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U

Unbackable

A horse which is quoted at short odds that punters decide is too short to return any reasonable amount for the money they outlay.

Underlay

A horse racing at shorter odds than seems warranted by its past performances.

Under Starters Orders

The starting of a race (also referred to as Under Orders).

Under Wraps

A horse under stout restraint in a race or workout.


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V

Value

Getting the best odds on a wager.


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W

Wager

Another term for a bet.

Walkover

A race in which only one horse competes.

Warming Up

Galloping a horse on the way to post.

Weigh In/Out

Weigh In/Out - The certification, by the clerk of scales, of a rider's weight before/after a race. A jockey weighs in fully dressed with all equipment except for his/her helmet, whip and (in many jurisdictions) flak jacket.

Weight-For-Age

A practice that allows horses of different age and sex to compete on equal terms. The weight a horse carries is allocated on a set scale according to its sex and age.

Wire

The finish line for a race.


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Y

Yearling

A horse in its second calendar year of life, beginning January 1st of the year following its birth.

Yielding

Condition of a turf course with a great deal of moisture. Horses sink into it noticeably.

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May 16 - 22 Race Schedule

DATE FIRST POST* TRACK
16 MON 12:50
PM
Thistledown North Randall, OH
12:55
PM
Parx Racing Bensalem, PA
1:10
PM
Finger Lakes Bossier City, LA
1:30
PM
Presque Isle Downs Erie, PA
2:00
PM
Will Rogers Downs Claremore, OK
2:30
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
4:05
PM
Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA
5:00
PM
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
7:00
PM
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort Chester, WV
17 TUE 12:50
PM
Thistledown North Randall, OH
12:55
PM
Parx Racing Bensalem, PA
1:10
PM
Finger Lakes Bossier City, LA
1:30
PM
Presque Isle Downs Erie, PA
2:00
PM
FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing Collinsville, IL
2:05
PM
Will Rogers Downs Claremore, OK
2:30
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
4:05
PM
Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA
7:00
PM
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort Chester, WV
18 WED 12:35
PM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
12:50
PM
Thistledown North Randall, OH
1:10
PM
Finger Lakes Bossier City, LA
1:30
PM
Ajax Down Ajax, ON
1:30
PM
Presque Isle Downs Erie, PA
Will Rogers Downs Claremore, OK
2:30
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
6:00
PM
Canterbury Park Shakopee, MN
6:30
PM
Evangeline Downs Opelousas, LA
7:00
PM
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Charles Town, WV
7:15
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
19 THU 12:35
PM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
12:40
PM
Pimlico Baltimore, MD
1:05
PM
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
1:10
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
3:05
PM
Belmont Park Elmont, NY
3:30
PM
Horseshoe Indianapolis Shelbyville, IN
5:00
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
Sam Houston Race Park Houston, TX
6:00
PM
Penn National Grantville, PA
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
Remington Park Oklahoma City, OK
7:15
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
7:35
PM
Lone Star Park Grand Prairie, TX
20 FRI 11:30
PM
Pimlico Baltimore, MD
12:35
PM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
12:45
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
1:00
PM
Belmont Park Elmont, NY
3:00
PM
Miles City Miles City, MT
3:50
PM
Hawthorne Stickney, IL
4:00
PM
Santa Anita Park Arcadia, CA
4:15
PM
Golden Gate Fields Albany, CA
Sunray Park Farmington, NM
4:50
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
5:00
PM
Fonner Park Grand Island, NE
6:00
PM
Penn National Grantville, PA
6:30
PM
Evangeline Downs Opelousas, LA
7:00
PM
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Charles Town, WV
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
Remington Park Oklahoma City, OK
7:15
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
7:35
PM
Lone Star Park Grand Prairie, TX
7:45
PM
Sam Houston Race Park Houston, TX
8:15
PM
Century Mile Edmonton, AB
21 SAT 11:16
AM
Pimlico Baltimore, MD
12:00
PM
Belmont Park Elmont, NY
12:05
PM
Parx Racing Bensalem, PA
12:15
PM
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
Monmouth Park Oceanport, NJ
12:35
PM
Belterra Park Cincinnati, OH
12:45
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
1:02
PM
Remington Park Oklahoma City, OK
1:10
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
1:30
PM
Malvern Malvern, PA
2:00
PM
Sam Houston Race Park Houston, TX
Penn National Grantville, PA
2:30
PM
Fonner Park Grand Island, NE
Sunray Park Farmington, NM
2:35
PM
Lone Star Park Grand Prairie, TX
2:45
PM
Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA
3:00
PM
Energy Downs 307 Horseracing Gillette, WY
Miles City Miles City, MT
3:15
PM
Lethbridge - RMTC Lethbridge, AB
3:50
PM
Hawthorne Stickney, IL
4:00
PM
Santa Anita Park Arcadia, CA
4:15
PM
Golden Gate Fields Albany, CA
5:00
PM
Hastings Racecourse Vancouver, BC
5:15
PM
Emerald Downs Auburn, WA
5:45
PM
Century Mile Edmonton, AB
5:45
PM
Century Mile Edmonton, AB
6:30
PM
Evangeline Downs Opelousas, LA
7:00
PM
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Charles Town, WV
7:15
PM
Delta Downs Vinton, LA
7:30
PM
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
8:30
PM
FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing Collinsville, IL
9:00
PM
Los Alamitos Los Alamitos, CA
22 SUN 12:15
PM
Monmouth Park Oceanport, NJ
12:45
PM
Churchill Downs Louisville, KY
12:55
PM
Ajax Down Ajax, ON
1:00
PM
Belmont Park Elmont, NY
1:05
PM
Gulfstream Park Hallandale, FL
1:10
PM
Woodbine Rexdale, ON
2:35
PM
Lone Star Park Grand Prairie, TX
2:45
PM
Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA
3:00
PM
Energy Downs 307 Horseracing Gillette, WY
Miles City Miles City, MT
3:15
PM
Lethbridge - RMTC Lethbridge, AB
3:50
PM
Hawthorne Stickney, IL
4:00
PM
Santa Anita Park Arcadia, CA
4:15
PM
Golden Gate Fields Albany, CA
Sunray Park Farmington, NM
5:00
PM
Hastings Racecourse Vancouver, BC
Prairie Meadows Altoona, IA
Remington Park Oklahoma City, OK
5:15
PM
Emerald Downs Auburn, WA
6:00
PM
Pocatello Downs Pocatello, ID
7:00
PM
Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort Chester, WV
8:00
PM
Los Alamitos Los Alamitos, CA

*ALL TIMES EDT


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