Use these flashcards to brush up on your horse racing terminology

Tuesday May 3rd, 2016

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It’s time again for the brief stretch of the spring when the American public is consumed by horse racing. The Triple Crown races attract plenty of novice racing fans, so don’t feel bad if you need to brush up on some of the terms you’ll be hearing over the next few weeks. 

Flip through the flashcards below to learn (just about) all you need to know to impress everyone at your Triple Crown parties. 


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