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F

Filly

A female horse, age three or under.

First-Over

A horse racing on the outside without another horse directly in front of him or her. A foreshortening of the phrase first overland.

Foal

A newly-born horse. (Noun) The act of giving birth. (Verb)

Furlong

One-eighth of a mile or 220 yards. Races are measured in furlongs.


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G

Gelding

A castrated animal.

Going

The condition of the racecourse (firm, heavy, soft, etc.). Official Jockey Club going reports progress as follows: Heavy - soft - good to soft - good - good to firm - firm.

Green Horse

A horse that has not raced, or has raced only a few times.


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H

Handicap

A race for which a handicapper assigns weights to be carried. Also, to handicap a race, to make selections on the basis of the past performances.

Hand

Four inches. A horse's height is measured in hands and inches from the top of the shoulder (withers) to the ground, e.g., 15.2 hands is 15 hands, 2 inches. Thoroughbreds typically range from 15 to 17 hands.

Horse

A male horse, age four and up.


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I

Inquiry

Reviewing the race to check into a possible infraction of the rules. Also, a sign flashed by officials on the tote board on such occasions. If lodged by a jockey, it is called an objection.

In the Money

Describes the horses in a race that finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd (and sometimes 4th) or the horses on which money will be paid to bettors, depending on the place terms.


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J

Judge

The official who declares the placing for each race.

Juvenile

A two-year-old horse.


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L

Length

A measurement approximating the length of a horse from nose to tail, about 8 feet, used to denote distance between horses in a race.

Long Odds

Odds which are greater than 10:1.


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M

Maiden

A horse (male or female) who has never won a racing purse.

Mare

A female horse, age four and up.

Matinee

A program of racing conducted during the daylight hours.

Morning Line

Approximate odds printed in the program and posted before wagering begins. This is a forecast of how the morning line maker believes wagering will occur in a particular race.

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June 17 - 23
Race Schedule

DATE FIRST POST* TRACK
17 MON 12:40
PM
Parx Racing Bensalem, PA
12:50
PM
Thistledown North Randall, OH
1:00
PM
Presque Isle Downs Erie, PA
1:15
PM
Finger Lakes Farmington, NY
2:10
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
5:00
PM
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
5:05
PM
Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA
7:00
PM
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort Chester, WV
8:30
PM
Assiniboia Downs Winnipeg, MB
18 TUE 11:15
AM
Finger Lakes Farmington, NY
12:40
PM
Parx Racing Bensalem, PA
12:50
PM
Thistledown North Randall, OH
1:00
PM
Presque Isle Downs Erie, PA
2:00
PM
FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing Collinsville, IL
2:10
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
5:05
PM
Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA
5:45
PM
Penn National Grantville, PA
7:00
PM
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort Chester, WV
8:30
PM
Assiniboia Downs Winnipeg, MB
19 WED 11:15
AM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
Finger Lakes Farmington, NY
12:30
PM
Delaware Park Wilmington, DE
12:45
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
12:50
PM
Thistledown North Randall, OH
1:00
PM
Presque Isle Downs Erie, PA
2:10
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
5:05
PM
Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA
5:45
PM
Penn National Grantville, PA
7:00
PM
Fair Meadows Tulsa, OK
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort Chester, WV
7:15
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
8:30
PM
Assiniboia Downs Winnipeg, MB
20 THU 11:15
AM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
12:30
PM
Delaware Park Wilmington, DE
12:55
PM
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
1:05
PM
Belmont at the Big A Ozone Park, NY
2:10
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
5:00
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
5:45
PM
Penn National Grantville, PA
6:05
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
6:10
PM
Canterbury Park Shakopee, MN
6:30
PM
Evangeline Downs Opelousas, LA
7:00
PM
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Charles Town, WV
Fair Meadows Tulsa, OK
7:15
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
21 FRI 11:15
AM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
12:25
PM
Laurel Park Laurel, MD
12:45
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
12:55
PM
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
1:05
PM
Belmont at the Big A Ozone Park, NY
1:10
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
2:00
PM
Monmouth Park Oceanport, NJ
3:00
PM
Ruidoso Downs Ruidoso Downs, NM
4:45
PM
Pleasanton Pleasanton, CA
5:45
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
6:30
PM
Evangeline Downs Opelousas, LA
7:00
PM
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Charles Town, WV
Energy Downs 307 Horseracing Gillette, WY
Fair Meadows Tulsa, OK
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
7:35
PM
Lone Star Park Opelousas, LA
8:15
PM
Century Mile Edmonton, AB
10:00
PM
Hastings Racecourse Vancouver, BC
10:01
PM
Emerald Downs Auburn, WA
22 SAT 11:15
AM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
12:00
PM
Thistledown North Randall, OH
12:25
PM
Laurel Park Laurel, MD
12:30
PM
Delaware Park Wilmington, DE
12:35
PM
Belmont at the Big A Ozone Park, NY
12:45
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
12:50
PM
Monmouth Park Oceanport, NJ
12:55
PM
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
1:10
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
2:30
PM
Chippewa Downs Belcourt, ND
2:35
PM
Lone Star Park Opelousas, LA
3:00
PM
Ruidoso Downs Ruidoso Downs, NM
3:05
PM
Wyoming Downs Evanston, WY
3:15
PM
Lethbridge Lethbridge, AB
3:30
PM
Energy Downs 307 Horse Racing Gillette, WY
Los Alamitos Los Alamitos, CA
3:50
PM
Hawthorne Stickney, IL
4:00
PM
Grants Pass Grants Pass, OR
4:30
PM
Emerald Downs Auburn, WA
4:45
PM
Pleasanton Pleasanton, CA
5:30
PM
Hastings Racecourse Vancouver, BC
5:45
PM
Century Mile Edmonton, AB
6:10
PM
Canterbury Park Shakopee, MN
6:30
PM
Evangeline Downs Opelousas, LA
7:00
PM
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Charles Town, WV
Fair Meadows Tulsa, OK
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
7:15
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
8:30
PM
FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing Collinsville, IL
9:00
PM
Los Alamitos Los Alamitos, CA
23 SUN 12:25
PM
Laurel Park Laurel, MD
12:35
PM
Belmont at the Big A Ozone Park, NY
12:45
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
12:50
PM
Monmouth Park Oceanport, NJ
12:55
PM
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
1:10
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
2:10
PM
Canterbury Park Shakopee, MN
2:30
PM
Chippewa Downs Belcourt, ND
2:35
PM
Lone Star Park Opelousas, LA
3:00
PM
Ruidoso Downs Ruidoso Downs, NM
3:05
PM
Wyoming Downs Evanston, WY
3:50
PM
Hawthorne Stickney, IL
3:15
PM
Lethbridge Lethbridge, AB
3:30
PM
Energy Downs 307 Horse Racing Gillette, WY
Los Alamitos Los Alamitos, CA
3:50
PM
Hawthorne Stickney, IL
4:00
PM
Grants Pass Grants Pass, OR
4:30
PM
Emerald Downs Auburn, WA
4:45
PM
Pleasanton Pleasanton, CA
5:00
PM
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
7:00
PM
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort Chester, WV

*ALL TIMES EDT


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