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Sign Up for our Newsletter Receive latest horse racing news, race previews and our hand picked Saturday Selections. Here's a glossary of horse racing lingo to help you understand some of the more unusual words which have been adopted in horse racing. Horse racing dates back hundreds of years and over the journey it has developed a language all of its own.
This makes it easier to keep track of breeding and records. Bookmakers associate responsible for settling up on bets at the track. A runner racing inside of other runners and awaiting clear galloping room.
The starting gates or 'stalls' from which the horses jump at the beginning of a race. A portion of the racecourse where horses are paraded before the start of the race. Birdcage is also known as the celebrity room at large race days such as the Melbourne Cup in Australia.
When a horse is unwanted in betting before the race and the bookies increase the price. A term describing interference experienced by a horse. Describes the standard or grade of a race. Someone who offers a punter a tip and wants a percentage of the winnings. A young male horse either two or three years old that has not been gelded. Placings in a race are official and any winnings can now be paid out on the race. Correct weight means all jockeys have weighed in correctly at the end of the race to ensure each horse was carrying the correct amount of weight.
The female parent of a horse. In human terms, the 'mother' of a horse. Two or more horses finishing in an exact tie at the finishing post. For a dead heat the odds of a horse are divided in half to pay out each of the two winners evenly. A classic race for three-year-olds. Refers to a horse that has hesitated at the start and is slowly into stride.
Describes a horse that has been restrained in order to find a better position back in the field. Can also refer to a horses odds increasing in the lead-up to a race.
A specialist in equine hoof care. The firmest track rating. Now known as Firm in Australia. The most significant race of the day, usually determined by the ratings of the horses involved, its category and the prize money on offer. A young female horse three years old or younger. A runner resuming from a spell a spell being a minimum two-month break from racing. A horse making his racetrack debut. Odds movement of a runner as dictated by betting activity.
A horse who usually settles out in front. A scale used in European and American racing which is equivalent to approximately m. The optimal racing surface. In Australia, track managers always aim for track to be rated a Good 4.
A margin between runners that equates to roughly the length of a horse's head. If a horse wins by a head it is a close margin. A very rain-affected track. A Heavy 10 is the worst possible track rating in Australia.
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