Timeform API FAQs | Betfair Developers
• How much does Timeform API access cost?
The cost of Timeform API access depends on the data package that your require
Price are available on application.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
• What data is available via the Timeform API?
The API provides all pre and post-race horse-racing information from the Timeform database. Parameters include:
Core Racecard data – including but not limited to Course, Goings, Eligibility, Distance, Prize w/ Runner, Jockey, Trainer, Owner data. Full past race Form
Timeform View – Short paragraph on the main performers in the race
Timeform Horse-by-Horse – Individual line on each horses merit
Timeform Master Comment – Individual paragraph on horse form, history and progeny.
Timeform Master Rating – Individual rating per horse
Timeform Weight-adjusted Rating – Adjusted to age/weights of race
Timeform Star Rating – Marked out of 5 against the field
Timeform Forecast – early tissue price per horse
Timeform Master in-play symbol – on the horses performance in:running.
Course top Jockeys and Trainer Statistics
Full Result with Betfair Starting Price and winning times
Betfair inPlay maximum/minimum
Timeform PostRace Commentary – paragraph on horse performance
Timeform Timefigures – as adjusted to conditions
Timeform Master Rating
Timeform Weight-adjusted Rating
Timeform in-play symbol
Timeform Running Note
Full 10 year historical data
• What are the personal benefits of using the Timeform API?
Personal Benefits Access Timeform API to plug in to your own calculations and algorithms
Real-time data delivery, plus ten year historical archive
Content available for UK/IRE/AUS
NEW in-play data sets
• What is the Timeform API?
The Timeform API is available for Betfair customers to access premium content. It is a REST API that allows you to programmatically retrieve data from the Timeform database.
• What are the commercial benefit of using the Timeform API?
Commercial Benefits Enhance your front-end output to attract new punters with Timeform opinion
Improve ‘stickiness’ and ‘dwell-time’ to increase customer retention and loyalty
Multi-channel output to all digital devices (mobile/tablet etc…)
Brand association with Timeform to encourage customers to bet with confidence
• How do I login to the Timeform API?
To login and create a sessionToken for use with the Timeform API you should use the documented Betfair API login methods. You will also require a specifically assigned Application Key to make Timeform API requests.
• How do I create an App Key for use with the Timeform API?
Timeform API access is provided on application. If your application for access is approved you'll be provided with an App Key relevant to the agreed access level.
• Why isn't recentForm being returned by raceCard?
This data is only provided for races that have yet to have taken place. The recentForm data isn't returned for historical raceCards.