claiming race

noun

Definition of claiming race

: a horse race in which each entry is offered for sale for a specified price that must be deposited before the race

Examples of claiming race in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This was his sixth race, having won a maiden claiming race two races before this. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, "Another horse dies at Los Alamitos, 28th since December," 28 Oct. 2020 The last of those came Nov. 30, when Art Collector won an optional claiming race by 7 ½ lengths. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby horses: Art Collector enters as 'Louisville's horse'," 23 Aug. 2020 The last of those came Nov. 30, when Art Collector won an optional claiming race by 7 ½ lengths. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby horses: Art Collector enters as 'Louisville's horse'," 23 Aug. 2020 The last of those came Nov. 30, when Art Collector won an optional claiming race by 7 ½ lengths. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby horses: Art Collector enters as 'Louisville's horse'," 23 Aug. 2020 The last of those came Nov. 30, when Art Collector won an optional claiming race by 7 ½ lengths. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby horses: Art Collector enters as 'Louisville's horse'," 23 Aug. 2020 The last of those came Nov. 30, when Art Collector won an optional claiming race by 7 ½ lengths. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby horses: Art Collector enters as 'Louisville's horse'," 23 Aug. 2020 The last of those came Nov. 30, when Art Collector won an optional claiming race by 7 ½ lengths. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby horses: Art Collector enters as 'Louisville's horse'," 23 Aug. 2020 The last of those came Nov. 30, when Art Collector won an optional claiming race by 7 ½ lengths. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby horses: Art Collector enters as 'Louisville's horse'," 23 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of claiming race

1935, in the meaning defined above

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10 Nov 2020

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“Claiming race.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/claiming%20race. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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