harness racing
noun Date: 1901 the sport of racing standardbred horses harnessed to 2-wheeled sulkies

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Harness racing — is a form of horse racing in which the horses race in a specified gait. They usually pull two wheeled carts called sulkies, although races to saddle ( trot monté in French) are still occasionally conducted, especially in Europe.The BreedIn most… …   Wikipedia

  • harness racing — ➡ racing * * * Horse racing sport. In harness racing, Standardbred horses are harnessed to lightweight, two wheeled, bodiless (seat only) vehicles known as sulkies. The sport s origins date to ancient chariot races. Today two types of horses are… …   Universalium

  • harness racing — noun a horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacing • Syn: ↑harness race • Hypernyms: ↑horse race * * * noun [noncount] US : the sport of racing two wheeled carts that are pulled by horses …   Useful english dictionary

  • harness racing — noun A form of horse racing in which the horses race in a specified gait, usually pulling two wheeled carts called sulkies …   Wiktionary

  • harness racing — noun another term for trotting …   English new terms dictionary

  • Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame — Established 1951 Location Goshen, NY Website http:/ …   Wikipedia

  • Harness racing in Australia — is administered by [http://www.harness.org.au/hra.cfm Harness Racing Australia (HRA)] (formerly known as the Australian Harness Racing Council), with each State’s Principal Racing Authority agreeing to abide by, and to enforce the… …   Wikipedia

  • John Campbell (harness racing driver) — John Campbell (April 8, 1955) Born in London, Ontario John is currently harness racing s all time leading catch driver in money won with approx 227 million US.John is considered by many to be the best driver in harness racing history. In 1976,… …   Wikipedia

  • Roosevelt Raceway (harness racing) — Roosevelt Raceway was a ½ mile harness racing dirt track located in Westbury, New York, which operated from September 2nd 1940 until July 15th, 1988. It was the original home of the Messenger Stakes, part of the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for …   Wikipedia

  • Grand Slam Prize in harness racing — From 2001 2003, the Grand Slam Prize of $1 million was offered to any harness racing pacer who could win the North America Cup (Woodbine Racetrack, Toronto), Meadowlands Pace (Meadowlands Racetrack, N.J.), Little Brown Jug (Delaware County Fair,… …   Wikipedia

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