Definition of dog racing in US English:

dog racing


  • another term for greyhound racing
    • ‘Someone who is new to dog racing may want to spend some time around the track or find some way to become familiar with the terminology before starting in on this book.’
    • ‘The contentious points among lawmakers are the ‘carve-outs’ that exempt Internet wagering on horse racing, dog racing and jai-alai from the bill.’
    • ‘However, the Humane Society strongly opposes dog racing.’
    • ‘Greyhound-track operators in Massachusetts are launching a $3-million advertising campaign to defeat a ballot initiative that could abolish dog racing in the state.’
    • ‘Phoenix, Arizona featured horse racing, dog racing, professional hockey, baseball, basketball, football and if all of that became boring, Vegas was a six hour drive.’
    • ‘Soccer (called ‘football’) and cricket are also widely played, and dog racing and pony racing are popular as well.’
    • ‘Opponents of dog racing such as Greyhound Action have seized upon Rusty's case as a rallying call for their cause.’
    • ‘The agreements allow for more slot machines and the introduction of Las Vegas-style blackjack, along with continued off-track pari-mutuel wagering on horse and dog racing.’
    • ‘He also loved dog racing, football and hurling and from his intensive care bed watched Waterford play Cork.’
    • ‘As dog racing did before it, jaialai rapidly changed many people from well-off to poor.’
    • ‘The number of betting shops is continually growing; race meetings have never been as popular while dog racing has enjoyed a boost in popularity in recent times.’
    • ‘TeleTrak eventually trimmed its concept to greyhound and harness racing and completed work on a 700-meter dirt track for dog racing.’
    • ‘In the early 1900s, the dog racing was popular with races between 400 and 500 miles long.’
    • ‘The exhibition's clinical, white-walled setting is worlds away from the slowly decaying Shawfield stadium, Scotland's last bastion of dog racing, which is buried in Glasgow's East End.’
    • ‘Live dog racing is not currently being held at the track.’
    • ‘Was it, A, football; B, horse racing; C, dog racing; or D, the Olympics?’
    • ‘They spent a thrilling evening at Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium watching dog racing.’
    • ‘Attempts to ban dog racing in Massachusetts hit a wall of industry opposition.’
    • ‘The program features breaking news on everything from the Dow Jones to dog racing, harvested from 4000 different sources.’
    • ‘Amusingly, while the bill refused to offer exemptions for certain American run casinos, it did offer exemptions for state-regulated horse or dog racing or lotteries.’