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Racing 101 Videos

America's Best Racing presents Racing 101

With thanks to our friends at America's Best Racing, we are happy to offer these Racing 101 Videos here at ArlingtonPark.com

Racing 101: Reading the Track Program

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek gives a basic primer on reading the track program.

Racing 101: Using a Self-Service Betting Terminal

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek shows you how to use a self-service betting terminal.

Racing 101: Morning Workouts

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek talks about morning workouts.

Racing 101: The Silks Room

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek takes you into the SIlks Rooms and talks about owners' colors worn by the jockeys.

Racing 101: Saddle Weights

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek takes you into the jockey's quarters where the Clerk of Scales shows how pads are used when horses have to carry more than the jockey's weight.

Racing 101: The Betting Window

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek shows you the proper way to call out a wager when plaing a bet with a live teller

Racing 101: The Paddock

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Racing 101's Joe Kristufek shows you what to look for when scoping out the horses in the Paddock

Racing 101: Drawing Post Positions

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek takes you into the racing office as post positions are drawn.

Racing 101: The Post Parade

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek shows you what to look for when scoping out the horses in the Post Parade

Racing 101: Inside the Announcer's Booth

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek takes you inside the announcer's booth with Larry Collmus, the voice of the Triple Crown on NBC.

Racing 101: Track Surfaces

Racing 101's Joe Kristufek shows the three different types of track surfaces found in U.S. racing.