racing

noun
1 sport of racing horses
ADJECTIVE
horse, thoroughbred
flat, jump
RACING + NOUN
results
tip (esp. BrE)
expert, tipster (BrE)

Her racing tipster got the Derby winner right.

fan

Racing fans adore statistics on horses, jockeys, and performance.

manager, trainer (esp. BrE)
career
stable
calendar, programme/program, season

He organizes his life according to the racing calendar.

business, game, industry

He has ridden horses all his life, but he was a late starter in the racing game.

circles, scene

He's known in racing circles as a fierce competitor.

She's a familiar face on the racing scene.

correspondent

the racing correspondent of ‘The Times’

2 sport of taking part in races
ADJECTIVE
competitive

Today's event marks his return to competitive racing.

auto (AmE), car, drag (esp. AmE), motor, NASCAR (AmE), stock-car (BrE)
dog, greyhound
bicycle, bike (informal), yacht, etc.
Grand Prix
road, track
RACING + NOUN
champion
legend, star

racing legend Ayrton Senna

cyclist (esp. BrE), driver
team
event
programme/program, season
scene
career, days
debut

He made his racing debut for Ferrari three years ago.

car (BrE) ( race car in AmE)
circuit, track

The bikes sped by on the racing circuit.

enthusiast, fan

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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