Terms

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Paddock: The area of lockout kennels, scales and the inspection ring.

Pari-mutuel Wagering: Taken from the French term meaning "betting between ourselves"; wagering in which winnings are taken from the total amount of money wagered.

Perfecta: A wagering term describing the first two greyhounds to cross the finish line in exact order.

Place: A wagering term describing the second greyhound to cross the finish line.

Post: A greyhound's box or post position number. A greyhound's number always corresponds to the number of his starting box.

Post Time:

The time the first race of a performance begins, or any other race on the program.

Program: A printed guide to the day's races, including details such as the specifications and grades of individual races, track records, post positions, past performances, handicappers' selections, results of the previous day's races and entries for the following day or night.