Translation of racing in Spanish:

racing

Pronunciation: /ˈreɪsɪŋ/

noun/nombre (horse racing)

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 carreras (feminine plural) de caballos; (before noun/delante del nombre) [commentator/correspondent] hípico in racing circles en círculos hípicos to be a racing certainty (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] ser* de cajón [colloquial/familiar] it's a racing certainty that he'll be there seguro que va a estar allí, es de cajón que va a estar allí [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Turf racing is scheduled to run through the third week of November and may go longer, weather permitting.
    • Live racing is scheduled to resume at both facilities on Saturday.
    • Live racing was scheduled to return with five-race turf-only cards on Sunday and Monday.
    1.2 (sport, pastime) carreras (feminine plural)
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    • Dirt bike racing is a contact sport that can take away lives thus extra protection and precaution must be taken into consideration.
    • The sport of pigeon racing is built around a central mystery: the strange homing instinct of the pigeon.
    • But he finally made the decision to end 20 years of high-level competitive racing after a race in Peterborough.

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [bicycle/car/dog] de carrera(s); [yacht] de regata; de carreras, automovilístico; [driver] de carreras; [pigeon] mensajero, de carreras

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