Definition of Harness race
1. Noun. A horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacing.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Harness Race
Literary usage of Harness race
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Farm and Garden Rule-book: A Manual of Ready Rules and Reference with by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1911)
"M. Clay 1863 4:56 Fastest records for three miles In Harness — Race Fairywood, ... bg, by Jack Rowett 1893 16:08 For ten miles In Harness — Race Controller, ..."
2. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"The harness race was developed in America, and the early trotters and pacers of the United States had no equals. In harness races, the mile has been the ..."
3. The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International by Frank Morton Todd (1921)
"... but June 5 was the first day of the regular summer harness race meet, for purses, which ran daily except Sundays to and including June 19. ..."
4. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"... of Mambrino Chief in the female fine, thus combining our two greatest roadster families and producers of our speediest and gamest harness race horses. ..."
5. The Horse Book: A Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry by James Hope Stewart Johnstone (1908)
"In fact the ranks of the road horse are properly recruited from among the harness race horses, both trotters and pacers, and to sell well a road horse ..."
6. The Horse Book: A Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry by James Hope Stewart Johnstone (1907)
"... are properly recruited from among the harness race horses, both trotters and pacers, and to sell well a road horse nowadays must be able to beat 2:30, ..."