Across the board
A win, place and show bet on a horse.Allowance
A race other than a claiming event for which the racing secretary drafts certain conditions.
A jockey who has ridden for less than a year and who receives weight allowances.
The racetrack's barn area.
A color ranging from tan to dark chestnut with black mane, tail and points.
Beyer speed rating
A measure of performance popularized by Andy Beyer of The Washington Post.
An exceptionally poor performance on the heels of an exceptionally good one.
Female horse used for breeding.
A sire whose female offspring become producers of exceptional performers.
Fastest workout of the day at a particular distance.
Call to the post
A special call played on a Bugle used to signal the horses to the starting gate.
A color ranging from light gold to deep red. Also, a small, horny growth on the inside of a horse's front legs.
A race in which the horses are for sale at a price specified before the race. Claims are made before the race and the new owner assumes possession immediately following the race.
An ungelded male horse 4 years old or younger.
The mother of a horse.
A race for female horses.
Strong urging by jockey.
Good speed at the start of a race.
Two or more horses representing the same owner or trained by the same person and running together as a single betting entity.
A female horse less than 5 years old.
An eighth of a mile.
A neutered male horse.
This is the study of factors in the past performances which determine the relative qualities and abilities of horses in a race.
Official investigation of rule infractions.
Diuretic medication given to horses which bleed.
A horse that hasn't won a flat race in any country.
A female horse 5 years old or older.
The starting odds set by the track handicapper.
A track that is not fast.
A horse whose odds are greater than its potential to win.
Structure or area where horses are saddled and kept before going to the track.
System of wagering where all the money is returned to the wagerers after deduction of track and state percentages.
Horse with white hairs mingled throughout its coat.
Jacket and cap worn by jockeys.
Father of a foal.
Uncastrated male horse.
Grass covered race course.
Horse whose odds are more promising than his potential to win.
A person who helps jockeys keep their wardrobe and equipment in order.
The assigned weight for a horse, including the jockey, equipment and lead weights if needed.
Exercise session at a predetermined distance.
A horse that is one year old. The universal birthdate of horses is January 1.