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 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, "Horse racing newsletter: Jon White’s Kentucky Derby rankings are here," 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, "Maryland women’s lacrosse coach Cathy Reese named National Coach of the Year; golfer Davis Lamb wins Maryland State Open," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of daily double

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Daily double.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daily%20double. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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