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What does dont beat around the bush mean?

to avoid giving a definite answer or position. Please stop beating around the bush and tell me the full story.

What does 3kg claimer engaged mean?

If an apprentice is engaged to ride a horse whereby their eligible claim will reduce the weight carried below the minimum riding weight, then the apprentice is only eligible to claim down to the declared minimum riding weight. For example: Apprentice A is eligible to claim 3kg and has a minimum riding weight of 52kg.

What does a fish out of water mean?

A person away from his or her usual environment or activities. For example, Using a computer for the first time, Carl felt like a fish out of water, or On a hiking trail, Nell was a fish out of water. This expression alludes to the fact that fish cannot survive for long on dry land. [ Late 1300s]

What does it mean if a horse is pulled up?

Every year in the Grand National a large number of the runners will get pulled-up. This essentially means that the jockey has decided the horse can’t keep going and so he takes it out of the race. This is the best way that a jockey can take care of the horse.

In a hurry, on the run, as in I picked up some groceries on the fly. The transfer of this expression, which literally means “in midair or in flight,” dates from the mid-1800s.

Why do race horses wear cheek pieces?

Cheek pieces, similar to blinkers and visors reduce a horse’s range of vision and make the horse focus on what’s happening in front rather than by the horse’s side or rear.

What does washy mean in horse racing?

Glossary of Racing Terms washed out: A horse who becomes so nervous that s/he sweats profusely. Also known as washy or lathered (up).

Dwell/dwelt (at the start) To start slowly.

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