bad trot


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bad trot

A moment or period of specific misfortune or bad luck. Primarily heard in Australia. I can feel it! The next horse race will be the end of my bad trot!
See also: bad, trot
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He has had a bad trot but ended a long sequence of poor scores with a double century and was asked if it was because he'd changed his technique.
"We accept he's having a bit of a bad trot, but we know he can turn that round and perform like we know he can.
Hoggard went to hospital for treatment on the lacerations, below his thumb, and said: "When the team has one injury you seem to get more, and we are just in a very bad trot of luck.
He's had a bad trot with injuries in the last couple of years, but I reckon if he can steer relatively clear of them in the future he has a chance of going right to the top in rugby league.
Blaydon stick with the same team as do opponents Sunderland, while the Academy play a South Shields side in a bad trot of form with three defeats in a row.
"To do what Ricky has done over so many years has been simply outstanding but unfortunately there will come a time when you get older and you can't get runs and you have a bad trot," said Gatting, the last English captain to win the Ashes on Australian soil.
Take the 10-11 for the Korean to whip Jonathan Byrd, who disappointed in 41st spot and is having a bad trot since Congressional.
We'll accept he's having a bit of a bad trot but we also know he can turn that around and perform.
"We'll accept he's having a bit of a bad trot butwe knowhe can turn that around."
"When you have one injury you seem to get more and we are just in a very bad trot of luck."
'It's also not the greatest time to be in this bad trot with it being Ryder Cup year.
'But, in that last season I was there we started to get into a bad trot and suddenly there was no way out.
It's only the captaincy which has made him fireproof, but there are too many other promising young batsmen around for Ray Illingworth to allow this bad trot to continue.
Firstly, Salford are on a bad trot of their own having lost their last five in Super League, suffering a number of injuries in the process.
"Steve's scored around 700 runs in each of the last five seasons but he's having a bad trot at the moment.