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horse-racing

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  • Horse racing — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horse racing —    Horse racing in Britain takes place six days a week, fifty two weeks a year, and is in fact increasing with all weather flat racing throughout the winter months and summer steeplechase meetings. In addition, recent changes to betting laws… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • horse-racing — horseˈ racing noun The practice of racing or running horses in matches • • • Main Entry: ↑horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse racing — horse .racing n [U] a sport in which horses with riders race against each other →↑flat racing, steeplechase ↑steeplechase, jockey ↑jockey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Horse racing — This article is about the sport. For other uses, see horserace (drinking game) or horse race (politics).Horse racing is an equestrian sport that has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times are an early example, as is… …   Wikipedia

  • horse racing — Sport of running horses at speed. Typically, Thoroughbreds are raced with a rider astride and Standardbreds with the horse pulling a conveyance with a driver. Though racing has an ancient lineage, the first regularly organized national races were …   Universalium

  • horse racing — noun the sport of racing horses • Members of this Topic: ↑triple crown, ↑field, ↑triple crown • Hypernyms: ↑racing • Hyponyms: ↑thoroughbred racing * * * ˈhorse racing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horse Racing TV — Infobox TV channel name = HRTV logofile = HRTV.png logoalt = logosize = launch = January 2003 closed date = picture format = network = owner = Magna Entertainment Corporation slogan = country = United States broadcast area = National headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • horse racing — also horse racing, horseracing N UNCOUNT Horse racing is a sport in which horses ridden by people called jockeys run in races, sometimes jumping over fences …   English dictionary

  • Horse Racing Ireland — (Irish: Rásaíocht Capall Éireann ) is the governing body of horse racing on the island of Ireland. Like several other sports, horse racing is run on an All Ireland basis, so Horse Racing Ireland is responsible for racing in both the Republic of… …   Wikipedia

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