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scratch sheet

noun
1.
a racing publication giving the betting odds and other information on the horses entered at a racetrack or racetracks during a racing day.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples from the web for scratch sheet
  • Recording on a scratch sheet for later entry is not permitted.
  • The program consists of six basic sheets, plus a scratch sheet that serves to keep notes and comments.
British Dictionary definitions for scratch sheet

scratch sheet

noun
1.
(US & Canadian, informal) another term for a dope sheet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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scratch sheet

noun phrase

A daily publication giving betting data, including the cancellations, on races to be run that day: The first scratch sheet that ever appeared was in 1917 (1939+ Horse racing)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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