harness race


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harness race

n.
A horserace between standardbreds harnessed to sulkies.

harness racing n.
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harness race

n
(Horse Racing) horse racing a trotting or pacing race for standard-bred horses driven in sulkies and harnessed in a special way to cause them to use the correct gait
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har′ness race`


n.
a trotting or pacing race for standardbred horses harnessed to sulkies.
[1900–05]
har′ness rac`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harness race - a horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacingharness race - a horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacing
horse race - a contest of speed between horses; usually held for the purpose of betting
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