a horse race using trotters.
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Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of trotting race
First recorded in 1830–40
Words nearby trotting race
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Example sentences from the Web for trotting race
But let me show you a trotting-race, where the sweet little winner goes his measured mile in two minutes and a half.The Golden Butterfly|Walter Besant
British Dictionary definitions for trotting race
NZ a race for standard-bred horses driven in sulkies and harnessed in a special way to cause them to use the correct gaitAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): harness race
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