winner's circle


Definition of winner's circle

: an enclosure near a racetrack where the winning horse and jockey are brought for photographs and awards

Examples of winner's circle in a Sentence

The jockey and horse approached the winner's circle.
Recent Examples on the Web Michael Barisone, 58, spent a lifetime standing proud in the winner's circle. CBS News, 17 Sep. 2022 In the winner's circle, Benton praised the runner-up. Jason Gonzalez, The Courier-Journal, 25 Aug. 2022 Long-known with hardly a short list of nicknames, the polarizing hairstyle is poised to send a couple of boys into the USA Mullet Championships winner's circle later this fall. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 18 Aug. 2022 Now jockey Sonny Leon and trainer Eric Reed have found the winner's circle again, this time in Elmont, New York, just outside of Queens. Dennis Romero, NBC News, 11 June 2022 Viewers can turn into VH1 at 8 P.M. to catch the moment, as well as find out which Season 14 queen will join the winner's circle. Hattie Lindert,, 13 Apr. 2022 Early Voting took office in the winner's circle on Saturday, crossing the finish line at the 147th running of the Preakness Stakes with a comfortable lead to win the famed Triple Crown race. Dennis Romero, NBC News, 21 May 2022 Florent Geroux wasn't invited into the winner's circle following the 2021 Kentucky Derby. J.l. Kirven, The Courier-Journal, 5 May 2022 Jerry Bailey had been Go For Gin's regular rider prior to the Derby, but gave up the mount after failing to reach the winner's circle in the Fountain of Youth, Florida Derby and Wood Memorial. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 10 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of winner's circle

1951, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

27 Sep 2022

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“Winner's circle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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