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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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.
THERE was another starting stall fiasco at Wolverhampton yesterday, which resulted in five horses having to be withdrawn from the six furlong seller.
Occasional racegoers should note that starting stall numbering at Ascot has been reversed from last year.
Punters were left fuming yesterday after a starting stall fiasco gave four runners a head start in the opener at Lingfield.
If a horse doesn't want to enter the starting stalls of its own will shall we then say it shouldn't be made to do so?
Yarborough was in his role as team leader at the Merseyside course when he was involved in an accident with the starting stalls before the running of the fourth race, which was scheduled for 3.30.
"He was run over by the starting stalls and the police have been speaking to witnesses and gathering evidence.
1965: Horse racing starting stalls were introduced at Newmarket.
1965: Horse racing starting stalls were introduced in the Chesterfield Stakes at Newmarket.
THE starting stalls are about to fly open at Redcar for the 2012 season.
TOM Queally is convinced Sariska would have had her work cut out to beat Midday in Thursday's Darley Yorkshire Oaks - even if she had left the starting stalls.