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- Horse Terms Beginning With J -

Jail: refers to the first month a claimed horse is in a new barn (new owner and trainer) whereby racing rules require it to be entered at a claiming price above that which it was claimed, should the new owner wish to race it

Jerk: to pull or yank a rope or rein

Jibbah: the shield-shaped bulge on the forehead of the Arabian horse

Jockey Agent: one who secures riding assignments for a jockey in return for a percent of the jockey's earnings

Jog Cart: two-wheeled cart used to exercise Standardbred horses, heavier than a race sulky

Jog: a slow Western trot

Journeyman: a licensed jockey who has completed his apprenticeship

Jump-Off: in the event of a tie, a course may be altered and the two tied horses asked to jump again

Jumper: horse judged on jumping performance based only on faults and time. Touch faults are sometimes also used. Preliminary jumpers are those horses having won up to $1,000; Intermediate up to $3,000; Open over $3,000

Junior: rider under eighteen years of age as of January 1. Horse four years of age and under

Juvenile: a two-year-old equine

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