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horse racing

Syllabification: horse rac·ing

Definition of horse racing in English:

noun

The sport in which horses and their riders take part in races, typically with substantial betting on the outcome.
Example sentences
  • Nor were they welcomed in the more dangerous sports of skiing, motor racing, sailing and horse racing.
  • He had a great fondness for horse racing and bred race horses which were his pride and joy.
  • The information will be on the Nextel Wireless sports page under the heading horse racing.

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