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race meeting

a prearranged fixture for racing horses (or sometimes greyhounds) over a set course at set times
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  • The ordinary aspect of a return from a race meeting will fully confirm this.

  • A race meeting, which included a hurdle race, was being held.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
  • We always had a race meeting at Yanyilla once a year, just about the beginning of November.

    The Moving Finger Mary Gaunt
  • Tenders had been called for, to clear the course for the annual race meeting.

    The Black Opal Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • He spent night after night at his club, playing at baccarat, and could be met in the betting ring at every race meeting.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • Yet he belonged to good clubs and went to race meeting and shooting parties.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • On the 7th a pleasant diversion was made by a race meeting held by our neighbours, the 22nd Mounted Brigade.

  • A race meeting was held in the afternoon on the Lydenburg race-course.

  • The race meeting came off three weeks after Miss Hannay arrived at Cawnpore.

    Rujub, the Juggler G. A. Henty
  • When I first made his acquaintance we were on our way to a race meeting, and he proposed to give me his company.

    The Chequers James Runciman

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