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go (or come) to post

Definition of go or come to post in English:

(Of a racehorse) start a race: only four of the fifteen entries go to post
More example sentences
  • 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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