Jockey World Terms

  • Eased

    Former jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what it means when a jockey eases a horse from a race. Frankie also explains the reasons behind why a jockey might choose to ease a horse up.

  • Easily

    Former jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what it means when a horse is said to have won a race easily. Additionally, Frankie notes that morning workouts for horses can also be termed by this description.

  • Eclipse Awards

    Former jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what an Eclipse Award is in Thoroughbred racing. Lovato also explains the various categories that are awarded and what the award is comparable to in movie and sports awards.

  • Eighth

    Former jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what an eighth is in horse racing. Frankie also explains that an eighth of a mile is equivalent to a furlong, which will help clear up confusion to newcomers to the track.

  • Eligible

    Former jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what eligible refers to when referring to a particular horse and race. Frankie also explains how eligibility is outlined in the conditions book at the track.

  • Endoscope

    Former jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what an endoscope is, and how it is used on horses to aid a veterinarian. Frankie explains the reasons that buyers like to 'scope' horses, and how the results may transfer to better assess the ability of the horse.

  • EPM

    Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is and talks about some symptoms of the disease.

  • Equibase

    Frankie Lovato Jr. tells viewers what Equibase is and talks about some of the company's history and what information the site provides to racing fans.

  • Equipment

    Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what the term equipment means in racing. He also includes what equpment can be listed in a track program.

  • Evenly

    Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what it means when a horse finishes evenly and what evenly may mean to a trainer.

  • Excused

    Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what it means when a horse is excused from a race. Frankie also explains the process that a trainer must go through with the track steward to obtain an excuse if his horse is going to be a late scratch.

  • Exercise Rider

    Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what an exercise rider is, and the various responsibilities that exercise riders have. Frankie also explains the differences in the roles for exercise riders and jockeys.

  • Extended

    Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what the term extended means when referring to a horse's gait or stride.

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Jockey World Terms

Jockey World is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization in horse racing created by former award-winning jockey Frankie Lovato, Jr. Frankie is the creator of the Equicizer, along with Jockey Camp and Jockey World Radio which fall under Jockey World Inc., and he is co-founder with his wife Sandy of their Stampede of Dreams Therapeutic Riding Program. Jockey World is dedicated to providing reliable information, tools, guidance and resources, that include knowledge in health & safety, to anyone who wishes to pursue a career or develop a better understanding of the horse racing industry. Jockey World is not a gambling related organization.

Visit www.JockeyWorld.org and 
FrankLovatoJr.com for more information and be sure to check out www.JockeyWorldRadio.com.

More About the 365 Day Series!

Frankie Lovato Jr. vowed to create 365 racing terminology videos for every day of the year for 2013 - an effort to better educate racing fans and bring awareness to Jockey World. Please watch and share with friends to support Frankie in his mission!

"There are also many misconceptions in horse racing and many potential fans could enjoy the sport better. I love to explain the things that will help open up people's minds and answer many wonders in the world of horse racing that will offer a greater appreciation and understanding of the industry. This will help bring more fans and enjoyment to the sport of horse racing," Lovato said.

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