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race meeting

noun
1.
a prearranged fixture for racing horses (or sometimes greyhounds) over a set course at set times
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • A race meeting, which included a hurdle race, was being held.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
  • The ordinary aspect of a return from a race meeting will fully confirm this.

  • Look, too, how he engineered the old witch-doctor the day of the race meeting.

    In the Whirl of the Rising Bertram Mitford
  • Tenders had been called for, to clear the course for the annual race meeting.

    The Black Opal

    Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • Yet he belonged to good clubs and went to race meeting and shooting parties.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • A race meeting was held in the afternoon on the Lydenburg race-course.

  • When I first made his acquaintance we were on our way to a race meeting, and he proposed to give me his company.

    The Chequers James Runciman
  • For a good deal had happened, and that since the averted tragedy of the race meeting.

    In the Whirl of the Rising Bertram Mitford
  • “I know now what you did on the day of the race meeting, Lamont,” said Fullerton gravely.

    In the Whirl of the Rising Bertram Mitford
  • We know that the safety of the empire is compromised by driving to a race meeting.

    Our Casualty And Other Stories James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham

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