French Racing Info Glossary

F
Stands for female horse.
Favourite
A horse who has the highest chances of winning in the race.
Fence
A type of obstacles in Steeplechase races.
Field
The number of horses in a race.
Filly
Female horse three-year old or younger.
Firm (track)
A condition of turf corresponding to a firm resilient surface
Flat race
A race contested on level ground.
Flexi
The punter pays for just a fraction of the cost of the bet. If he wins, he collects a corresponding fraction of the dividend. More information in the ""betting guide"" tab.
Fm
Firm.
Foal
A horse of either sex in its first year of life.
Forfeit
When a horse is withdrawn from the list of entries before the final declaration (due to injuries, illness or any other reason..).