Jockey World Terms

  • Ice

    Retired jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains the purpose of icing a horses legs after a race or workout, to prevent injury as a precautionary measure. Lovato also explains a few other uses for ice at the race track.

  • In the Money

    Retired jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains that saying a horse finished in the money means that the horse has finished first, second, or third. Frankie explains that this is a betting term referring to the horses that will pay out for win, place, and show bets.

  • Infield

    Retired jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains where the infield of a race track is located. Frankie also explains the various uses that the infield can be utilized for.

  • In Hand

    Retired jockey Frankie Lovato Jr explains what in-hand means both during morning workouts and during a race. Frankie also explains where he thinks the term came from.

  • Inquiry

    Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what an inquiry is and who conducts the inquiry. He also explains how an objection is different than an inquiry and who is involved in each of them.

  • Irons

    Retired jockey Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what someone is referring to when they talk about irons, also known as stirrups. He also explains the difference between irons on an exercise saddle and a racing saddle and why different irons are used.

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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.

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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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