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Horse racing glossary?


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Re: Horse racing glossary? I don't know of any site that explains all the 'jargon' of racing.......... As for the two examples...... 'Ridden out'.........this means that the jockey pushed the horse all the way to the line. Would be the opposite of 'eased when beaten'. You usually see it relating to horses a bit down the field who are either 'ridden out' or 'eased when beaten'.........or an easy winner who wins by 10 lengths might be 'ridden out' or 'eased in final furlong'..........the assumption would be that a horse who is 'ridden out' would be running to their best because they're pushed all the way to the line. 'Ran on'.........means a horse that made up ground towards the end of a race......you often see it of a horse that comes out of the pack and wins by 5 lengths or one that comes from the back and passes several runners in the final furlong or two. It's often used to indicate that a horse might improve over a longer trip because they're full of running at the end of the race. But it can be deceptive as they might just be plodding on past horses that are slowing down through tiredness, particularly in jump racing.

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Some people dont check to see if links are dead.Ha ha. Seriously though,A few of the glossary's i find dont have all the actual in race terms.Cheers for the input.
:lol :$:$ Its in the stickies mate, and it will has a lot of helpful stuff. If there is anything else you want to find out, just ask in the thread and we will try to answer your questions. :ok Sorry about the broken link btw :$
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