harness race


noun

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

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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