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The nBackRaces Argument of an MCL function

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Most MCL functions retrieving horse or running information accept an nBackRaces argument. This argument tells RaceMate datum of which race in the past record is to be retrieved. For example, the HrBodyweight( ) function retrieves the bodyweight of a horse as follows:


Function & Argument

Datum Retrieved

HrBodyweight( ) or


Body weight of the horse in the underlying race will be retrieved. (Underlying race means the race that the function applying to.)


Body weight of the horse in last running of the horse will be retrieved


Body weight of the horse in running prior to last running will be retrieved



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