scratch sheet


Definition of scratch sheet

: a racing publication listing competitors scratched from races and giving odds

Examples of scratch sheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lawsuit also alleges that the yacht club did in fact initially cancel the race due to the storm, contrary to Garner’s claim about a misunderstanding about the scratch sheet, but that the organizers reversed their decision. Brian Schutmaat, Smithsonian, "Racing the Storm: The Story of the Mobile Bay Sailing Disaster," 25 Apr. 2015

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First Known Use of scratch sheet

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Scratch sheet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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