Definition of horse racing in English:

horse racing

noun

mass noun
  • The sport in which horses and their riders take part in races, either on a flat course or over hurdles or fences, typically with substantial betting on the outcome.

    • ‘As his fortune expanded, he retained a love of horse racing, particularly National Hunt.’
    • ‘He had a great fondness for horse racing and bred race horses which were his pride and joy.’
    • ‘Nor were they welcomed in the more dangerous sports of skiing, motor racing, sailing and horse racing.’
    • ‘Individuals are able to bet on horse racing, greyhound racing and other sporting events.’
    • ‘The Racing Post is the paper of record for the sport of horse racing.’
    • ‘He would build a racetrack, the finest in the world, and bring horse racing back to California.’
    • ‘Some had sporting themes such as horse racing or football, and prizes would vary from a packet of fruit gums to a pack of cigarettes.’
    • ‘Ten Sports TV station in India has added a new show about horse racing to its weekly lineup.’
    • ‘The body was set up by large sports centres and is intended to establish horse racing in Israel with an organised set of rules and a clean public image.’
    • ‘One of his major passions is horse racing and one of his goals is to be a race commentator.’
    • ‘He photographed horse racing and was well known for his confirmation shots of horses.’
    • ‘He was interested in all sports, especially hurling, soccer and horse racing.’
    • ‘Perhaps this type of punching was once the sport of kings, just as horse racing is said to be the sport of kings today.’
    • ‘It's also planned to extend the technology to other sports, such as horse racing and American football.’
    • ‘Kuwait has also had international success in the traditional sport of horse racing.’
    • ‘He never lost his love for Ireland or, indeed, the passion for his favourite sport, horse racing.’
    • ‘The information will be on the Nextel Wireless sports page under the heading horse racing.’
    • ‘Camel racing and horse racing have been popular events for thousands of years.’
    • ‘The event included horse racing, helicopter rides, ferret racing and falconry displays.’
    • ‘The use of drugs is the subject of more detailed study, and far greater checks, in the world of horse racing than in show jumping.’
    racing, the racing world
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Pronunciation

horse racing