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BUG BOY [1 record]

Record 1 2002-01-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
CONT

[Jockeys] are considered apprentices until they have ridden 40 winners. During the apprenticeship, a weight allowance of 5 to 10 pounds (subtracted from the horse's handicap) is granted the jockey in most races.

OBS

Horse racing term.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
DEF

Jeune garçon, âgé d'au moins quatorze ans, se destinant à la carrière de jockey.

OBS

(Il est lié par un contrat d'apprentissage de cinq ans à un entraîneur qui le forme, et il devient jockey lorsqu'il a gagné 40 courses.)

OBS

Terme de courses de chevaux.

Spanish

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