run out of (one's) skin

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run out of (one's) skin

To play or perform exceptionally well and with the utmost of one's energy and skill. You can tell that they ran out of their skin for the whole match, but they just couldn't secure a victory against the returning champions.
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Clive Brittain's horses have run out of their skins in the past week and this one is ready to continue the sequence.