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BettingHorse RacingStrategy
June 21, 2017

Jockeys: Their Role in the Mornings

Photo by Scott Serio/Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images A jockey’s primary role in horse racing is to safely ride a horse in a race and, hopefully, in a winning manner. Part of being a successful jockey is establishing and maintaining relationships with…
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BettingHistoryHorse RacingStrategy
April 11, 2017

Silks

Silks: Commonly Asked Questions Silks, also known as “colors”, are the colorful jackets and helmet covers that a jockey wears in a race; they are used to silently announce the owner of the horse and to also help identify the…
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BettingHorse HealthHorse Racing
October 15, 2016

If The Shoe Fits

If The Shoe Fits This article was written by Horse Racing 101 correspondent and lifelong horseman, Heather Gregorek. There are as many types of shoes used within horse racing; their use can be for protection of the foot due to…
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Horse HealthHorse RacingStrategy
October 15, 2016

Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage

Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage  There are no greater topics of debate in the horse racing industry than the use of race-day furosemide, also known as Lasix or Salix. This article is the first in a two part series detailing the reason why there…
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