Definition of distance post in English:
A post placed at a specified distance before the finishing post on a racecourse, which a horse must have passed when the winner finishes in order to qualify for a subsequent heat.
- Most races have distance posts along the route, so you'll know how you are progressing.
- A horse that had not passed the distance post by the time the winner had got home was 'distanced' and eliminated from the next heat.
- Blacklock had a three length lead at the distance post.
Definition of distance post in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan