stake race

noun Horse Racing.
a race in which part of the prize or purse is put up by the owners of the horses nominated to run in the race.
Also, stakes race.


Origin:
1905–10

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Example sentences
The track was slow and the program poor, aside from the stake race.
The card was a lengthy one, there being five selling events in addition to the stake race.
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