French Racing Info Glossary

Handicap (race)
Race for which the track handicapper assigns the weights to be carried.
Handle
Amount of money wagered in the parimutuels on a race, a program, during a meeting or for a year.
Hard (track)
A condition of a turf course where there is no resiliency to the surface.
Head
A margin between horses. One horse leading another by the length of its head.
Heavy (track) or Hvy
Wettest possible condition of a turf course.