winning post


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winning post

n.
The post at the end of a racecourse.

winning post

n
(Horse Racing) the post marking the finishing line on a racecourse
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Noun1.winning post - the post at the end of a racecourse
stake, post - a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
Translations

winning post

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winning post

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The mile-and-a-half race was just finishing, and all eyes were fixed on the horse-guard in front and the light hussar behind, urging their horses on with a last effort close to the winning post. From the center and outside of the ring all were crowding to the winning post, and a group of soldiers and officers of the horse-guards were shouting loudly their delight at the expected triumph of their officer and comrade.
BETFRED are the new face of the two on-course betting shops at Ascot after signing a three-year deal, taking over from the West Country independent Winning Post, who stepped in five years ago.
figure By DEJA VU An incorrect result was announced for the pound75,000 EBF Final at Sandown, after the judge based his decision on a photo-finish taken at the wrong winning post.This prompted outrage from bookmakers who paid out too quickly.
RICHARD FAHEY did it again as 14-1 shot Third Time Lucky nicked the Cambridgeshire right at the winning post from Master The World.
Elsewhere, Cleveland Hotel booked their place in the final of the Chuck Hepple Trophy with a 4-1 win over Winning Post.
It appeared that Jacob mistook a path, several strides before the line, as the winning post, before realising his error and riding out for a couple of strides more.
Mohammed al-Ramzani schooled Trompettiste (Xavier Ziani up) picked up speed even as the winning post was fast approaching to nail the front-running Yes We Can Dream in the shadow of the winning post.
Speaking to the CNN's Winning Post shortly after Monterosso won the $10 million (Dh36 million) race, Shaikh Mohammad said: "We haven't won this race for a few years.
TOMMY Carr felt Cavan panicked when they saw the winning post but was delighted to see the team come through against the odds.
AS far as the thousands of race-goers who attended the well-run Banwen Miners meeting at Pentreclwydau on Monday were concerned, the most important man on the racecourse was the judge John Morse whose job it was to decide which horse had passed the winning post in first place.
"Unfortunately it has just come in thicker and thicker now and we couldn't see the start and the judge couldn't see the winning post, so on account of safety we have had to abandon."
The ashes of the champion racehorse, who died at the Devon course last November, are buried by the winning post at the racetrack in Cheltenham.