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.
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Origin of flat race
First recorded in 1840–50
OTHER WORDS FROM flat raceflat racing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for flat racing
- the racing of horses on racecourses without jumps
- (as modifier)the flat-racing season
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