tote board


Definition of tote board

: an electrically operated board (as at a racetrack) on which pertinent information (such as betting odds and race results) is posted

Examples of tote board in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So no matter who the favorite is on the tote board, Rich Strike will be the sentimental favorite around the country. Stephen Edelson, USA TODAY, 8 June 2022 Beyond it, facing south, is the tote board that showed odds. Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic, 1 June 2022 He was impressed with the venue, decorated with an old train station-style tote board and long wooden tables featuring products under glass globes. Mike Catalini, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Apr. 2022 Albahr was scratched, and then confusion ensued when it was announced Modern Games also was withdrawn and taken off the tote board, meaning bets on the horse would be refunded. Tod Leonard, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Nov. 2021 For those three games, the Astros outscored the Twins 40-16, and the tote board read 84 total bases for the visitors. Patrick Reusse, Star Tribune, 29 Sep. 2020 Each state primary or caucus has a market, giving the PredictIt website a look that resembles a sportsbook tote board. Michael Cabanatuan,, 2 Mar. 2020 And please remove the horizontal bars in front to the tote board. Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2019 Pimlico is where Man o’ War romped to victory in the 1920 Preakness and the first tote board was introduced in 1933. Pamela Wood,, 5 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of tote board

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tote board

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20 Jun 2022

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“Tote board.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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