Racing 101

Racing 101


A Visual Glossary

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Taken Up: A horse pulled up sharply by its rider because of being in close quarters.


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VIDEO Racing 101: Reading The Racing Program
Joe Kristufek simplifies the race program and takes some of the fear out of picking a horse.

Beginners Guide

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Name Games
Before a Thoroughbred can race, it must have a name. Acquiring a name can sometimes be a sport in and of itself, for Thoroughbred names cannot sound like any of the approximately 430,000 names already in active use and must also comply with 15 rules which establish the types of names not allowed.

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