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  • starting price — noun Odds on a horse when the race begins (informal abbrev SP) • • • Main Entry: ↑start * * * ˈstarting price [starting price] noun the final ↑odds that are given for a horse or dog just before a ra …   Useful english dictionary

  • starting price — n [C usually singular] 1.) the lowest possible price for a particular type of thing such as a car or house without any special features, or the lowest price you are willing to accept for something you are selling 2.) BrE the final ↑odds that are… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • starting stalls — plural noun A line of compartments in which runners wait before the start of a horse race, fitted with gates that are sprung open at the start • • • Main Entry: ↑start …   Useful english dictionary

  • Starting gate — A starting gate is a machine used in horse racing and dog racing to ensure a fair start in a race.Thoroughbred/quarter horse racingThe inventor of the electric starting gate for horse racing is generally credited to be Clay Puett, who was a rider …   Wikipedia

  • Starting lineup — A starting lineup in sports refers to the set of players actively participating in the event when the game begins. The players in the starting lineup are commonly referred to as starters , whereas the others are substitutes or bench players .The… …   Wikipedia

  • Starting pitcher — In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. A pitcher who enters the game after the first pitch of the game is a relief pitcher.A manager of… …   Wikipedia

  • Starting barrier — A starting barrier ensures a fair start to races such as horse races or dog races. Horse racing Throughout the history of horse racing, there have been proposals as to how better to start a race. A commonly used starting system for horse races… …   Wikipedia

  • Starting hand — In poker, the starting hand is the initial set of cards dealt to each player before any voluntary betting takes place. For example, in seven card stud this is two downcards and one upcard; in Texas hold em it is two downcards; in five card draw… …   Wikipedia

  • Starting pistol — A starting pistol or starter pistol is a handgun (typically a specially designed revolver) that is fired to start track and field races, as well as competitive swimming races at some meets. The loud report of the gun going off is a signal to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Before the Ruin — Infobox Album Name = Before the Ruin Type = Album Artist = Kris Drever/Roddy Woomble/John McCusker Released = Sep 15, 2008 Recorded = 2007 Genre = Folk Label = Navigator Records Producer = John McCusker Andy Seward Reviews = * The Music Magazine… …   Wikipedia

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