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stake horse

noun
1.
a horse that is regularly entered in stake races.
Origin of stake horse
1890-1895
An Americanism dating back to 1890-95
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  • It was like the touch of a whip on the flanks of a stake horse.

    Pieces of Hate Heywood Broun

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