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Horseracing data is separate from other data. The data is grouped by
market/selection/odds/inplay. For example, we give a single record for the
amounts traded on Ollie Magern in the Hennessy at odds of 8.0 prior to the race
The data given is as follows...
COUNTRY (horseracing only)
COURSE (horseracing only)
LATEST_TAKEN (when these odds were last matched on the selection)
FIRST_TAKEN (when these odds were first matched on the selection)
IN_PLAY (IP - In-Play, PE - Pre-Event, NI - Event did not go in-play)
NUMBER_BETS (number of individual bets placed)
VOLUME_MATCHED (sums the stakes of both back and lay bets)
WIN_FLAG (1 if the selection was paid out as a full or partial winner, 0
A list of Sports IDs is available
We are aware of the following specfic issues with the data
We occasionally have to re-settle a market. In these cases the volumes quoted
may be inaccurate.
For Asian Handicaps and Markets such as Total Runs or Total Goals, there is no
Settled Date on the market.
For Asian Handicaps, there is no indication of the handicap, although each line
is a different event id.
- With the introduction of Keep Bets at the end of 2008, some trades have subsequently been labelled as PE when they should in fact be IP. This is due the fact that the bets were matched in-play (IP) although they were placed pre-event (PE) using Keep Bets.