ante-post

adjective
an·​te-post | \ ˈan-ti-ˌpōst How to pronounce ante-post (audio) \

Definition of ante-post

British
: relating to or being wagers on a horse race made especially before the day of the race

First Known Use of ante-post

1865, in the meaning defined above

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