- a claiming race at the end of which the winning horse is offered for sale.
Origin of selling race
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for 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
- a horse race in which the winner must be offered for sale at auction