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claiming race

noun Horse Racing.
a race in which any horse entered can be purchased at a fixed price by anyone who has made a bid or claim before the start of the race.
Compare selling race.


Origin:
1930–35

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claiming race
 
n
(US), (Canadian) horse racing a race in which each owner declares beforehand the price at which his horse will be offered for sale after the race

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