daily double


Definition of daily double

: a system of betting (as on horse races) in which the bettor must pick the winners of two stipulated races in order to win

Examples of daily double in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Horizontal exotic bets like a daily double or pick three is a bet comprised of picks across multiple races. Xl Media, cleveland, 7 May 2022 It’s the kind of daily double more commonly associated with Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher, who did it five times in his career. Brad Biggs, chicagotribune.com, 20 Sep. 2021 Timmons, down four workers and working daily double shifts throughout April, this week decided to close Nicoletta’s on Mondays to preserve his employees’ sanity. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 15 May 2021 The Golden Hour Double, a $5 minimum daily double wager with the last races at Santa Anita and Golden Gate, begins Saturday with a 15% takeout and $50,000 guaranteed. Los Angeles Times, 28 Feb. 2020 Correa, who rides with a five-pound weight allowance, kicked off the card with a victory on Confusion Baby Boy ($27.80) in Thursday’s opener, and began the late daily double by winning Race 7 with City Gold ($7). Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of daily double

1930, in the meaning defined above

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14 May 2022

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“Daily double.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daily%20double. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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