pick 7 pool selected
at the sole discretion of Operator Management, provided that such carry forward is made
within one month of the original pool.

 

5.12 – PICK 8 POOL

 

5.12.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Pick 8 is to select the winners of each of the legs
constituting the Pick 8, as designated in the official race card.

 

5.12.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.12.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to the Pick 8
pool, unless otherwise specified.

 

5.12.4. FIRST TIMER RULE: The first timer Rule shall not apply to the Pick 8, unless
otherwise specified.

 

5.12.5. RESERVE RUNNER: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded. Rule 2.3 applies in regard to bracketed horses and Rule 5.12.6 applies to
scratchings.

 

5.12.6. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.12.6.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the totalisator favourite in such
leg. Provided further that in the event of one or more horses within a bracket being
scratched from any leg, the holder of any ticket on which such horse/s has/have been
selected, shall be deemed to have selected the highest placed horse in the order of finish
in such leg of either:

 

5.12.6.1.1 The totalisator favourite or

 

5.12.6.1.2 the remaining horse/s within the bracket

 

5.12.6.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.12.6.3. In Pick 8 betting, if a horse in a bracket is the tote favourite, as determined in
Rule 1.27, all the horses within the bracket shall be deemed to be the tote favourite for the
purpose of determining the substitution, in the event of a scratching.

 

5.12.6.4. In the event of joint totalisator favourites being declared in a particular race, a
scratched horse to be substituted by the totalisator favourite in terms of Rule 5.12.6.1
shall be substituted with the joint totalisator favourite, which is highest placed in the order
of finishing of that race.

 

5.12.6.5. In the event of joint totalisator favourites dead heating for first place, a
scratched horse to be substituted in terms of Rule 5.12.6.1 shall be substituted with the
joint totalisator favourite bearing the lower race card number.

 

5.12.6.6. In the event of the totalisator favourite and a horse within a bracket dead
heating for first place, a scratched horse to be substituted in terms of 5.12.6.1 shall be
substituted with the horse within that bracket.

 

5.12.7. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.12.7.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination/s. The Operator may set aside a
percentage of the net pool to be paid as a consolation dividend for entries with any seven
winners and as a consolation dividend for any six winners, as stipulated in the official
race/event card.

 

5.12.7.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Pick 8 pool, and at the
same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional winners is less
than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for a full unit of
betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional winners, shall
be carried over in terms of Rule 5.12.11 or apportioned in terms of Rule 5.12.10.3.

 

5.12.8. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.12.9, if, for any reason
whatsoever, a Pick 8 race is abandoned or cancelled, the dividend shall be determined by
dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning combinations in the legs of
the Pick 8 which were duly decided provided that if there is no unit bet on the winning
combinations, read in conjunction with Rule 5.12.7.2, the provision of Rule 5.12.11 shall
apply. All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning
selections.

 

5.12.9. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any Pick 8 ticket, except in
instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that Pick 8 pool is completed. No refund shall be made in respect of any pool
carried forward.

 

5.12.10 DEAD HEAT:

 

5.12.10.1. In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses in any leg for the first
place in the Pick 8 Pool resulting in more than one winning combination, the net pool shall
be divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations, and each such
portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the combinations.

 

5.12.10.2. In the event of a dead heat between two or more bracketed horses and
another horse in any leg for the first place in the Pick 8 pool resulting in more than one
winning combination, the net pool shall be divided into as many portions as there are
winning combinations resulting from the number of dead heating horses. The portions of
the net pool pertaining to the bracketed horses shall then be combined and a dividend for
the total number of tickets on the bracketed horses shall be declared.

 

5.12.10.3. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under Rule 5.12.10.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of Rule 5.12.11.

 

5.12.11. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net Pick 8 pool selected
at the sole discretion of Operator Management, provided that such carry forward is made
within one month of the original pool.

 

5.13 – PICK 9 POOL

 

5.13.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Pick 9 is to select the winners of each of the legs
constituting the Pick 9, as designated in the official race card.

 

5.13.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.13.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to the Pick 9
pool, unless otherwise specified.

 

5.13.4. FIRST TIMER RULE: The first timer Rule shall not apply to the Pick 9, unless
otherwise specified.

 

5.13.5. RESERVE RUNNER: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded. Rule 2.3 applies in regard to bracketed horses and Rule 5.13.6 applies to
scratchings.

 

5.13.6. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.13.6.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the totalisator favourite in such
leg. Provided further that in the event of one or more horses within a bracket being
scratched from any leg, the holder of any ticket on which such horse/s has/have been
selected, shall be deemed to have selected the highest placed horse in the order of finish
in such leg of either:

 

5.13.6.1.1 The totalisator favourite or

 

5.13.6.1.2 the remaining horse/s within the bracket

 

5.13.6.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.13.6.3. In Pick 9 betting, if a horse in a bracket is the tote favourite, as determined in
Rule 1.27, all the horses within the bracket shall be deemed to be the tote favourite for the
purpose of determining the substitution, in the event of a scratching.

 

5.13.6.4. In the event of joint totalisator favourites being declared in a particular race, a
scratched horse to be substituted by the totalisator favourite in terms of Rule 5.13.6.1
shall be substituted with the joint totalisator favourite, which is highest placed in the order
of finishing of that race.

 

5.13.6.5. In the event of joint totalisator favourites dead heating for first place, a
scratched horse to be substituted in terms of Rule 5.13.6.1 shall be substituted with the
joint totalisator favourite bearing the lower race card number.

 

5.13.6.6. In the event of the totalisator favourite and a horse within a bracket dead
heating for first place, a scratched horse to be substituted in terms of 5.13.6.1 shall be
substituted with the horse within that bracket.

 

5.13.7. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.13.7.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination/s. The Operator may set aside a
percentage of the net pool to be paid as a consolation dividend for entries with any eight
winners and as a consolation dividend for any seven winners, as stipulated in the official
race/event card

 

5.13.7.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Pick 9 pool, and at the
same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional winners is less
than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for a full unit of
betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional winners, shall
be carried over in terms of Rule 5.13.11 or apportioned in terms of Rule 5.13.10.3.

 

5.13.8. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.13.8, if, for any reason
whatsoever, a Pick 9 race is abandoned or cancelled, the dividend shall be determined by
dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning combinations in the legs of
the Pick 9 which were duly decided provided that if there is no unit bet on the winning
combinations, read in conjunction with Rule 5.13.7.2, the provision of Rule 5.13.11 shall
apply. All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning
selections.

 

5.13.9. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any Pick 9 ticket, except in
instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that Pick 9 pool is completed. No refund shall be made in respect of any pool
carried forward.

 

5.13.10 DEAD HEAT:

 

5.13.10.1. In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses in any leg for the first
place in the Pick 9 Pool resulting in more than one winning combination, the net pool shall
be divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations, and each such
portion shall then be divided by the number of unit bets on each of the combinations.

 

5.13.10.2. In the event of a dead heat between two or more bracketed horses and
another horse in any leg for the first place in the Pick 9 pool resulting in more than one
winning combination, the net pool shall be divided into as many portions as there are
winning combinations resulting from the number of dead heating horses. The portions of
the net pool pertaining to the bracketed horses shall then be combined and a dividend for
the total number of tickets on the bracketed horses shall be declared.

 

5.13.10.3. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under Rule 5.13.10.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of Rule 5.13.11.

 

5.13.11. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no ticket on any of the winning
combinations, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net Pick 9 pool selected
at the sole discretion of Operator Management, provided that such carry forward is made
within one month of the original pool.

 

5.14 – PLACE ACCUMULATOR POOL

 

5.14.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the Place Accumulator is to select a placed horse
placed first, second or third in each of the legs constituting the Place Accumulator as
designated in the official race card.

 

5.14.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.14.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to the Place
Accumulator pool.

 

5.14.4. LIMITATION OF PLACE ACCUMULATOR BETTING: The number of placed
horses applicable to the Place Accumulator Pool shall be three, regardless of the number of
carded horses/runners.

 

5.14.5. RESERVE RUNNERS: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded.

 

5.14.6. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.14.6.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the tote favourite in such leg.

 

5.14.6.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.14.7. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.14.7.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit and fractional unit bets on the winning combination /s.

 

5.14.7.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets on a Place Accumulator
pool, and at the same time, the sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional
winners is less than 100% of the unit of betting, then the dividend shall be determined for
a full unit of betting and the balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional
winners, shall be carried over in terms of Rule 5.14.11.

 

5.14.7.3 In the event of less than three horses finishing the race for any reason
whatsoever, a dividend shall be declared on any number of horses finishing (whether one
or two), as declared in the official result.

 

5.14.8. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.14.9, if for any reason
whatsoever a Place Accumulator race is abandoned or cancelled the dividend shall be
determined by dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning
combinations in the legs of the Place Accumulator which were duly decided provided that if
there is no unit bet on the winning combinations, read in conjunction with Rule 5.14.7.2,
the provisions of Rule 5.14.11 shall apply.
All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning selections.

 

5.14.9. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any Place Accumulator ticket,
except in instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that Place Accumulator pool has been completed. No refunds shall be made in
respect of any pool carried forward.

 

5.14.10. DEAD HEAT: In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses for any
place in the Place Accumulator, all such horses shall be deemed to have filled that place
and following places within the ambit of Rule 5.14.4.

 

5.14.11. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no winning ticket on a Place
Accumulator Pool, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net Place
Accumulator Pool selected at the sole discretion of Operator’s Management, provided that
such carry forward is made within one month of the original pool.

 

5.15 ALL-TO-COME POOL

 

5.15.1 PURPOSE:

 

5.15.1.1. The purpose of the All-To-Come bet is to select a runner, which qualifies for a
dividend in respect of the pool in each of the legs of the All-To-Come bet selected, that is on
one or more pools on several races, and the selected bets are printed on a single ticket.

 

5.15.1.2. All-To-Come bets will apply to the WIN or PLACE pools and the general rules
applicable to those pools shall apply to the All-To-Come betting.

 

5.15.1.3. The pool type may not be common to all legs of the All-To-Come bet and the bet
shall consist of not less than two and not more than six legs, which may be from the same
race meeting or different race meetings. All legs must be selected in ascending order, but
need not be consecutive.

 

5.15.1.4. If a selected race is abandoned or a selected runner is scratched, then the All-ToCome
bet continues as if that leg had not been selected and any reinvestments from the
previous leg, or legs, shall be carried forward to the next selected leg(s) if any remain. For a
single leg bet or the terminating leg of an All-To-Come bet, the amount due for investment
in that leg, shall be paid as a dividend.

 

5.15.1.5. Proceeds are only invested once the results are made official. If for any reason
there is a delay in the declaration of official results on a preceding leg, and pools are
closed for the current leg, investments from the preceding race will not be invested in such
leg and will be invested on further legs if applicable.

 

5.15.1.6. The operators may prescribe the maximum reinvestment on any single or more
selections, in which case any amount in excess of the prescribed limit shall be held back and
treated as a dividend due, regardless of the results of any subsequent leg(s).

 

5.15.2 UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.15.3. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND: The dividend shall be determined by dividing the
net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning horse. All the selected legs of an All-ToCome
bet must have been run before any dividends accruing to the bet will be paid.

 

5.15.4. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS:

 

5.15.4.1. Subject to 5.15.5, if a selected race is abandoned or a selected runner is
scratched, then the All-To-Come bet continues as if that leg had not been selected and any
reinvestments from the previous leg, or legs, shall be carried forward to the next selected
leg(s) if any remain. For a single leg bet or the terminating leg of an All-for-All bet, the
amount due for investment in that leg, shall be paid as a dividend.

 

5.15.4.2. If a selected race is, for any reason, run out of the advertised sequence, the
selection in such a race will be treated as in rule 5.15.4.1.

 

5.15.5. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any All-To-Come ticket, except
in instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned before the first leg of the AllTo-Come
pool.

 

5.16 SUPERFECTA POOL

 

5.16.1 PURPOSE: The purpose of the Superfecta is to select the first six horses past the
post in a race designated as a Superfecta pool race.

 

5.16.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.16.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to this pool.

 

5.16.4. TYPES OF ENTRY: There shall be nine types of entries, namely:

 

5.16.4.1. A Single Entry where only 6 horses must be selected to finish in the exact order
of finish.

 

5.16.4.2. A Box Entry where six or more horses may be selected to finish in the first six
positions, irrespective of their order.

 

5.16.4.3. A Single Floating Banker Entry where one horse must be selected to run either
first, second, third, fourth, fifth or sixth with six or more horses selected to fill the
remaining five positions.

 

5.16.4.4. A Double Floating Banker Entry where two horses must be selected to fill any
two of the first six positions with five or more horses selected to fill the remaining four
positions.

 

5.16.4.5. A Triple Floating Banker Entry where three horses must be selected to fill any
three of the first six positions with four or more horses selected to fill the remaining three
positions.

 

5.16.4.6. A quadruple floating banker entry where four horses must be selected to fill any
four of the first six positions with three or more horses selected to fill the remaining two
positions.

 

5.16.4.7. A quintuple floating banking entry where five horses must be selected to fill any
five of the first six positions with two or more horses selected to fill the remaining position.

 

5.16.4.8. A Multiple Entry where one or more horses must be selected for each of the first
six positions.

 

5.16.4.9. A Double Box Entry where three or more horses are boxed to finish first, second
and third in any order with three or more other horses boxed to finish fourth, fifth and
sixth in any order.

 

5.16.5. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.16.5.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool, plus the total of any
carried forward pool, by the total number of unit and fractional unit bets on the winning
combination/s.

 

5.16.5.2. In the event that there are no full unit winning bets and at the same time, the
sum of the percentage of bets purchased of all fractional winners is less than 100% of the
unit of betting, then the dividend will be determined for a full unit of betting and the
balance of the dividend, i.e. not apportioned to the fractional winners, will be carried over
in terms of rule 5.16.10 or apportioned in terms of rule 5.16.7.3.

 

5.16.7. DEAD HEAT: Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 5.16.5 whenever two or
more horses dead heat, the dividend payable will be calculated in the following manner:

 

5.16.7.1. In the event of a dead heat for first, second, third, fourth and fifth, resulting in
more than one winning combination of the net pool shall be divided into as many equal
portions as there are winning combinations, and each portion shall then be divided by the
number of unit and fractional bets on each of the combinations.

 

5.16.7.1 1. In the event of a dead heat for the First place between two horses they will be
deemed to have run first and second, second and first. There will therefore be two winning
combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for first place there will be as many
winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.16.7.1.2. In the event of a dead heat for second place between two horses they will be
deemed to have run second and third, third and second. There will therefore be two
winning combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for second place there will
be as many winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.16.7.1.3. In the event of a dead heat for third place between two horses they will be
deemed to have run third and fourth, fourth and third. There will therefore be two winning
combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for third place there will be as many
winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.167.1.4. In the event of a dead heat for the fourth place between two horses they will
be deemed to have run fourth and fifth, fifth and fourth. There will therefore be two
winning combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for fourth place there will be
as many winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.16.7.1.5. In the event of a dead heat for fifth place between two horses they will be
deemed to have run fifth and sixth, sixth and fifth. There will therefore be two winning
combinations. Should three or more horses dead heat for fifth place there will be as many
winning combinations as there are possible combinations.

 

5.16.7.2. In the event of a dead heat for sixth place resulting in more than one winning
combination of both elements of the Superfecta, the respective portions of the net pool
shall be divided into as many equal portions as there are winning combinations, and each
such portion shall then be divided by the number of unit and fractional bets on each of the
combinations.

 

5.16.7.3. Should there be no unit bets on one or more of the winning combinations as
provided for under rule 5.16.7.1 that portion of the net pool shall be carried forward and
dealt with in terms of rule 5.16.10.

 

5.16.8. LESS THAN SIX RUNNERS FINISHING: In the event of six or more horses
starting a race and less than six horses finishing the race for any reason whatsoever, a
dividend will be declared on the placed horses completing the race with the field in the
other unfilled position/s.

 

5.16.9. REFUNDS:

 

5.16.9.1. In the event of a selected horse being withdrawn a refund of the investment
affected by the withdrawal will be made.

 

5.16.9.2. In the event of a Superfecta pool race being cancelled or abandoned for any
reason whatsoever a full refund will be made.

 

5.16.10.CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no winning combination of the
net pool will be carried forward at Operator’s management’s discretion to any Superfacta
pool within 30 days.

 

5.17 – BIPOT POOL

 

5.17.1. PURPOSE: The purpose of the BiPot is to select a horse placed first or second in
each of the 6 legs or races constituting the BiPot as designated in the official race card.

 

5.17.2. UNIT OF BETTING AND MINIMUM BET: Refer to Chapter 4.

 

5.17.3. BRACKETING OF HORSES: The bracketing of horses shall not apply to the BiPot
pool, unless otherwise stipulated.

 

5.17.4. LIMITATION OF BIPOTBETTING: The number of placed horses applicable to
the BiPot Pool shall be two, regardless of the number of carded horses/runners.

 

5.17.5. RESERVE RUNNERS: The carded number of any Reserve runner replacing a
scratched horse remains unaltered and consequently field selections should include all
horses carded.

 

5.17.6. SCRATCHINGS:

 

5.17.6.1. If any horse is scratched from any leg the holder of any ticket on which such
horse has been selected, shall be deemed to have selected the tote favourite in such leg.

 

5.17.6.2. No refunds shall be given in respect of scratched horses.

 

5.17.7. CALCULATION OF DIVIDEND:

 

5.17.7.1. The dividend shall be determined by dividing the net pool by the total number of
unit on the winning combination /s

 

5.17.7.2 In the event of less than three horses finishing the race for any reason
whatsoever, a dividend shall be declared on any number of horses finishing (whether one
or two), as declared in the official result.

 

5.17.8. ABANDONED OR CANCELLED LEGS: Subject to 5.17.9, if for any reason
whatsoever a BiPot race is abandoned or cancelled the dividend shall be determined by
dividing the net pool by the number of unit bets on the winning combinations in the legs of
the BiPot which were duly decided provided that if there is no unit bet on the winning
combinations, read in conjunction with, the provisions of Rule 5.17.11
All selections in any abandoned or cancelled legs shall be deemed to be winning selections.

 

5.17.9. REFUNDS: No refunds shall be made in respect of any BiPot ticket, except in
instances where a race meeting is cancelled or abandoned, or if only one (1) race
constituting that BiPot pool is completed. No refunds shall be made in respect of any pool
carried forward.

 

5.17.10. DEAD HEAT: In the event of a dead heat between two or more horses for any
place in the BiPot, all such horses shall be deemed to have filled that place and following
places within the ambit of Rule 5.17.4.

 

5.17.11. CARRY FORWARD: In the event of there being no winning ticket on a BiPot
Pool, the net pool shall be carried forward and added to a net BiPot Pool selected at the
sole discretion of Operator’s Management, provided that such carry forward is made within
one month of the original pool.

 

CHAPTER 6 – POOL OPERATING COMMISSIONS

Commissions for the operation of the pools will apply to all pools as follows:

 

6.1          Win                                        –                              20%

6.2          Place                                     –                              20%

6.3          Exacta                                   –                              25%

6.4          Swinger (Omni)                –                              25%

6.5          Double                                 –                              25%

6.6          Trifecta                                 –                              25%

6.7          Quartet                                  –                              25%

6.8          Pick 3                                     –                              25%

6.9          Pick 4                                     –                              25%

6.10        Pick 6                                     –                              25%

6.11        Pick 7                                     –                              25%

6.12        Pick 8                                     –                              25%

6.13        Pick 9                                     –                              25%

6.14        Place Accumulator           –                              25%

6.15        All-To-Come                       –                              25%

6.16        Superfecta                          –                              25%

6.17        Bi-pot                                    –                              25%

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