harness horse


Definition of harness horse

: a horse for racing or working in harness

Examples of harness horse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The legislation was also filed that would likely mean the end of harness horse racing at Pompano Park. Skyler Swisher, sun-sentinel.com, 14 May 2021 He is rescued by a book — the tale of the great American harness horse Hambletonian — and the second book is cunningly there within the first, embedded inside the story. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, 13 May 2020 Again, a winner of nine of 10 starts and $924,453, continues to top the weekly national pool of the top harness horse in training. Dennis Manoloff, cleveland.com, 1 May 2018 The town of Windsor has a rich history of harness horse racing, from informal races down Palisado Avenue in the late 1800s, to thousands of spectators gathering for organized events at the half-mile Sage Park track in the early 1900s. Steven Goode, Courant Community, 14 Apr. 2018 Flair was there as a celebrity guest set to announce the harness horse of the year. Mark Price, charlotteobserver, 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of harness horse

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Harness horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harness%20horse. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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