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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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It is unusual to see a horse dropped into a selling race on only his second run, but General Potempkin showed some ability first time out and he may be the answer in the 3.05.
The first ever race meeting held at Yarridge Heights above the town was on April 23, 1890, when the card consisted of six Hunter Chases, including one selling race with a first prize of 35 sovereigns.
Palmer added: "I just hope that as he goes up in grade the others will go faster and that will bring him on again." Treasure The Ridge has a long way to go before he reaches such lofty heights, but the horse can do no wrong since being bought out of a selling race.
Market Cross Jewellers put their name to a handicap contest over one mile and a quarter, while the afternoon's selling race is named in honour of Derek Brown, who is retiring after 53 years of working on racedays at Redcar.
In horse-racing, what is the main characteristic of a selling race? Robert Redford - see Question 8
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Deimos; 2 France; 3 A moth; 4 A selling race; 5 Typhoid (she became known as 'Typhoid Mary').
ANSWERS: 1 Deimos; 2 France; 3 A moth; 4 A selling race; 5 Typhoid (she became known as 'Typhoid Mary'); 6 Greek; 7 Three (1969, 1971, 1973); 8 Orkney Islands; 9 Abu Dhabi; 10 The Pirates Of Penzance.
This is the day the pay cheques will be decided on, the day teams will be finalised A- at least the big names will be chosen A- in a never-seen-before auction, much like the ones that take place for buying and selling race horses.
Manager Ozgur Ozkan and his staff are selling race cards to customers - and the owner of the balloon travelling the furthest distance will be in with a chance of winning a champagne trip for two in a hot air balloon.
The Newcastle United midfielder, who was cleared of a GBH charge, made his stand against street vendors selling race hate badges outside the club's St James' Park ground.
Two of the largest booksellers on the Internet have been accused of selling race hate literature that is currently banned in Germany but is available to citizens via the Internet.