pillar to post

pillar-to-post

In a race (especially horse racing), being in the lead from the very beginning to the very end. It was another pillar-to-post win for Blind Fury and her jockey Jeff Smith. The pillar-to-post victory puts the Irish rowing crew at the top of their division.

pillar to post

BRITISH, JOURNALISM
In sport, especially horse racing, a pillar to post victory is one in which the winner was in the lead from the start of the race. Sally Prosser finished top of the Asian circuit, thanks largely to a pillar to post victory in the JAL Malaysian Open. Note: This may refer to the posts that mark the start and finish of a racecourse.
See also: pillar, post
References in classic literature ?
And here have I been knocking about, year after year, from pillar to post, as if I was no more than the commonest feller in the parish.
We just get fired around from pillar to post and get licked here and get licked there, and nobody knows what it's done for.
At any rate, during the period of Lop-Ear's marriage I knocked about from pillar to post, in danger every night that I slept, and never comfortable.
Why, the man was so badgered and worried and tortured by being knocked about from post to pillar, and from pillar to post," said Mr.
how the worn-out people that do come down to that, get driven from post to pillar and pillar to post, a-purpose to tire them out
It is easy to evacuate the mantra of success regarding the CPEC with its citizens going from pillar to post for redressal of the issue of drinking water in the district.
Ms Black said: "I have a constituent who escaped from an abusive relationship and has been passed from pillar to post between the old Child Support Agency and the new Child Maintenance Service.
Activists belonging to various rights groups, along with friends and family, have been running from pillar to post for the activist's release.
Harpreet is now running from pillar to post to get the error rectified as he plans to pursue his studies abroad and apply for passport.
Allottees of Gulistan-e-Jauhar, North Karachi , Surjani Town and Korangi Town have badly been affected and in spite of continuous visit to DG office they are made to run from pillar to post and the hope of the people have been stifled.
The plan is primarily aimed at not only to provide jobs to unemployed youth, roaming pillar to post in search of job but also under the spirit to alleviate unemployment problem in the area under a phased programme.
People have to wait for several days for restoration of electricity connection and made them run from pillar to post but in vain.
Anne, 72, who has Alzheimer's, said: "Karen is my attorney but each time she called on my behalf she was passed from pillar to post.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI), which represents more than 250 UK insurance firms, said in a statement: "People affected by the disruption should be able to claim compensation and refunds for any expenses as simply as possible, not be passed from pillar to post.
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors franchisee Matt Lloyd is good at detecting problems.