Synonyms of 'equestrian: Horse racing terms'
accumulatora collective bet, esp on four or more races, in which the stake and winnings on each successive race are carried forward to become the stake on the next, so that both stakes and winnings accumulate progressively so long as the bet continues to be a winning one allowancealso-rana contestant, horse, etc, failing to finish among the first three in a race ante post bettingauction plateawayblanket finisha finish so close that a blanket would cover all the contestants involved boringbreakbreak awaycard or race carda daily programme of all the races at a meeting, listing the runners, riders, weights to be carried, distances to be run, and conditions of each race claiming race (US, Canadian)classicclerk of the courseclerk of the scalescoltcome incoursean area or stretch of land or water on which a sport is played or a race is run daily doublea single bet on the winners of two named races in any one day's racing dead heata race or contest in which two or more participants tie for first place distancethe length of this gap dope sheet (slang)draweach way or (U.S.) across-the-boardfallerone that falls, esp a horse that falls at a fence in a steeplechase fencea structure that serves to enclose an area such as a garden or field, usually made of posts of timber, concrete, or metal connected by wire, netting, rails, or boards fillyfinishflatthe season of flat racing flat jockeyflat racingthe racing of horses on racecourses without jumps flighta single line of hurdles across a track in a race furlonga unit of length equal to 220 yards (201.168 metres) goinggreen horsehandicapa contest, esp a race, in which competitors are given advantages or disadvantages of weight, distance, time, etc, in an attempt to equalize their chances of winning handicapperan official appointed to assign handicaps to competitors in such sports as golf and horse racing handyharness race or (N.Z.) trotting raceheadpressure of water, caused by height or velocity, measured in terms of a vertical column of water home straight or (U.S.) home stretchthe section of a racecourse forming the approach to the finish hurdlea light framework of interlaced osiers, wattle, etc, used as a temporary fence hurdlinga low barrier used in certain horse races impostthe specific weight that a particular horse must carry in a handicap race jockeyJockey Clubthe governing body that regulates and controls horse-racing both on the flat and over jumps jump jockeya jockey who rides in steeplechases (as opposed to one who rides in flat races) length maidena horse that has never won a race meetinga sporting competition, as of athletes, or of horse racing mileposta marking post on a racecourse a mile before the finishing line napto name (a horse) as likely to win a race National Huntneck the length of a horse's head and neck taken as an approximate distance by which one horse beats another in a race noviceobjectionpacemaker or pacesetterpacera horse trained to move at a special gait, esp for racing paddock(in horse racing) the enclosure in which horses are paraded and mounted before a race, together with the accompanying rooms photo finisha finish of a race in which contestants are so close that a photograph is needed to decide the result placethe first, second, or third position at the finish platera blacksmith who shoes racehorses with the special type of light shoe used for racing point-to-point (British)a steeplechase organized by a recognized hunt or other body, usually restricted to amateurs riding horses that have been regularly used in hunting pole mainly US, Canadian)the inside lane of a racecourse posteither of two upright poles marking the beginning (starting post) and end (winning post) of a racecourse roughie(in horse racing) an outsider that wins scratcha competitor or the status of a competitor who has no allowance or receives a penalty scurryselling race or platea light horseshoe for flat racing short heada distance shorter than the length of a horse's head silver ringstakesstartera person who supervises and signals the start of a race starting postthe upright pole marking the beginning of a racecourse starting price(esp in horse racing) the latest odds offered by bookmakers at the start of a race starting stalls or (U.S.) starting gatestayersteeplechase or chasea horse race over a course equipped with obstacles to be jumped, esp artificial hedges, ditches, water jumps, etc stewardstewards' inquirystraight or (U.S.) straightawaya straight part of a racetrackstretchthe section or sections of a racecourse that are straight, esp the final straight section leading to the finishing line sweat mainly US)sweat upticktacktracka course for running or racing trainera person who schools racehorses and prepares them for racing turfhorse racing as a sport or industry under starter's ordersunplacedunseated riderwalkoverthe running or walking over the course by the only contestant entered in a race at the time of starting weigh inthe act of checking a competitor's weight, as in boxing, horse racing, etc winning postthe post marking the finishing line on a racecourse wire (US, Canadian) the finishing line on a racecourse yearlinga thoroughbred racehorse counted for racing purposes as being one year old until the second Jan 1 following its birth ▷ See equestrian
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