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inside track

noun
1.
the inner, or shorter, track of a racecourse.
2.
an advantageous position in a competitive situation.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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  • He has the inside track on a backup outfield job this season.
  • Some windows have stops installed on the inside track, which will also prevent the window from being opened to far.
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  • Also, place a solid wood rod on the inside track to hold the door closed.
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British Dictionary definitions for inside track

inside track

noun
1.
the inner and therefore shorter side of a racecourse
2.
(informal) a position of advantage: the local man has the inside track in this contest
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