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selling race

a claiming race at the end of which the winning horse is offered for sale.
Origin of selling race
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for selling race

selling race

a horse race in which the winner must be offered for sale at auction
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