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    Term Definition
    In the money

    A horse finishing first, second or third is "in the money."


    The area within the inner rail of a racetrack.


    An inquiry is a review of a race to determine if there has been an infraction of the rules. Officials will flash the inquiry light on the tote board on such occasions. If a jockey claims a rules infraction, it is called an objection.


    The stirrups are referred to as irons.



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