Racing sulky

  • US 6,095,536 A
  • Filed: 10/29/1999
  • Issued: 08/01/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/29/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A racing sulky to be drawn by a horse, the sulky comprising:

  • a pair of rails each having a first end and a second end;

    a first segment extending forwardly and inwardly from said second end, a second segment extending forwardly and outwardly from said first segment creating a first bend therebetween, and a third segment extending axially inwardly from second segment creating a second bend therebetween, wherein said first, second, and third segments extend upwardly at the same angle and wherein a reduction in aerodynamic drag is provided during operation of the racing sulky;

    a fourth segment extending forwardly, outwardly, and downwardly from said third segment, creating a third bend therebetween and terminating at said first end;

    a transverse member attached to said second ends spanning said rails, extending beyond said second ends and terminating in a pair of transverse member ends;

    a pair of outer struts extending downwardly from each of said transverse member ends;

    a pair of inner struts spaced inwardly from said transverse member ends and extending downwardly from said transverse member;

    a wheel rotatably mounted between each of said inner and outer struts; and

    a seat located between said rails extending rearwardly from said transverse member.

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