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On The Nose Betting a horse to win only. Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. A lucky 15 is a multiple wager that has four horses, but the amount of wagers increases to 15 by the addition of four single wagers to the Yankee. Single-Race Exotic Bets

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Horse Betting

Click here for more details on a Win bet. On a Place Bet you choose one horse and your horse needs to finish first OR second to claim some winnings! Click here for more details on a Place bet. Click here for more details on a Show bet. Exacta Quinella Trifecta Superfecta Hi On an Exacta Bet you need to choose the horses that will finish first AND second in the correct order to claim your winnings! Click here for more details on an Exacta bet. Click here for more details on a Quinella bet.

Click here for more details on a Trifecta bet. Click here for more details on a Superfecta bet. Click here for more details on a Super Hi-5 bet. Click here for more details on a Daily Double bet.

Click here for more details on a Pick 3 bet. Click here for more details on a Pick 4 bet. Click here for more details on a Pick 5 bet. Click here for more details on a Pick 6 bet. Box exotic wagers so you increase your chances of winning. Is made to guarantee the outcome of the first two finishers regardless of which horse wins. For example, if you box the 4 and 7 horses and either the 4 or the 7 horse wins and finishes second, you win.

It is more drastic than weakened but less drastic than stopped. GAIT - the ways in which a horse can move - walk, trot, canter, gallop, run, etc. Also, to handicap a race, to make selections on the basis of the past performances. Specifically, an entire male 5 years old or older. Also a horse or pony who accompanies a starter to post. To collect, you must pick the winners of three consecutive races. You must make your selections before the first race of your Pick 3 wager.

To collect, you must pick the winners of four consecutive races. You must make your selections before the first race of your Pick 4 wager. To collect, you must pick the winners of six consecutive races. You must make your selections before the first race of your Pick 6 wager.

The Pick 6 wager can offer the largest payoffs in racing. However, if your horse wins, you only collect the Place payout. The quarter pole, for instance, is a quarter of a mile from the finish, not from the start. You collect if your horse finishes first, second or third, but you collect only the Show payout. Some stakes races are by invitation and require no payment or fee.

Is similar to an exacta and trifecta, except you must pick the horses that finish first, second, third and fourth in exact order. Also figures out and displays payoffs. Is similar to an exacta, except you must pick the horses that finish first, second, and third in exact order.

For example, if you play a trifecta, the 4 horse must Win and the 7 horse must come in second and the 1 horse must come in third.

Is made to guarantee the outcome of the first three finishers regardless of which horse wins. For example, if you box the 4, the 7 and 1 horses and either the 4 , 7 or the 1 horse wins, finishes second and third, you win.

When a horse extends himself to the utmost. A horse who finishes out of the money. A race for 2-year-olds. Horses finishing so closely together they could be covered by a blanket. A horse who bleeds during or after a workout or race due to ruptured blood vessel. Device to limit a horse's vision.

A short, final workout, usually a day or two before a race. Totalisator board on which odds, betting pools and other information is displayed. Sudden veering from a straight course, usually to the outside rail. A poor race run directly following a career-best or near-best performance.

Horse or rider winning first race of a career. When a horse suffers an injury; lameness. Easing off on a horse for a short distance in a race to permit it to conserve it's energy. A piece of equipment usually made of leather or nylon, which fits on a horse's head. Female Thoroughbred used for breeding. Small racetrack; usually less than one mile. The best time for the distance on a given day at a track. A projection on the heels of a horseshoe, similar to a cleat.

A race for fillies, mares, or both. Gear carried by a horse in a race. Also, to ride a horse at that gait. Unit used in measuring height of a horse from withers to ground. Also one who makes selections on past performances. One horse leading another by the length of his head. Also distance between horses in a race. LUG in or out:







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Horse racing involves a somewhat boggling collection of colorful phrases and terms for putting your money down on a horse and hoping to come away with a lot more money when the horse wins. Racing can also provide a comparatively gentle way of wagering — you don't have to bet that the horse will come in first. an incomplete male horse. GOOD BOTTOM: horse racing track that is firm under the surface, which may be sloppy or wet. GOOD TRACK: condition between fast and slow. GRADUATE: winning at a class and moving up. H HALF: half a mile, four furlongs; yards; 2, feet. HAND: four inches. Unit used in measuring height of a horse from . Show — If your horse finishes 1st, 2nd or 3rd, you win $. Exotic Bets or Combination Wagers. Across the board — Three equal Win, Place and Show bets. If your horse finishes 1st, you win all three bets. If your horse finishes 2nd, you win on the Place and Show bets. If your horse finishes 3rd, you win on the Show bet.