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stretch runner

noun
1.
an athlete or horse that is especially strong or fast in the final stage of a race.
Origin of stretch runner
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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  • Dat's where our horse gits it; he's a stretch runner, he is.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser

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