slip rail

slip rail

n
1. Austral and NZ a rail in a fence that can be slipped out of place to make an opening
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The complex boasts all types of jumps spread over a large area, including corners, skinnies, a water complex and combinations - it even has a slip rail and gate for tetrathlon training.
Also busy is Steven Coyle, who is responsible for lining up the slip rail on the bend, and elsewhere groups of men huddle around the intricate fences that make up the cross-country course, which has sometimes tested the navigational skills of our top amateurs - a sponsorship opportunity for TomTom if there ever was one.
THE experiment of using a slip rail in the straight for Flat races at Leopardstown is over, at least for the immediate future.
In some ways the slip rail was almost a penalty on those jockeys riding from the front and finding themselves isolated in no-man's land when the rail ended.