claiming


claiming
Buying a horse out of race for entered price. The process by which a licensed person may purchase a horse entered in a designated race for a predetermined price. When a horse has been claimed, its new owner assumes title after the starting gate opens although the former owner is entitled to all purse money earned in that particular race.

Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

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  • Claiming — Claim Claim (kl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Claimed} (kl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Claiming}.] [OE. clamen, claimen, OF. clamer, fr. L. clamare to cry out, call; akin to calare to proclaim, Gr. kalei^n to call, Skr. kal to sound, G. holen to fetch …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • claiming — adj. asserting a right to something, claimable kleɪm n. lawsuit; plea v. demand; sue; plea; assert …   English contemporary dictionary

  • claiming race — n. a horse race in which each horse entered is made available for purchase, or claiming, at a fixed price which a buyer must agree to pay before the race is run …   English World dictionary

  • Claiming Crown — The Claiming Crown, inaugurated in 1999, is a series of seven races run under starter allowance conditions, with purses ranging from $50,000 to $150,000. It is seen as a ‘’blue collar” Breeders Cup series for claiming horses. Any claiming horse… …   Wikipedia

  • Claiming race — A claiming race in thoroughbred horse racing is one in which the horses are all for sale for more or less the same price (the claiming price ) up until shortly before the race. Race types form a hierarchy in terms of the quality of horse they… …   Wikipedia

  • claiming race — noun A race in which the competing horse can be claimed by anyone at the specified claiming price for the race. In a claiming race, each horse is in a sense up for sale. That is, any owner who has raced a horse at the track during the meet in… …   Wiktionary

  • Claiming bank's reference number —   An ISO term. The reference assigned by the claiming bank which unambiguously identifies a particular transaction. 16x …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • claiming race — noun a horse race in which each owner declares before the race at what price his horse will be offered for sale after the race • Hypernyms: ↑horse race * * * noun : a horse race before which each owner pledges to sell a horse he enters at a given …   Useful english dictionary

  • claiming race — noun Date: 1935 a horse race in which each entry is offered for sale for a specified price that must be deposited before the race …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • claiming race — Horse Racing. a race in which any horse entered can be purchased at a fixed price by anyone who has made a bid or claim before the start of the race. Cf. selling race. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium


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