point-to-point

[point-tuh-point]
noun
a cross-country horse race between specified points, in which each rider is often free to select his or her own course between the points.

Origin:
1880–85

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point-to-point
 
n
1.  (Brit)
 a.  a steeplechase organized by a recognized hunt or other body, usually restricted to amateurs riding horses that have been regularly used in hunting
 b.  (as modifier): a point-to-point race
 
adj
2.  (of a route) from one place to the next
3.  (of a radiocommunication link) from one point to another, rather than broadcast

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point-to-point

race run during the non-hunting season (February to May) by horses regularly ridden at fox hunts.

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