race noun definition in Equine sports topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Equine sports topic
1 [countable] race (between A and B) | race (against somebody) a competition between people, animals, vehicles, etc. to see which one is the faster or fastest a race between the two best runners of the club Who won the race? He's already in training for the big race against Bailey. Their horse came third in the race last year. a boat/horse/road, etc. race a five-kilometre race Shall we have a race to the end of the beach? 2 the races [plural] a series of horse races that happen at one place on a particular day to go to the races