Pick (3,4,5,6)A type of multi-race wager in which the winners of all the included races must be selected.
PillSmall numbered ball used in a blind draw to decide post positions.
Pinched BackA horse forced back due to racing in close quarters.
Pipe OpenerExercise at a brisk speed.
PlaceSecond position at the finish.
Place BetWager on a horse to finish first or second.
Placing JudgeOfficial who posts the order of finish in a race.
Plate1) A prize for a winner. Usually less valuable than a cup. 2) Generic term for lightweight (usually) aluminum horseshoe used during a race.
Point of CallA horse's position at various locations on the racetrack where its running position is noted on a chart. The locations vary with the distance of the race.
Pole1) Markers at measured distances around the track designating the distance from the finish. The quarter pole, for instance, is a quarter of a mile from the finish, not from the start. 2) The top of the head, between the ears.