noun Date: 1630 the sport or profession of engaging in or holding races

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  • racing — Horse racing has been popular as a spectator sport throughout the British Isles for hundreds of years. It was also the first sport organized in the American colonies. This was in 1664 on Long Island, New York. Four years later the first American… …   Universalium

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