back marker


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back marker

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1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a competitor who is at the back of a field in a race
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The Oman Racing Team driver defended well, holding off the faster BMW as the race developed before eventually conceding the lead after being forced to take evasive action to avoid lapped back markers.
Race 6 Back marker Pinetree Mile has not been at his best in recent weeks leaving this open for SWIFT HILLANto make it three on the bounce.
Honey Giselle ran well last time out but BOYSINMAROON may just have that bit extra in the tank in the 10th while in the 11th CILL DUBH HENRY, another back marker in top form at present, will take all the stopping .
Second at Jedburgh was former European champion Doug Walker, who I also beat at Langholm in a scratch race, so that gave the handicapper plenty of ammunition to make me back marker.
However, Sympatico regained the lead off the fourth bend and battled on well to hold Wall Of Tears, who ran on strongly after being the back marker at the third bend, by half a length in 35.
I was in the lead when I braked trying to avoid a back marker when my front wheel left me and I hit the ground.
This greyhound would fancy a longer trip but he has nothing to fear from the likes of Boysinmaroon, who is a very good handicap back marker, and Vienna Star.
In race 1 MOLLY MAC should hold on from the front from back marker Polnoon Penny.
In the sixth back marker Teddy Bear has a great chance but I reckon JUDAS HAND will nick this one early.
Back marker SOUTHLODGE PETE has a very good chance in the ninth while the 11th is one of the best races of the night.
GREENWELL PUMA looks all set to resume winning ways in the 7th and in the 11th back marker JUDY CHAMP can deliver if staying clear of trouble.
In Race 7 Back Marker Fingal Falcon has the beating of this field if running his best.