A permanent, indelible mark on the inside of the upper lip used to identify the horse. In Quarter Horses the letter/number combination is five numbers or four numbers ending in a letter. In Thoroughbreds, it is a letter followed by five numbers.
Frankie Lovato Jr. explains what the term nailed means when referring to a horse race. Lovato also discusses several scenarios when nailing can occur.
Frankie Lovato Jr. explains the meaning of the term near side when referring to a horse. Lovato explains the history of the near side and the how prominently it is used in the equine industry.
Neck & Nose
Frankie Lovato Jr. uses the previous racing term length to help explain the meaning of the terms neck and nose. Lovato also explains how horse players can use length information in the race chart to make betting decisions.
Frankie Lovato Jr. explains multiple meanings of the term nod in horse racing. Lovato explains what the term means during a race or how it is used to describe a horses movement.
Frankie Lovato Jr. explains the term noseband and other names typically used for the term. Lovato also describes the purpose of a noseband and where it is located on a bridle.
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.
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.