All Racing Terms




Frankie Lovato Jr. explains that the term knot refers to the knot that the jockey ties in the reins before a race starts. He also explains how to tie four different knots and the importance of the placement of the knot. Accompanying video courtesy of Jockey World, a non-profit educational organization in horse racing created by Frankie Lovato Jr. and dedicated to providing reliable information, tools, guidance and resources, that include knowledge in health and safety, to anyone who wishes to pursue a career or develop a better understanding of the horse racing industry. Lovato in 2013 vowed to create 365 racing terminology videos for every day of the year in an effort to better educate racing fans and bring awareness to Jockey World.

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