English version

winning post

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Horses
winning postˈwinning ˌpost noun [singular]  British EnglishDSH the place where a race ends syn the finish line
Examples from the Corpus
winning postRushing Wild's jockey, Richard Dunwoody, gave Dwyer a pat on the back a few yards after the winning post.It was famous as the winning post of boat races from Westminster Bridge.Bite the Bullet continued to drift left-handed as the winning post raced towards them.Less than 50 yards from the winning post, the horse unaccountably staggered, collapsed to the ground, and failed to finish.They made it to the winning post fairly creditably.The tell-tale noises were close, but so was the winning post - or was it?
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