Do you know your horse racing lingo?

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April 22nd, 2021

Horse racing has some of the most colorful lingo of any sport, but how much of it do you really know?

Some of these are more formal terms you may see in a program or a condition book. Others are slang words that you’re more likely to overhear as people are chattering along the rail. Some of these you may know already. Others could be the horse racing word you’ve been searching for your entire life, but haven’t stumbled across yet.

Here are twelve words you’ll hear at the track. Can you decipher them?