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beat (one) hollow

To defeat an opponent easily and/or by a wide margin. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The final score was 17-1? Wow, we really beat that team hollow!
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beat hollow

see under beat the pants off.
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Cecil said: "Beat Hollow has come out of the Derby very well and is running in France because I'd like to get a Group 1 win out of him now against his own age.
He told me: "Beat Hollow has only run twice in his life and I think the only thing that will beat him is his inexperience.
While some of the stable's leading fillies have been a little off colour, the impressive Newmarket victory of Bien Entendu to put him firmly in the forefront of the ante-post market on the Epsom classic, too, is most encouraging for Beat Hollow.
Beat Hollow now has two top-flight winners over jumps, after December's Finale Juvenile Hurdle scorer Hollow Tree.
Ladbrokes: 9-4 Sakhee, 3-1 Shiva, 9-2 Beat Hollow, Kalanisi, 5-1 Fantastic Light, 7-1 Giant's Causeway, 16-1 Gracioso, 25-1 Border Arrow, 40-1 Gold Academy, 66-1 Ela Athena, 150-1 Sun Charm.
Beat Hollow, who started 7-2 favourite, finished in third place.
The folk who saw either or both of those exercises should this afternoon have the satisfaction of knowing they have seen a Classic winner, for Beat Hollow is the confident nap selection to give Cecil the fifth Vodafone Derby win of his career today.
"The ground holds no terrors for Beat Hollow and he's in good form," said Quinn.
Today's card at Cheltenham provides Beat Hollow and Martaline with further chances to enhance their reputations.
The Warren Place trainer was not represented in any of the five Classics last year although he did saddle the 2000 Vodafone Oaks winner Love Divine and Vodafone Derby third Beat Hollow in 2000.
VODAFONE Derby third Beat Hollow provided the Epsom form with an early boost when he decisively landed the Group One Grand Prix de Paris at Longchamp on Sunday.
Beat Hollow, the 7-2 favourite who was bidding to give Henry Cecil a unique Derby-Oaks double for the second successive year, failed to get a clear run when it mattered and ran third.
In the absence of long-time ante-post favourite, King's Best, Henry Cecil's Beat Hollow is the new market leader.
Four-time winner Henry Cecil will be represented by Beat Hollow and Wellbeing.
BEAT HOLLOW, a son of Sadler's Wells who has been turning heads with his jumps progeny, has been sold to stand as a dual-purpose stallion at Ballylinch Stud in County Kilkenny.