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.
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Come Hither (4.15) returned to form in style with an easy pillar-to-post success at Catterick recently and looks difficult to oppose in her current mood despite a 6lb penalty.
The heavily-backed 5-2 favourite was another pillar-to-post winner, going clear inside the final furlong and passing the post four and a half lengths ahead of Poet's Place.
THERE were some eyecatching performances at Tralee on Friday in the opening round of the Greyhound & Petworld Kingdom Derby with College Finsceal, a litter sister of College Causeway, posting a fastest-of-thenight 28.52sec on her way to winning heat four in pillar-to-post fashion by seven lengths, writes Ian Fortune.
CARLISLE Bell-winning rider Tom Eaves enjoyed a pillar-to-post romp aboard Linda Stubbs' Saxford in the Weatherbys Bank Novice Stakes at Newcastle yesterday.
On a day which seemed to suit front-runners, Natalia Gemelova earned a pillar-to-post victory aboard 40-1 shot For Life.
cHe struck first on Global Achiever (11-8), who was rewarded for his consistency with a pillar-to-post victory in the Littlewoods Bet Direct Maiden Stakes.
Without a winner for almost a year, Chris Fairhurst broke the losing sequence at Hexham yesterday when Gilou had a pillar-to-post victory in the Gregg's Pasty Post Handicap Hurdle.
The four-year-old failed to stay when upped to a mile and a quarter at Windsor last time and is better judged on his earlier pillar-to-post win over seven furlongs at Folkestone.
ENDLESS POWER, the horse who nearly 'did a Crisp' before completing a pillar-to-post victory at Aintree on Sunday, could run in the Grand National, the race in which Crisp was famously pipped by Red Rum 35 years ago, writes Jon Lees.
RANGERS GIFT can continue her meteoric rise up the grading ladder with another pillar-to-post success in the 11.23 at Crayford's BAGS fixture today.
Last season's St Leger hero had failed to give his running in two starts on slow ground this year, but with conditions drying all the time and jockey Jimmy Fortune deciding to take the race by the scruff of the neck, the John Gosdentrained four-year-old didn't see another rival on the way to a pillar-to-post win.
KHULOOD was slashed to 8-1 for next month's Sagitta 1,000 Guineas after a pillar-to-post victory in the Shadwell Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket.
Derek Knight's youngster, arguably the fastest greyhound to half-way of the crop that is currently plying their trade at this level of competition, possesses loads of early pace and a pillar-to-post victory is very much on the cards.
It was for Pipe that he partnered Tamarinbleu to a pillar-to-post victory in the Boylesports.com Gold Cup at Cheltenham to register his biggest win on a day when he completed a double on the Wylie-owned Tidal Bay.
"I've had a bet or two in my time, but I wouldn't be putting money down on any of mine at the moment," he declared after Fragrant View's pillar-to-post success.