stake race

or stakes race

nounHorse Racing.
  1. a race in which part of the prize or purse is put up by the owners of the horses nominated to run in the race.

Origin of stake race

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby stake race Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stake race in a sentence

  • If I knew anything 'bout a four-mile stake race, I'd try to mislay the name of it.

    Old Man Curry | Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • If I could ever get her safely away from the post in a stake race, yes; sure as anything on earth.

    The Garden of Eden | Max Brand
  • It was even said that he had procured a jockey to throw a stake race.