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a horse race in which the winning horse must be put up for auction

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The Tim Easterby filly has won two selling races this season, attracting no bid when successful at Redcar but getting plenty when she won at Newcastle last time out.
He had a short-head to spare in that six furlong contest, which was another selling race, but has further to travel this time.
Inya Lake successfully crossed the gulf from selling races to pattern company as she registered a shock 20-1 victory at Goodwood.
However, just six of the pounds 5,000 bonuses, which are paid out to winners of claiming or selling races, have been landed, meaning that 14 are still available.
Patrick Haslam's runners have performed well when contesting selling races for the first time, scoring in 20% of their starts.
Mick Channon does well in selling races and has racked up a 24% strike-rate with runners making their debuts in such races in the past two seasons.
In the past two seasons Mick Quinlan has a fine record with horses who are contesting selling races for the first time (36%).
He dead heated with a reasonable sort last time, but they had only a neck to spare over the 39-rated The London Gang and it's a dangerous policy to get excited about ratings in these selling races
Each of the four all-weather tracks saw a drop in the average number of runners in maiden races, handicaps and claiming and selling races.
Richard Guest does particularly well in selling races when his horses are running in the grade for the first time.
QUICKFIRE double courtesy of Homes By Woodford and Shrine Mountain at Lingfield on Wednesday showed Ron Harris's string to be in good form, and it also improved his already impressive record of making winners out of horses purchased from claiming and selling races.
But there are profits to be made just by following the right trainers in the lowly grades of claiming and selling races.
With running opportunities pretty limited at this time of year the standard of selling races is a fair bit stronger than average just now, especially on the Polytrack.
For the first time in the memory of most pundits, the card had two selling races programmed