selling race
noun Date: 1867 a claiming race in which the winning horse is put up for auction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • selling race — n. a claiming race immediately after which the winning horse is offered for sale at auction …   English World dictionary

  • selling race — noun a horse race in which the winning horse must be put up for auction • Hypernyms: ↑horse race …   Useful english dictionary

  • selling race — a claiming race at the end of which the winning horse is offered for sale. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • selling race — A race where the winner is sold by auction immediately afterwards …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • selling race — noun a horse race after which the winning horse must be auctioned …   English new terms dictionary

  • selling plate — noun : selling race * * * selling race or selling plate noun A race the winning horse of which must be put up for auction at a price previously fixed (cf ↑claiming race) • • • Main Entry: ↑sell * * * selling plate, = selling race. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • selling-plater — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌplād.ə(r) noun : a horse that runs in selling races * * * /sel ing play teuhr/, n. a horse that competes in a selling race; an inferior horse. [1885 90] * * * sellˈing plaˈter noun A horse fit only to race in a selling race (also… …   Useful english dictionary

  • selling-plater — /sel ing play teuhr/, n. a horse that competes in a selling race; an inferior horse. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

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