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.
All of the trails will have a volunteer leader, who has been fully trained, and a back marker who is at hand to help if required.
Back marker Grouse Hunter will go close but EOINS AGGASImay lead all the way .
Back marker (lowest handicap) to concede strokes to the other three players based on 3/4 of the difference between the full handicaps.
BACK MARKER: Actress on stage; PLAY: Actress Kristin
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 35.26sec.
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.
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.
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.