flat race


noun Track, Horse Racing.

a race run on a level track having no hurdles, water jumps, hedges, or the like to hinder the speed of the entrants.

Origin of flat race

First recorded in 1840–50
Related formsflat racing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for flat racing

flat racing

noun

  1. the racing of horses on racecourses without jumps
  2. (as modifier)the flat-racing season
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