selling race

noun
a claiming race at the end of which the winning horse is offered for sale.

Origin:
1895–1900

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selling race or selling plate
 
n
a horse race in which the winner must be offered for sale at auction
 
selling plate or selling plate
 
n

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Example sentences
The parties formed a joint venture for the purpose of constructing and selling
  race cars.
Twenty one are carded to g in the mile selling race.
The mile selling race that ended the day's sport promised to be a redhot affair.
It was the first bid-up in a selling race at the meeting.
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