- a race in which any horse entered can be purchased at a fixed price by anyone who has made a bid or claim before the start of the race.
Compare selling race.
Origin of claiming race
First recorded in 1930–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
- US and Canadian horse racing a race in which each owner declares beforehand the price at which his horse will be offered for sale after the race