harness racing

noun

Definition of harness racing

: the sport of racing standardbred horses harnessed to 2-wheeled sulkies

Examples of harness racing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Country superstar Trace Adkins performs on the Main Stage at 8 p.m. Sept. 8, headlining a five-day schedule of events that also includes the Equipment and Vendor Showcase as well as harness racing at 11 a.m. Sept. 7. Kathy Cichon, Chicago Tribune, 31 Aug. 2022 Another factor is a clause in the 2016 deed conveying Balmoral to HITS, which prohibited any type of gambling at the site, including casino games or harness racing, until 2026. Mike Nolan, Chicago Tribune, 2 Sep. 2022 Miami Valley Gaming also has a harness racing track and offers simulcast and seasonal live horse racing. Charles Infosino, The Enquirer, 24 Aug. 2022 Featuring agriculture displays and competitions, food, rides, harness racing, pageants, drag racing, kiddie tractor pull, car cruise in, live entertainment and more. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 18 July 2022 There’s plenty more to see too, including live animals, award-winning vegetables and baked goodies, arts & crafts, as well as plenty of entertainment such as live music, magicians, harness racing, a demolition derby and a chainsaw carver. David Petkiewicz, cleveland, 10 Aug. 2022 Wallin is the caretaker for Joviality S, the 7-2 second choice in the 97th edition of the $1 million Hambletonian, harness racing’s biggest event each year. Amanda Stellwag, BostonGlobe.com, 5 Aug. 2022 Featuring agriculture displays and competitions, food, rides, harness racing, pageants, drag racing, kiddie tractor pull, car cruise in, live entertainment and more. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 18 July 2022 Featuring agriculture displays and competitions, food, rides, harness racing, pageants, drag racing, kiddie tractor pull, car cruise in, live entertainment and more. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 18 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of harness racing

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of harness racing was in 1901

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22 Sep 2022

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“Harness racing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harness%20racing. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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