dogs, the n.
the greyhound races, greyhound racing.
|Good Companions 230: What with dogs, football, pitchers one thing and another.|
|Sporting Times 230: Thanks to the ‘dogs’, the ‘pools’ and the ‘tote’, never has a greater volume of money been used in betting.|
|Indiscreet Guide to Soho 30: He [...] spent all his money on the ‘dogs’ or playing faro half the night.|
|Four-Legged Lottery 208: I owe him two hundred from the dogs last night.|
|Lowlife (2001) 59: Where the fraternity of the doggies and the ponies gather.|
|I’m a Jack, All Right 15: Keeping a book on the gallopers, trots, and dogs is a wearing business — and there’s hardly a quid in it for me.|
|Rooted III iii: Went up country and made a killing on the proverbial dogs. Picked up a good tip from a local turf identity.|
|Family Arsenal 165: It was the same at the dog track. That’s where I met the fucker – at the dogs.|
|Indep. on Sun. Culture 23 Jan. 14: A night at the dogs.|
|Beyond Black 196: Let him have a win on the dogs.|
|Panopticon (2013) 233: I went to fat Mike’s but he was at the dogs.|