horse-race


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Verb1.horse-race - compete in a horse race
race, run - compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
jockey - ride a racehorse as a professional jockey
References in classic literature ?
In a country like England, which annually suspends the sitting of its Legislature in honor of a horse-race, it is only natural and proper that the comfort of the horses should be the first object of consideration at a stud-farm.
He then bespattered the youth with abundance of that language which passes between country gentlemen who embrace opposite sides of the question; with frequent applications to him to salute that part which is generally introduced into all controversies that arise among the lower orders of the English gentry at horse-races, cock-matches, and other public places.