- Calks on shoes which give a horse better traction in mud or on soft tracks.
- Another term for the Stewards. (Or Stipendiary Stewards)
- Betting to win only.
(UK) - See 'Exacta'.
- A wager to correctly select the winner of each of six consecutive nominated
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- Also known as an attendant. A person who assists the trainer, cares for the
horse or helps to put on its equipment.
- 1) Male horse used for breeding. 2) A breeding farm.
- A bet placed on four horses to cross the finish line in exact chosen order.
- A horse which a punter or tipster believes is unbeatable in a race.
- Type of betting whereby each horse in a race is drawn out of a hat by a particular
person (who pays a set amount of money for the privilege of buying a horse).
The people which chose the winner and placegetters will receive a percentage
of the total money pool.
- Totalisator Agency Board. The body appointed to regulate off-course betting
(bets made by people who are not present at the race track).
- Commission deducted from mutuel pools which is shared by the track, horsemen
(in the form of purses) and local and state governing bodies in the form of
- A horse pulled up sharply by his rider because of being in close quarters.
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Club - An organization
dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing. Incorporated
Feb. 10, 1894 in New York City, The Jockey Club serves as North America's Thoroughbred
registry, responsible for the maintenance of 'The American Stud Book', a register
of all Thoroughbreds foaled in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada; and
of all Thoroughbreds imported into those countries from jurisdictions that have
a registry recognized by The Jockey Club and the International Stud Book Committee.