harness race


noun

a trotting or pacing race for Standardbred horses harnessed to sulkies.

Nearby words

  1. harnack, adolf von,
  2. harness,
  3. harness eye,
  4. harness hitch,
  5. harness horse,
  6. harness racing,
  7. harnessed antelope,
  8. harnett,
  9. harnett, william michael,
  10. harney peak

Origin of harness race

First recorded in 1900–05

Related formsharness racing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for harness race

harness race

noun

horse racing a trotting or pacing race for standard-bred horses driven in sulkies and harnessed in a special way to cause them to use the correct gait
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