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  • n. Plural form of sulky.


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  • Jimmy Carthy, 29, keeps eight horses on the land behind his caravan, for his four children to use for racing "sulkies" - lightweight trotter-style carts. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • When I was boy, three score and ten years later, the trotters still ran, pulling sulkies, the two wheels spinning so fast the spokes were a blur.

    Twilight of the Trotters

  • It looked like the two-wheeled sulkies that harness racers drive, but with lots of levers and adjusters and gears stuck on it.

    The Dirty Life

  • Like days of yore when athletes would race horses, celebs would appear in sulkies and the legendary publicist Irving Rudd purposely misspelled the name of the track on its outside, the facility is still finding ways to set itself apart and draw attention.

    Joe Favorito: What's In a (Horse's) Name? Maybe a Grand for Someone

  • Yes, modern sulkies do ride lower to the ground than in the past for aerodynamics.

    Oslo Grand Prix: Horserse

  • For generations they'd moved from county to county, mending things, racing their sulkies at fairs, and, some said, doing thievery or Worse.

    Cradle and All

  • On steep terrain, two sulkies may be operated together

    Chapter 14

  • Skidding sulkies can be built with 2 wheels (1a) or with 4 wheels fixed to bogie axles

    Chapter 14

  • Two sulkies can also be connected to skid bigger logs

    Chapter 14

  • Sometimes they brought women with them, driving battered old sulkies with galled ex-stock horses between the shafts, pots and billies and bottles banging and clanking in a fringe all around.

    The Thorn Birds


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