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parade ring Line breaks: par¦ade ring

Definition of parade ring in English:


A circuit at a racecourse round which horses can be walked to warm up before a race.
Example sentences
  • People were enjoying the occasion as they watched these grey horses walking round the parade ring.
  • To help visitors pick the winners all the horses were walked around the parade ring so that they could be seen close up before punters put money on them.
  • A bookie must display a price on all horses before the field leaves the parade ring.

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