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race·course

 (rās′kôrs′)
n. Sports
A course laid out for racing.

racecourse

(ˈreɪsˌkɔːs)
n
(Horse Racing) a long broad track, usually of grass, enclosed between rails, and with starting and finishing points marked upon it, over which horses are raced. Also called (esp US and Canadian): racetrack

race•course

(ˈreɪsˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs)

n.
2. a current of water, as a millrace.
[1755–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.racecourse - a course over which races are runracecourse - a course over which races are run  
cinder track - a racetrack paved with fine cinders
course - facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
dirt track - a racetrack that is not paved
racing circuit, circuit - a racetrack for automobile races
speedway - a racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles
stretch - a straightaway section of a racetrack
velodrome - a banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing
inside track - the inner side of a curved racecourse

racecourse

noun hippodrome, course, track, racetrack a tragedy on the racecourse
Translations
حَلْبَةُ السَّبَاقحَلَبَة سِباق الخَيْل
dostihová dráha
gallopbanetravbanevæddeløbsbane
ravirata
trkalište
lóversenytér
veîhlaupabraut; skeiîvöllur
競馬場
경주 코스
dostihová dráha
dirkališče
kapplöpningsbana
สนามแข่ง
at yarış sahasıhipodromyarış parkuru
trường đua ngựa

racecourse

[ˈreɪskɔːs] Nhipódromo m

racecourse

[ˈreɪskɔːrs] nchamp m de courses

racecourse

[ˈreɪsˌkɔːs] nippodromo

race1

(reis) noun
a competition to find who or which is the fastest. a horse race.
verb
1. to (cause to) run in a race. I'm racing my horse on Saturday; The horse is racing against five others.
2. to have a competition with (someone) to find out who is the fastest. I'll race you to that tree.
3. to go etc quickly. He raced along the road on his bike.
ˈracer noun
a car, bicycle etc built for competitive racing.
ˈracecourse noun
(a place with) a course over which horse races are run.
ˈracehorse noun
a horse bred and used for racing.
ˈracetrack noun
(a place with) a course over which races are run by cars, dogs, athletes etc.
ˈracing-car noun
a car specially designed and built for racing.
a race against time
a desperate attempt to do something before a certain time.
the races
a meeting for horse-racing.

racecourse

حَلْبَةُ السَّبَاق dostihová dráha væddeløbsbane Rennbahn ιππόδρομος hipódromo ravirata champ de courses trkalište ippodromo 競馬場 경주 코스 racebaan veddeløpsbane tor wyścigowy hipódromo трек kapplöpningsbana สนามแข่ง yarış parkuru trường đua ngựa 赛马场
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Three miles off, on Umballa racecourse, Mahbub Ali, reining a grey Kabuli stallion with Kim in front of him, was saying:
If he had reappeared he could not have shown his face in Pall Mall, or on the racecourses, and every moment of his life would be full of humiliations and bitterness.
I will take no horses back with me to Ithaca, but will leave them to adorn your own stables, for you have much flat ground in your kingdom where lotus thrives, as also meadow-sweet and wheat and barley, and oats with their white and spreading ears; whereas in Ithaca we have neither open fields nor racecourses, and the country is more fit for goats than horses, and I like it the better for that.
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NIA BOULTON has returned to Chepstow Racecourse for a second spell.
Richard Holland, general manager of Chepstow Racecourse, said: "I would really urge people to set off in plenty of time to get to the racecourse.
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CHESTER Racecourse has been confirmed as one of the top 11 racecourses to visit in England and Wales.
Chester Racecourse has been confirmed as one of the top 11 racecourses to visit in England and Wales by national tourist board VisitEngland as part of the Racecourse Association's (RCA) Quality Assured Racecourse Scheme (QARS).
AINTREE Racecourse have been named as a finalist for two awards - Best Campaign and Best Community and CSR Programme - at the prestigious Showcase & Awards, hosted by the Racecourse Association (RCA).