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Seabiscuit Vocab

Vocabulary common in horse racing

Horse Racing TermEnglish DefinitionMandarin Equivalent
apprentice A trainee jockey. An apprentice will usually ride only flat races. 学徒
backed A 'backed' horse is one on which lots of bets have been placed. 倾向
backward A horse that is either too young or not fully fit.
bet A transaction in which monies are deposited or guaranteed. 打赌
colors Racing silks, the jacket and cap worn by jockeys. Silks can be generic and provided by the track or specific to one owner. 颜色
dark horse A horse whose chances of success are not known, and whose capabilities have not been made the subject of general comment or of wagers. 黑暗马
derby A stakes event for three-year-olds. 德比
green An inexperienced horse. 无经验
race caller the person who describes the race at a racecourse. 种族访问者
Thoroughbred Thoroughbred - a horse whose parentage traces back to the Arabian, Turk and Barb, and who has satisfied the rules and requirements of The Jockey Club 纯血种马
Created by: keelsn