American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The part of an oval racecourse farthest from the spectators and opposite the homestretch.
- back + stretch (Wiktionary)
“Down the backstretch we flew, now doing over 90mph in a damn van.”
“Tuitert caught a break with his pairing — bronze medal winner Havard Bokko of Norway — and used him to draft on the backstretch twice en route to a track record of 1 minute, 45.57 seconds.”
“Now the race is on and here comes pride up the backstretch, heartache's a going to the inside...”
“Greg Biffle gave me an unbelievable push down the backstretch.”
“And he gets out of the gate slowly and then starts picking up pace on the backstretch.”
“On that trip to the backstretch, Juddmonte Farm's great fourth-generation home-bred race mare Proviso wasn't in residence.”
“She will be wide into the first turn and down the backstretch, losing valuable ground.”
“We engage them where they are, bring them to where we are and see them enjoy a day at the racetrack, enjoy a morning on the backstretch at the local track.”
“On the backstretch, I tried to duck back in, but there was a lot of traffic.”
“Anna House But that changed in 2003 with the help of two racing enthusiasts, Michael Dubb and Eugene Melnyk, whose leadership created Anna House, a day-care center open every day for children whose parents are backstretch workers at Belmont and Aqueduct, which are less than 10 miles apart.”
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