selling race



a claiming race at the end of which the winning horse is offered for sale.

Origin of selling race

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for selling race

Historical Examples of selling race

  • Some of the bitterest feuds in turf history have grown out of "selling-race wars."

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

British Dictionary definitions for selling race

selling race

selling plate


a horse race in which the winner must be offered for sale at auction
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