Hot WalkWalking a horse after a workout or race to cool them down. Person who does this is known as aHot Walker.In the MoneyA horse that earns purse money in a race, usually the first four or five finishers. For bettors, called“hitting the board,” it refers to the horses that finish in the first three positions, win (first), place(second) or show (third), and in the case of some exotic bets, fourth or fifth.MaidenA horse that has never won a race. Maiden Special Weight races are “allowance” type races andare for horses which may not be claimed. In Maiden Claiming races the horses may be claimed.“Leche”Spanish slang for Milk of Magnesia; medicine given to horses to ease colic or other gastrointestinal distress.MountThe horse that a jockey rides in a particular race.Paymaster Also known as the Horseman’s Bookkeeper, distributes earnings and administrates any functionsregarding monies.Pick SixA wager where a bettor picks winning horses in a series of six consecutive races. Bet must beplaced before the start of the first race in the series. Variations are Pick Three, Four or Five, all of which are extensions of race track standard, the Daily Double, which originally required pickingthe first two winners of the day.PolesTrack markers that indicate distance on the track. Measured in Half, Quarter and Sixteenth of amile increments.Post PositionPre-assigned position from which a horse will leave the starting gate, determined in a randomdraw by the Racing Office staff when the horses are entered.
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