pillar-to-post

pillar-to-post

In a race (especially horse racing), being in the lead from the very beginning to the very end. It was another pillar-to-post win for Blind Fury and her jockey Jeff Smith. The pillar-to-post victory puts the Irish rowing crew at the top of their division.

pillar to post

BRITISH, JOURNALISM
In sport, especially horse racing, a pillar to post victory is one in which the winner was in the lead from the start of the race. Sally Prosser finished top of the Asian circuit, thanks largely to a pillar to post victory in the JAL Malaysian Open. Note: This may refer to the posts that mark the start and finish of a racecourse.
See also: pillar, post
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An A3 winner earlier in the year, the Droopys Maldini blue has yet to get on the scoresheet since returning from a break but looks capable of leading from pillar-to-post this afternoon.
15) returned to form in style with an easy pillar-to-post success at Catterick recently and looks difficult to oppose in her current mood despite a 6lb penalty.
A great The son of Galileo led from pillar-to-post under the trainer's son Joseph and pulled clear in the straight to rout Oxford Charley by a dominant 11 lengths.
The heavily-backed 5-2 favourite was another pillar-to-post winner, going clear inside the final furlong and passing the post four and a half lengths ahead of Poet's Place.
CARLISLE Bell-winning rider Tom Eaves enjoyed a pillar-to-post romp aboard Linda Stubbs' Saxford in the Weatherbys Bank Novice Stakes at Newcastle yesterday.
cHe struck first on Global Achiever (11-8), who was rewarded for his consistency with a pillar-to-post victory in the Littlewoods Bet Direct Maiden Stakes.
Without a winner for almost a year, Chris Fairhurst broke the losing sequence at Hexham yesterday when Gilou had a pillar-to-post victory in the Gregg's Pasty Post Handicap Hurdle.
The four-year-old failed to stay when upped to a mile and a quarter at Windsor last time and is better judged on his earlier pillar-to-post win over seven furlongs at Folkestone.
52sec on her way to winning heat four in pillar-to-post fashion by seven lengths, writes Ian Fortune.
On a day which seemed to suit front-runners, Natalia Gemelova earned a pillar-to-post victory aboard 40-1 shot For Life.
RANGERS GIFT can continue her meteoric rise up the grading ladder with another pillar-to-post success in the 11.
ENDLESS POWER, the horse who nearly 'did a Crisp' before completing a pillar-to-post victory at Aintree on Sunday, could run in the Grand National, the race in which Crisp was famously pipped by Red Rum 35 years ago, writes Jon Lees.
KHULOOD was slashed to 8-1 for next month's Sagitta 1,000 Guineas after a pillar-to-post victory in the Shadwell Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket.
Last season's St Leger hero had failed to give his running in two starts on slow ground this year, but with conditions drying all the time and jockey Jimmy Fortune deciding to take the race by the scruff of the neck, the John Gosdentrained four-year-old didn't see another rival on the way to a pillar-to-post win.
Derek Knight's youngster, arguably the fastest greyhound to half-way of the crop that is currently plying their trade at this level of competition, possesses loads of early pace and a pillar-to-post victory is very much on the cards.