Maiden Races

Are sub divided into various categories, being the strongest:

* "Maiden Special Weight", here the horse can't be bought by a third party and the higher purse the tougher the class.

* "Maiden Claiming", here the horses are for sale, they can be "Claimed" minutes before the race and after the offer has been made, there's no turning back, whatever happens to the claimed horse during the race will not affect the claim presented. Once again the higher the claiming price, the strongest the running field.

* "S" or "R" (State only or Restricted) are only for those horses born in the state the race is being run. These claiming races are even lower in class due to that limitation.

"Claiming" (Buy and Sell Category) (Buy and Sell Category)

* "Claiming", here the horses are for sale, they can be "Claimed" minutes before the race and after the offer has been made, there's no turning back, whatever happens to the claimed horse during the race will not affect the claim presented. Once again the higher the claiming price, the strongest the running field.

* “Opcional Claiming” o “Reclamo Opcional”, aquí el propietario del ejemplar participante en la carrera, decide si pone o no, en venta al ejemplar, son carreras de un mayor nivel y una vez mas, mientras mas alto sea monto de la carrera, mejor será el lote. Tip para hacer tus apuestas, en estas carreras los caballos que NO están a la venta ganan 90% de las veces.

* "S" or "R" (State only or Restricted) are only for those horses born in the state the race is being run. These claiming races are even lower in class due to that limitation.

"Allowances" and "Handicaps", no one is for sale. (Aquí nadie esta a la venta)

"Handicaps"in this races the horses that are more experienced or sometimes has a better racing record will carry a much higher weight than the rest of the field. This is to "even out"the other horses chances to win.

"Allowance Race" the higher the purse of the allowance the tougher the field.

"Starter Allowance" for horses that have raced in claiming races and moving up in class.

* "S" or "R" (State only or Restricted) are only for those horses born in the state the race is being run. These claiming races are even lower in class due to that limitation.

"Stakes"

Only the best horses run and win in stakes races. They are divided into 4 basic categories. Being the nongraded stakes the lowest of the four.

Grade III, Grade II and the highest of all Grade I

"S" or "R" (State only or Restricted) are only for those horses born in the state the race is being run. These claiming races are even lower in class due to that limitation.

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