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harness racing definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacing [syn: harness race, harness racing]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1901 the sport of racing standardbred horses harnessed to 2-wheeled sulkies

Britannica Concise

Sport of racing standardbred horses harnessed to lightweight, two-wheeled, bodiless (seat-only) vehicles known as sulkies. Its origins date to ancient chariot races. Today two types of horse are used, trotters and pacers. The former employ a gait in which the legs move in diagonal pairs, the latter a gait in which the legs move in lateral pairs. Since the establishment of pari-mutuel racing under lights in the 1940s, the sport has grown tremendously in popularity.



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