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(Horse Racing) a horse race in which the winner must be offered for sale at auction
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Noun1.selling race - a horse race in which the winning horse must be put up for auction
horse race - a contest of speed between horses; usually held for the purpose of betting
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One of the most popular online sites for selling plate numbers is 2020 Special Number Trading, with its records showing car plates that have sold for as much as a quarter of a million dirhams.
04/11/1886: Champion jockey Fred Archer had his last ride in public aboard Tommy Tittlemouse in the Castle Selling Plate at Lewes.
Since 1915 the V&A has had its Church Plate Loan Gallery, set up to offer an alternative to selling plate. This includes objects from parishes in Essex, Middlesex, the City and Greater London.
Former selling plate winner Lilli Claire collected her third Listed prize of the season in the Hearing Dogs For Deaf People October Stakes on charity day at Ascot yesterday.
In addition to farming, preparing food and selling plate lunches, Davis runs a small mail-order business for his specialty sauces and concocts new products under his development arm, Hawaiian Herb & Spice Co.
"Ted Durcan gets a lot of thanks for this for the work he does at home," Lanigan said, "She's a very tough filly to get fit and watching her at home you wouldn't think she'd win a selling plate."
J Smart, Grangemouth I think the horse he's talking about is The Two Bairns which won the Portobello Selling Plate (V Faggotter) 2-1, D Williams, at Edinburgh on June 9, 1967.
He dead-heated with Curlicue - who was ridden by the great Lester Piggott - in the five-furlong sprint, the Thursby Selling Plate. Piggott also rode Red Rum twice during his Flat career.
AT now defunct Lanark racecourse local owner David McKenzie has to go to a record 3,000 guineas to buy in Clyde Selling Plate winner Petoria (J Skilling) after the Snowy Wainwright jolly hacks up by eight lengths.
And they believe they're on to a cert when they spot that one of the runners in a Selling Plate is called Betty's Hot Shot.
Molony was acting for Michael Kingsley, a gambling owner who had the Grand National meeting in mind for Red Rum - the five-furlong Thursby Selling Plate for two-year-olds.
It was then that Blockley decided to cast the selection's nets into the easy waters of a selling plate at Leicester the following month.