winning post


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winning post

n.
The post at the end of a racecourse.

winning post

n
(Horse Racing) the post marking the finishing line on a racecourse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.winning post - the post at the end of a racecourse
stake, post - a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
Translations

winning post

nZielpfosten m, → Zielstange f

winning post

ntraguardo
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The mile-and-a-half race was just finishing, and all eyes were fixed on the horse-guard in front and the light hussar behind, urging their horses on with a last effort close to the winning post.
The Racing Post understands Bristol-based independent firm Winning Post will run the shop in the Centaur, while an announcement on the occupants of the Sovereign Bar betting shop could be made as soon as today, with talks thought to be at an advanced stage.
RICHARD FAHEY did it again as 14-1 shot Third Time Lucky nicked the Cambridgeshire right at the winning post from Master The World.
Elsewhere, Cleveland Hotel booked their place in the final of the Chuck Hepple Trophy with a 4-1 win over Winning Post.
Mohammed al-Ramzani schooled Trompettiste (Xavier Ziani up) picked up speed even as the winning post was fast approaching to nail the front-running Yes We Can Dream in the shadow of the winning post.
Speaking to the CNN's Winning Post shortly after Monterosso won the $10 million (Dh36 million) race, Shaikh Mohammad said: "We haven't won this race for a few years.
The horse's collapse 50 yards from the winning post with the race in his grasp remains one of the great mysteries of the turf.
TOMMY Carr felt Cavan panicked when they saw the winning post but was delighted to see the team come through against the odds.
He went on to become an equine celebrity, but died in October 1995 and was buried near the winning post at Aintree.
AS far as the thousands of race-goers who attended the well-run Banwen Miners meeting at Pentreclwydau on Monday were concerned, the most important man on the racecourse was the judge John Morse whose job it was to decide which horse had passed the winning post in first place.
Unfortunately it has just come in thicker and thicker now and we couldn't see the start and the judge couldn't see the winning post, so on account of safety we have had to abandon.
A BLUNDERING rookie jockey blew a pounds 30,000 race yesterday when he celebrated victory 100 yards before the winning post.