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Horse Racing Glossary

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Health and Veterinary Terms
Medications and health problems race horses may have

People and Jobs
The various people and jobs at the race track

Race Day Terms
Events, equipment, track conditions, etc. from the running of a race

Race Types
Defines the various type of races generally held in North America

Wagering Terms
Types of wagers and various gambling related terms

More resources: DRF Glossary - includes some more esoteric terms

Harness Racing Glossary - some terms are specific to this type of racing

NTRA Glossary - a very complete list

USTA Glossary - a much shorter harness racing list

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