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get the inside track

To get an advantage over someone or something. Meeting with the CEO is one way to try to get the inside track on this big project.
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28 with the winner getting the inside track in the Pacquiao sweepstakes.
Andy Butchart reckons getting the inside track from Mo Farah can help him storm to 3000m gold tonight.
None strive harder than Morris and getting the inside track - literally - very nearly paid off spectacularly after Flymetothestars was given the all-clear to take part.
TODAY James Bond's Spectre - With Jonathan Ross ITV Wales, ITV West, 6.30pm Lifelong Bond fan Jonathan Ross can't believe his luck - he's getting the inside track on the forthcoming film, and what's more, he's delivering it to us via this programme.
THERE'S nothing like getting the inside track - a little bit of information that sets you apart from the rest.
Derek Hawkins reckons getting the inside track from marathon legend Steve Jones can help him clinch a place in the line-up at Rio 2016.
In comes the concept of meeting the locals and getting the inside track on culture, cuisine and caves.
And with pre-registration delegate fees set at 2012 levels, if getting the inside track on future operations and technologies is key to your role, the numbers add up:
"Getting the inside track means we can plan and be more flexible.
Boss Carl Macauley has been getting the inside track on Pools from League One managers Karl Robinson (MK Dons) and Les Parry (Tranmere) after torrential rain put paid to their scouting mission to Pools against Notts County.
"Attendees will also be in a better position to develop new and improved banking and risk management techniques, enhancing transparency and improving liquidity in the banking and financial systems of the UAE, whilst also getting the inside track on how exposed investments in the property market really are," he added.
But getting the inside track on the Jones boy was not a case of eagle-eyed journalists being on top of the story.
'From the e-mails and other messages we receive, it seems the fans are relishing getting the inside track on events at the Villa,' he said.
What will trigger SEC scrutiny is how the earnings reports are released to security analysts since the commission wants to prevent analysts from getting the inside track ahead of the rest of the market.
But the recent string of wins put the squad in the upper half of the standings, and if the current order stands, Kia may very well secure the top selection with Blackwater getting the inside track for the second overall pick.