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Betting guide & tips

Betting can seem confusing to the first-time visitor, but it's really quite simple when you know how. That's why we have provided some handy information to help make your evening at the Stadium even more enjoyable. Simply download our beginners guide to tote betting or read below...

Beginners guide to tote betting

Popular bets

Below are some popular bets explained. The amount staked and trap numbers are examples only. Please choose your own stake and your own trap numbers. For further information on gambling visit the GamCare website.

Win
This is a single bet requiring you to nominate the winning greyhound. Ask for: Win - Trap Number - Stake, e.g. Win - Trap 3 - £1. Total investment £1.

Place
This is the simplest bet of all and requires you to nominate the greyhound which finishes either 1st or 2nd. Ask for: Place - Trap Number - Stake, e.g. Place - Trap 6 - £1. Total investment £1.

Each Way
This is two bets, a Win bet and a Place bet, on the same greyhound. If your selection wins, you will receive one Win dividend (from the Win pool) and one Place dividend (from the Place pool). If your selection comes second, you will receive the Place dividend only. Ask for: Each Way - Trap Number - Stake, e.g. Each Way - Trap 1 - £1. Total investment £2 (i.e. 2 bets).

Forecast
This bet requires you to nominate the two greyhounds to finish 1st and 2nd, in the correct order. Ask for: Forecast - Trap Numbers - Stake, e.g. Forecast - Traps 2 & 5 - £1. Total investment £1.

'Reverse' Forecast
This is effectively two bets, requiring your two selected greyhounds to finish 1st, and 2nd, in either order.
Ask for: Reverse Forecast - Trap Numbers - Stake e.g. Reverse Forecast - Traps 1 & 4 - £1. Total investment £2 (i.e. 2 bets).

Trio
This bet requires you to nominate the three greyhounds to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd, in the correct order.
Ask for: Trio - Trap Numbers - Stake,
e.g. Trio - Traps 2,4 & 6 - £1
Total investment £1.

‘All Ways’ Trio
This is actually six bets, requiring your chosen three greyhounds to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd, in any order. Ask for: All Ways Trio - Trap Numbers - Stake e.g. All Ways Trio - Traps 1,3 & 5 - 50p. Total investment £3 (i.e. 6 bets).

Lucky dip
If you are not sure which Trap or Traps to choose, trust to ‘Lady Luck’. Ask for: Type of bet (see above) - Lucky Dip - Stake e.g. Trio - Lucky Dip - £1. Total investment £1.

Forecast multiple bets

Forecast multiple bets are explained below. The amount staked and trap numbers are examples only. Please choose your own stake and your own Trap numbers.

Choose three greyhounds with any two to finish 1st and 2nd, in any order Ask for: All Ways Forecast - Trap Numbers - Stake, e.g. All Ways Forecast - Traps 1,2 and 3 - 50p. Total investment £3 (i.e. 6 bets).

Choose four greyhounds with any two to finish 1st and 2nd, in any order. Ask for: All Ways Forecast - Trap Numbers - Stake, e.g. All Ways Forecast - Traps 3,4 ,5 and 6 - 50p. Total investment £6 (i.e. 12 bets).

Nominate one greyhound to win, with any of the other five to come 2nd. Ask for: Forecast - Trap Number With Field - Stake, e.g. Forecast - Trap 6 With Field - 50p. Total investment £2.50 (i.e. 5 bets).

A guaranteed win ! All six traps in all possible combinations, to finish 1st and 2nd. Ask for: Forecast - Field With Field - Stake, e.g. Forecast - Field With Field - 50p. Total investment £15 (i.e. 30 bets).

Trio multiple bets

Below Trio multiple bets are explained. The amount staked and trap numbers are examples only. Please choose your own stake and your own trap numbers.

Choose 4 greyhounds, with any three to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd, in any order. Ask for: All Ways Trio - Trap Numbers - Stake, e.g. All Ways Trio - Traps 2,3,5 and 6 - 50p. Total investment £12 (i.e. 24 bets).

Nominate one greyhound to win and another to come second, with any of the other 4 traps to finish third. Ask for: All Ways Trio - Trap Numbers With Field - Stake, e.g. All Ways Trio - Trap 1 To Beat Trap 4 With Field - £1
Total investment £4 (i.e. 4 bets).

Nominate one greyhound to win, with any of the other 5 to come second and any of the remaining 4 to come third. Ask for: Trio - Trap Number With Field and Field - Stake, e.g. Trio - Trap 6 With Field and Field - 50p
Total investment £10 (i.e. 20 bets).

A guaranteed win ! All six traps in all possible combinations to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Ask for: Trio - Field With Field With Field - Stake, e.g. Trio - Field With Field With Field - 50p. Total investment £60 (i.e. 120 bets).

Tote rules

Peterborough Greyhound Stadium – Totalisator Rules

Simply click on the link below to download our tote rules in pdf format.

Tote rules

Remember, responsible gambling is only gambling what you can afford. It is illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to place a bet on the Tote, with a Bookmaker, or play on any gambling machine at the Stadium.

Important notice

There will be no racing on Saturday 30th December 2017