flat race
noun Date: 1848 a race (as for horses) on a level course without obstacles (as hurdles) — compare steeplechaseflat racing noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flat race — flat ,race noun count a horse race on flat ground with no fences or jumping ╾ flat ,racing noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flat race — ► NOUN ▪ a horse race over a course with no jumps, as opposed to a steeplechase or hurdles …   English terms dictionary

  • flat race — n. a race, usually for horses, run over a level track without artificial obstructions: cf. STEEPLECHASE …   English World dictionary

  • flat race — noun : a race on a level course without hurdles or other obstacles * * * flat racing. Track, Horse Racing. a race run on a level track having no hurdles, water jumps, hedges, or the like to hinder the speed of the entrants. [1840 50] * * * flat… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat race — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flat race : singular flat race plural flat races a horse race on flat ground with no fences or jumping …   English dictionary

  • flat race — flat racing. Track, Horse Racing. a race run on a level track having no hurdles, water jumps, hedges, or the like to hinder the speed of the entrants. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • flat race — noun a horse race over a course with no jumps, as opposed to a steeplechase or hurdles. Derivatives flat racing noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • flat race — A horse race wherein the horses are ridden by jockeys. A race by thoroughbreds …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • flat race — Contested on level ground as opposed to a steeplechase …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • Champion INH Flat Race — Grade 1 race Champion INH Flat Race Location Punchestown Co. Kildare, Ireland Race type National Hunt flat race Sponsor Paddy Power Website Punchestown …   Wikipedia

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