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Betting Tissue Tool Ratings and Form Categories

On the Betting Tissue Tool you have a Ratings and Form box where you can choose which criteria you want to use to create and calculate your ratings and tissue prices. 

Select a category or scroll down the page.


Ability: A rating calculated by dividing the winning prize money for the horse in its career by the number of wins it has had
Avg: The average rating from the last three ratings/runs
Cse: The best rating at the course in the last 12 months
Dis: The best rating over the distance in the last 12 months
Form: Addition of the last 3 finishing positions. 1st, 5th and 3rd = 1+5+3 = 9. 10th or worse or a letter F, P etc. =10
Lto 1 (2 and 3): The last time out rating (1) or second last, third last (2 or 3)
Master: The best rating in the last 12 months
MPlusA: The Master rating plus the Average rating

Horse Form

Distance Wins, %: Number of wins or win % at the distance.
C+D Wins, %: Number of wins  or win % over the same course and distance.

PrizeMoney Last12 months: Total of winning prize money from the past 12 months.

PrizeMoney: Total career winning prize money total.

BettingForecast: Order of the betting forecast, so the favourite will be ranked highest.

Lto 1 and 2 Lengths Btn: Ranked in order of lengths beaten in the last or second last race. The lower the number the higher the ranking, so winners will be ranked highest.

Lto 1 and 2 Pos: Ranked by finishing position last time and second last time out. Horses falling or pulled up etc, rate as finishing 30th. Lower the number the higher the ranking.

BhaRating: BHA or Official Handicap rating. The higher the rating the higher the horse is ranked.

Class Diff: Drop in class since last race. The bigger the drop, the higher the ranking, so a drop of three classes, -3 is ranked better then a drop of two classes, -2 or a raise in class, +1, +2, etc..

Runs: Total number of career runs with 0-3 runs counting as the same and ranked highest. Then 4 runs, 5 runs, 6 runs etc..

Winners, Win%: Total number of career wins and career winning percentage.

Placed%: Total percentage of times the horse has been placed. This uses Betfair place rules regarding field sizes and non runners.

Days Since Win: Lowest number of days is ranked highest.

Lto1SPDecimal: Last race starting price in decimal format. The shorter the price the higher the ranking position.

Win RaceCode%: Number of wins in the same code of race. Aw, Flat Turf, Chase, Hurdle, NHFlat.

Win Class%: Number of wins in the same race class as today OR higher.

Win FieldSize%: Number of wins in the same field size group. 1-7, 8-12, 13-19, 20+

Winners Forecast Going,%: Number of winners or win% on today's forecast going.

Win Going%: This covers every different type of going through the all weather to turf racing and gives the overall win % on any that is slected. If more than one is selected, the win percentages are added up and the total is used for the purposes of ranking. You can change your selection of the going here when you know what the official going is and building the tissue then. You will need to do this for each course at a time on the day as they will all likely be different and you can use this also when checking back on past results.


Jockey Course Wins, %: Jockey Wins or win % at the course.
Jockey Wins Last14Days, %: Jockey Wins or win % at the course from the last 14 days.
Trainer Course Wins, %: Trainer Wins or win % at the course.
Trainer Wins Last14Days, %: Trainer Wins or win % at the course from the last 14 days.
Trainer&Jockey Course Wins, %: Total number of wins or percentage of wins when the Jockey has ridden for today's Trainer previously at the course.
Jockey Win% on horse: : Total wining percentage for when the jockey has ridden today's horse previously.

Additional Fields, BspPos and SpPos

The Additional Fields selector allows you to choose any number of form data to show to the right hand side of the normal output sheet where the MinBSP column is the default final column. There are 21 criteria to choose from and will give you more information on each horse that you may want to view. 

On the image below you can see I have added to view any Headgear each horse is carrying, the Jockey Name, the weight in pounds the horse is carrying plus the BSP and BSP Position. The BSP is explaned below the image in more detail but haveing these additional fields may just help decide on a selection. If you see the horse you may want to back is being ridden by a Jockey who you are not aware of, or if you chose to show the stall number (Draw) for flat races, a selection may be drawn out very wide and would suggest that despite all the calculations, it may be wise not to back that one today. 

Betting Tissue Tool 2 Inform Racing

BspPos and SpPos

When you are looking back at past results, you will more than likely want to select either the BSP, the BSP place price, plus the finishing positions. There are two to choose from for for the finishing positions which are BspPos and SpPos. 

Both show the same finishing positions but with the horses that are placed in a race highlighted in pink, they highlight the places differently, depending on whether you want to show the horses that were placed using Betfair place rules or the bookmakers traditional place rules that take into account the number of runners and non runners.

You may want to use the SpPos if you are looking for a way of finding Placepot bets as an example.

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