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flat race

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noun Track, Horse Racing.
  1. a race run on a level track having no hurdles, water jumps, hedges, or the like to hinder the speed of the entrants.
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Origin of flat race

First recorded in 1840–50
Related formsflat racing, noun
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Historical Examples

  • This course was well in view of the grand stand, as well as from the middle of the flat-race course.

    A Danish Parsonage

    John Fulford Vicary