pillar to post

pillar-to-post

In a race (especially a horse race), leading 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....And how long hev this news about me been knowed, Pa'son Tringham?"
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.
'Do I never read in the newspapers,' said the dame, fondling the child--'God help me and the like of me!--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!
Summary: It's a shame that some financial companies of repute are failing to keep their promises and have customers like me run from pillar to post t...
One woman was able to have her complaint registered, the other is running from pillar to post.
The protesters said the government had not advertised jobs in their field for quite some time while hundreds of pharmacists having relevant educational degrees were running from pillar to post to get a job.
AS A parent of an addict, I have tried over and over to get help for my daughter but I am being pushed from pillar to post.
The crowd of thousands of locusts has attacked on the prepared yield in the village Chak 219 of Rahim Yar Khan district , after which the agriculture department ran from pillar to post to save the crops and began spray on war footing basis for continuous three days .
The affected persons told media that they are running from pillar to post, but no treatment drugs are provided to them.
1 home inspection company in North America, Pillar To Post Home Inspectors[R].
The provincial government had plundered the royalty of oil, gas and other natural resources and made the people fool by committing false promises, he said and added the provincial rulers have usurped the rights of the people of the province who are running pillar to post to get health, education and water facilities and employment.
He said that scholarship holders were running from pillar to post to get the scholarship amount but to no avail.
OXFORD United boss Karl Robinson accused Coventry City of 'kicking his players from pillar to post' in Sunday's televised League One match at the Kassam Stadium.