starting stall

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Noun1.starting stall - a movable barrier on the starting line of a race course
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
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From the outside starting stall, Desormeaux took Excellent Meeting back to last and swung her toward the rail in the first turn, saving ground but allowing Alex Solis (aboard Dianehill) and Corey Nakatani (aboard Colorado Song) to trap the favorite behind pacesetters Smooth Player and Nany's Sweep.
Touch Gold drew post 1, which has produced 21 Belmont winners, nearly twice as many as any other starting stall.
Let's put him in the relative safety of an empty starting stall in a big-field handicap, with a camera showing us the expression on his face.
Occasional racegoers should note that starting stall numbering at Ascot has been reversed from last year.
THERE was another starting stall fiasco at Wolverhampton yesterday, which resulted in five horses having to be withdrawn from the six furlong seller.
Punters were left fuming yesterday after a starting stall fiasco gave four runners a head start in the opener at Lingfield.
As revealed in Mirror Racing on Saturday, the injury Moore sustained to his neck in a starting stalls incident at Newmarket on Thursday would cost him at least a month on the sidelines.
1965: Horse racing starting stalls were introduced in the Chesterfield Stakes at Newmarket.
Contract award: Single-Party Framework Agreement for the Supply and Delivery of New Starting Stalls.
The second Classic of the season was delayed for nearly 30 minutes after the filly, owned by Raymond Mould, tried to escape beneath the starting stalls and became stuck.
THE starting stalls are about to fly open at Redcar for the 2012 season.
His career got off to the perfect start with a taking victory in a Newbury maiden last September, but he had failed to build on that promise subsequently, showing a dislike to starting stalls on more than one occasion.