back marker


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back marker

n
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.
Often some of these back markers, in particular Toro Rosso, would assist with increasing the gap between us, which is interesting.
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.
Back marker (lowest handicap) to concede strokes to the other three players based on 3/4 of the difference between the full handicaps.
Craig Telford's hopes of a second New Year Sprint title received a setback after the handicapper put him in the competition as the 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.
The second is the first open race of the night and DROOPYS TOPS looks the part while in the fourth back marker Larkhill Lee will be fancied but I reckon SILKEYS SON might just nick it this time round.
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.