Thoroughbred Terminology

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In the money

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

Infield

The area within the inner rail of a racetrack.

Inquiry

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.

Irons

The stirrups are referred to as irons.