Glossary

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Commingle
Combining mutuel pools from off-track sites with the host track.  

Company
1) Referring to a multi-horse workout.  He worked in company with another horse.  2) Class of horses in a race. He last ran in stakes company.  

Condition Book(s)
A series of booklets issued by a racing secretary which set forth conditions of races to be run at a particular racetrack.  

Conditioner
1) A trainer. 2) A workout or race to enable a horse to attain fitness.  

Conditions
The requirements of a particular race. This may include age, sex, money or races won, weight carried and the distance of the race.  

Conformation
The physical makeup of and bodily proportions of a horse.

Connections
Persons identified with a horse, such as owner, trainer, rider and stable employees.  

Consolation Payoff
A multi-race wager payoff resulting from a horse being a late scratch.  Consolation payoffs are always significantly less than the actual payoff. 

Cooling Out
Restoring a horse to normal temperature, usually by walking, after it has become overheated during exercise. All horses that are exercised are cooled out.  

Coupled (entry)
Two or more horses running as an entry in a single betting unit.  

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