In case you
are new to horse racing, there is a lot you can learn by going over my glossary of
terms. Who knows, it may come in handy at the betting window.
Race-It’s what happens the day my wife gives me my allowance check.
on-Is a term that best describes driving with my father as a young boy.
is one of my favorite expressions and I usually say it after losing another
by Moses, “Distaff is for my water tricks and dat-staff will turn into any
snake you want.”
Wager- This happens when you party naked.
in Pennsylvania. No one should ever eat a Filly cheese steak-just sayin.
worst day possible.
describes the shape that I’m in and not my golf game.
I: In the
Money- Guess what? I’m not.
Club- The stinkers banned me when I grew over 5’9”. And I had to give back
those little knickers they wear.
K: Key Lime
Pie-No horse terms begin with K, so I thought I would include my favorite
of the jokes in this week’s column.
Line-A list of odds on whether I’m calling in sick to work or not.
Nose-Winning by the…
O: Off Track
Betting-the smokiest place on Earth.
Performances-Complaints from an ex-wife.
foot of a bar.
S: Show bet-
The best bet for a dime collector.
Trifecta-The Holy Trinity. WIN/PLACE/SHOW
in a sentence) ‘For some reason the head cheese is untried.’
V: Valet- The hardest working man in the
W: Weight In and Weight Out-It’s the same no
matter what I do at the gym.
X-Factor-The reasoning behind your bet on a 50-1 shot.
Yearling-Too young to know any better.
next big thing in horse racing.
See ya next
week, sport fans, for the Breeders' Cup!