One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The fixed time in the year when horse racing over courses with no jumps takes place.‘the new Flat season begins in March’
- ‘He will conclude his 23-year career as a jockey at the end of the English Flat season.’
- ‘He later set a new Irish Flat season record with 134 winners.’
- ‘Next Saturday sees the traditional end to the Flat season with the November Handicap at Doncaster.’
- ‘There is sure to be a very good crowd, weather permitting, for the opening day of the Flat season in Scotland.’
- ‘He won Ireland's jockey championship with the conclusion of the Flat season on October 31.’
- ‘The Flat season reaches top gear tomorrow with the start of the three-day Craven Meeting at Newmarket.’
- ‘The Flat season approaches its hectic peak, with two meetings a day and nonstop, seven-day-a-week racing.’
- ‘His last race was on the final day of the Flat season.’
- ‘He is expected to miss the remainder of the British Flat season.’
- ‘The end to the Flat season has been particularly flat, with sadness abounding.’
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