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scratch sheet

a racing publication giving the betting odds and other information on the horses entered at a racetrack or racetracks during a racing day.
Origin of scratch sheet
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • We usually number a couple of dozen cards, and assign the numbers to the problems as they come in, from a scratch sheet.

    The Romantic Analogue W.W. Skupeldyckle
British Dictionary definitions for scratch sheet

scratch sheet

(US & Canadian, informal) another term for a dope sheet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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scratch sheet

noun phrase

A daily publication giving betting data, including the cancellations, on races to be run that day: The first scratch sheet that ever appeared was in 1917 (1939+ Horse racing)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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