As of 1 April 2004, the Singapore Totalisator Board (or Tote Board
) acquired Singapore Pools from Temasek Holdings.
"Blood-Horse Authoritative Guide to Betting Thoroughbreds" covers how to place a bet and cash a ticket, understand what odds mean, read the tote board
, study past performances, and generally gain invaluable insights into the world of race horses as it is relevant to determining and placing bets in terms of their workouts, medication, and equipment.
As the show closed, the tote board
showed an all-time high of $61,013,855 for the voluntary health organization's programs of research and services to benefit people with neuromuscular diseases.
The war of words follows a Tote board
meeting on December 5 where the bookmakers, whose profits go to racing, decided that they will not be applying for a licence at the current terms.
"The Tote Board
has determined that any bid in excess of this level cannot be justified and has now withdrawn from the auction process."
As the half-life of fashionable status became ever more compressed, these monthlies strained to stay one step ahead, keeping their readers slightly off-balance and anxious about their own standing on the tote board
Members stood on the floor watching transfixed as red and green lights on the electric tote board
lit up, and supporters broke into applause when the magic 218 number was passed.
The Queen 92 champion owner 1954 & 1957; Sir Michael Oswald 84 jumps adviser to The Queen; Enda Bolger 55 trainer of Risk Of Thunder & Gilgamboa; Charles O'Brien 51 trainer of Burden Of Proof & Lord Admiral; Tom Proctor 62 trainer of One Dreamer & Marketing Mix; Barry Irwin 75 co-owner of Prized & Animal Kingdom; John Williams 72 clerk of the course at Hereford 1971-2001; Sally Iggulden 42 CEO & clerk of the course at Beverley; Lord Lipsey 70 Tote Board
member 1998-2002; John Richardson 70 joint-breeder of Monsieur Le Cure; Flemming Velin 75 owner of Fields Of Athenry; Colin Gorman 49 assistant to Tom Dascombe; Alex Bisono 34 rider of Pt's Grey Eagle & Foxysox; Tim Carroll 27 rider of Silverhand; Julian Armfield 72 journalist & author
Rumours of the need to tear down both stands, as well as poisonous spiders in the tote board
- no, people seem to believe that!