A horse race after which the winning horse must be auctioned.
- Back in 1850 JJ Turner had advertised his willingness to attend country meetings, specifically to conduct auctions of winners of selling races.
- It came recently in a selling race at Ayr, one of the courses still using the old stalls, when hot favourite Locombe Hill was involved in a dreadful incident at the start.
- That was only a selling race, but Cast Iron left the impression that he was capable of something a little bit better.
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