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 forms

flat racing, noun
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Examples from the Web for flat race

  • This course was well in view of the grand stand, as well as from the middle of the flat-race course.

    A Danish Parsonage|John Fulford Vicary