Across the BoardA bet on a horse to win, place and show. If the horse wins, the player collects three ways; if second, two ways; and if third, one way, losing the win and place bets. Actually three wagers.
Action1) A horse's manner of moving. 2) A term meaning wagering -- The horse took a lot of action.
AcupressureUtilizing stimulation on acupuncture points to treat an animal.
AcupunctureA centuries-old means of treating an animal or human through the use of needles, electrical current or moxibustion (heat and herbs) to stimulate or realign the body's electrical fields.
Added MoneyMoney added to the purse of a race by the racing association or a breeding or other fund to the amount paid by owners in nomination, eligibility, entry and starting fees.
AdequanBrand name for polysulfated glycosaminoglycan, used in the treatment of certain arthritic conditions.
AgeAll racehorses celebrate their birthday on Jan. 1
AgentA person empowered to transact business for a stable owner or jockey, or empowered to sell or buy horses for an owner or breeder.
AiringNot running at best speed in a race.
All Age RaceA race for two-year-olds and up.
All OutWhen a horse extends itself to the utmost.
Allowance RaceA race for which the racing secretary drafts certain conditions to determine weights to be carried based on the horse's age, sex and/or past performance.
AllowancesReductions in weights to be carried, allowed because of the conditions of the race or because an apprentice jockey is on a horse. Also, a weight reduction female horses are entitled to when racing against males, or that three-year-olds receive against older horses.
Also EligibleA horse officially entered for a race, but not permitted to start unless the field is reduced by scratches below a specified number.
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