What does SP mean at bookies?
Starting Price or SP betting is when you back a horse or dog and do not take a price ie: you do not take the fixed betting odds. Instead you leave your bet to be settled at the official Starting Price or SP. The SP is the official returned price of a horse from the racecourse at the point the race started.
What is the SP Favourite?
The SP favourite is the horse that is the favourite at the time the race starts.
Does William Hill guarantee best odds in shops?
William Hill are offering customers Best Odds Guaranteed for each of their daily UK and Irish horse racing and greyhound markets. If the starting price (SP) closes higher than the odds you bet at, William Hill will pay you the bigger price.
Does William Hill pay 5th place?
Or your horse takes the 5th position, and the bookmaker pays up to the fifth place. You will still get paid for that position on the place part of the wager only. winning bet and a losing one. Hence, it is recommended you that you check the bookies that pay five places before you can place your bet.