Sports Explained: Glossary K

Sportsbook Glossary: Kk


Kentucky Derby Horse Racing
Horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. It also known as the first leg of the annual Triple Crown.

Key Numbers
This represents the most common margins of defeat, and is used frequently in football where many games end with one team winning by a multiple of 3 or 7.

Kickoff Football
A kickoff is a type of play that occurs at the beginning of each half, overtime period (not in college), and following each touchdown, successful field goal, or safety.