Definition of go or come to post in English:

go (or come) to post

  • (Of a racehorse) start a race: only four of the fifteen entries go to post
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    • Strong winds and Aintree's quick-draining course saw the going dry up again but rain is predicted to arrive once again before the runners go to post for the big race at 1610 BST.
    • Young Scotton goes to post in the opening race, the Highland Spring Novices' Hurdle.
    • At York, the colt was quietly reintroduced by not passing the noisy stands when going to post.
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