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starting stalls

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(Horse Racing) Brit a line of stalls in which horses are enclosed at the start of a race and from which they are released by the simultaneous springing open of retaining barriers at the front of each stall
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The rule is when a horse is under orders and either does not leave the starting stalls on the Flat or plants itself at the start over jumps.
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.
Not bad for a young lady whose earlier aversion to starting stalls meant that she began her racing career in bumper races, events usually designed for potential hurdlers and steeplechasers.
But the jockeys are threatening to walk out in protest at the treatment of stalls handlers and what they consider to be the Jockey Club's failure to act over the ongoing problems caused by the new version of the Australian Steriline starting stalls.
1961 First all-England women's singles final at Wimbledon between Christine Truman and Angela Mortimer, who won in three sets Horse racing1965 starting stalls were introduced at Newmarket
CIRCUIT DANCER overcame his aversion to starting stalls to record a dramatic last-gasp win in the six-furlong SportingOptions.co.uk Rated Stakes atYork.