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romp home

To deftly or easily win a race, contest, or competition. Primarily heard in UK. With her arch-rival out of commission with a pulled hamstring, the defending champion romped home at the Olympics once again. Showing their utter superiority on the pitch, the boys in blue look set to romp home to a 6–2 victory.
See also: home, romp
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Zara Two romps home alone for Hove at Poole yesterday
The jury is in as Just The Judge (centre) romps home in the Irish 1000 Guineas at The Curragh
Thursday: Our horse Niki Royal romps home at Towcester TODAY: Another top 'can't buy it' comp for Club members
HAYLEY'S WON IT Z Scotland ace's wife watches as horse romps home first and then throws up her arms in delight before leaning on hubby Darren for support Coleen, BET PALS J Hayley shows off winning slip STUMBLE 3 Course conditons were a bit soft, which caused a problem for one race fan who took a tumble despite her pal's best efforts to stop her going down
TITLE RACE: Rab romps home at Kempton on Eccollo, owned by his Old Firm rivals David Marshall, left, and Stephen Pearson
Muhtarram, trained by John Gosden, just holds Pat Eddery on the Henry Ceciltrained Eltish in the Prince of Wales's Stakes, and then Bahri romps home from Eltish's stablemate Charnwood Forest, ridden by John Reid, in the St James's Palace.
One of the biggest wins of their careers for Martin Tate and stable jockey Craig Smith when Bawnogues romps home in the Mackeson Gold Cup at Cheltenham, beating Zongalero by 12 lengths.
Luca Cumani, in his third season as a trainer, sets a personal-best when Spring In Deepsea romps home in the seven-furlong fillies' race at York.
A major turn-up in the 1,000 Guineas as 33-1 shot On The House, trained by Harry Wragg, romps home from Time Charter with the French-trained favourite Play It Safe, the mount of Lester Piggott, in fourth.