Definitions for backstretchˈbækˈstrɛtʃ
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the part of a racecourse that is farthest from the grandstand and parallel to the homestretch.
the area adjacent to a racetrack where the horses are stabled and stable employees have temporary living accommodations.
The Backstretch is the area in a horse racetrack where horses are stabled and the training and daily work of maintaining the horses occurs. In many race tracks it will be found directly across the track from the grandstands and may also be called "the other side of the track."
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I had the option. I could have done something, but if I did that, I took a risk of wrecking the entire field to win the race, i chose to not wreck everybody, and I don't remember where we ended up, but we were leading until we got to the middle of the backstretch on the last lap.
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