whip by

whip by

v.
1. To pass quickly, as of a gust of wind or an interval of time: As I got older, the years whipped by.
2. To pass someone or something quickly: The runner in second place whipped by the leader.
See also: whip
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Arguably, if it confers little competitive advantage beyond the more effective use of the whip by some jockeys than others, the case for its continued use in finishes is weakened.
Photo (1--color) The use of a whip by jockeys has become a contentious issue, pitting the rulebook against common practice.