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starting price

1. The price of an item as stated at the start of an auction. The starting price for this piece is $100. Is there a bid for $100?
2. In horse racing, the last odds offered by a bookmaker before the start of a race. You better find out the starting price because the race is going to start shortly.
See also: price, start
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The Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) wants improvements to the starting price mechanism to stop huge overrounds on races.
The HP Omni27 All-in-One PC is expected to be available on 8 January 2012 in the USA at a starting price of USD1,199.
But that couldn't be further from the truth according to senior Racing Post starting price reporter John Broadway.
FLAMBOYANT starting price reporter Neal Wilkins has a high noon date at Charing Cross Police Station today to answer bail, writes Charles Fawcus
Starting price for a 25-lb/hr system is about $4600.
The emerging Wall Street area posted rental starting prices of: $950 for a studio, $1,300 for a one-bedroom, $1,800 for a two-bedroom and $2,300 for a three-bedroom.
That means we're going to have north of 500 punters betting in the ring, which for an all-weather meeting is more than enough to make starting prices.
Wilkins, 49, a much respected figure in the horse racing industry, has been collating starting prices for the national news agency, the Press Association, and other news organisations for 25 years.
Step by step we are coming closer to the time when all tickets will have such a low starting price," airBaltic president Bertolt Flick said.
The list also included starting prices, but Jim Donnelley, secretary to the SPRC, said: "Starting prices are freely available to anyone once we've given them to SIS or TurfTV at the track.
Nasdaq:SSYS) Stratasys says a new version of its popular FDM Vantage rapid prototyping systems, called the Vantage X, offers three more modeling material options and higher resolution than the previous base model, with a starting price of $99,000.
Although the betting industry was alerted to the changes, which apply to both shows and starting prices, betting pundit John McCririck claimed they will further disadvantage punters, who were left in the dark over their introduction.
With access to data going back as far as 90 days, sellers can stay informed on recent trends in starting prices and ASPs, shipping charges, top search terms used by shoppers, and more.
SATELLITE Information Services has been granted the licence to return starting prices in Ireland and will take over the role from Irish Racing Services with effect from October 1, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Xerox's office line includes color and black-and-white printers, digital copiers and multifunction systems with starting prices ranging from $349 to $46,495 and speeds of 10 ppm to 90 ppm.