General Horse Racing Knowledge

How does claiming work?
We did a great video on this very topic that you can watch in its entirety here.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 12:22 PM
How does the race entry process work?
Here is a video about how the race entry process work.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 12:50 PM
How do I read a past performance sheet?
Club member, Gary Quill, has a great webinar on how to read a Brisnet past performance sheet.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 2:27 PM
What is horse conformation?
Equine conformation evaluates the degree of correctness of a horse's bone structure, musculature, and its body proportions in relation to each other. Un...
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 2:31 PM
What is an “active racehorse”?
The thoroughbred racing industry has many different aspects to it. The breeding, raising, training, racing, and retiring of horses involve many ways that som...
Mon, 8 Oct, 2018 at 3:48 PM
What are the ongoing expenses of owning a horse?
On average, keeping a horse in training at a track is about $3,000 per month. In addition, there are vet, licensing, and shipping fees. The great benefit of...
Mon, 8 Oct, 2018 at 3:53 PM
How much do horses usually cost?
Thoroughbred race horses can cost an amazing range from a couple thousand dollars to millions!  The Co-Owner Club is built to give you an educational and fu...
Mon, 8 Oct, 2018 at 4:20 PM
How old are horses when they start racing? When do they quit?
The age of debut and length of career varies greatly with each horse. In general horses start racing towards the end of their 2-year-old year, but some dont...
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018 at 8:21 PM
What is a claiming race?
A claiming race is a race where any horse in the race can be purchased for a listed amount. The purpose of these races is to classify horses based on abilit...
Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 at 1:41 PM
How can a horse be number "1A"?
Horses that are entered into the same race under the same owner are "coupled". This has multiple impacts. In handicapping if you bet on either cou...
Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 at 1:40 PM