morning line

noun

Definition of morning line

: a bookmaker's list of entries for a race meet and the probable odds on each that is printed or posted before the betting begins

Examples of morning line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fenwick stands 50-1 on the morning line, an afterthought amid the entries of blue-blooded, monied heavyweights like Steve Asmussen, Chad Brown and Doug O’Neill. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 May 2022 Fourth-place Derby finisher Simplification is the 6-1 fourth choice in the morning line. Childs Walker, Baltimore Sun, 16 May 2022 Rich Strike was not expected to be the morning line favorite for the Preakness, with Derby runner-up Epicenter and Kentucky Oaks winner Secret Oath set to be part of the field. Stephen Whyno, BostonGlobe.com, 12 May 2022 There’s plenty of respect for the chances of 6-1 Simplification, who was fourth in the Derby, as well as 7-2 second choice on the morning line Early Voting. Stephen Whyno, Hartford Courant, 20 May 2022 Epicenter is the heavy 6-5 favorite in the morning line and will be tough to beat. Jason Frakes, USA TODAY, 19 May 2022 Epicenter could be favored in the morning line over Rich Strike, who had won just once in seven career starts before the Derby. Childs Walker, Baltimore Sun, 11 May 2022 Epicenter has morning-line odds of 7-2, and Mo Donegal is at 10-1, tied with White Abarrio for fourth-best in the morning line. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 2 May 2022 Trained by John Ortiz, Barber Road is the 9-2 second choice in the Rebel morning line. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 24 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of morning line

circa 1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of morning line was circa 1935

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27 Jun 2022

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“Morning line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morning%20line. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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