dog racing

dog racing

noun
a race between dogs; usually an occasion for betting on the outcome 
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dog racing

the racing of greyhounds around an enclosed track in pursuit of an electrically controlled and propelled mechanical hare (rabbit). Dog racing is a 20th-century outgrowth of the older sport of coursing (q.v.), in which dogs hunted by sight rather than scent.

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