a racing publication giving the betting odds and other information on the horses entered at a racetrack or racetracks during a racing day.
(US & Canadian, informal) another term for a dope sheet
noun 1. a test for a suspected allergy in which the skin is scratched and an allergen applied to the area, redness indicating a positive reaction. scratch test noun 1. (med) a skin test to determine allergic sensitivity to various substances by placing the allergen to be tested over an area of lightly scratched skin. […]
- Scratch the surface
Investigate or treat something superficially, as in This feed-the-hungry program only scratches the surface of the problem, or Her survey course barely scratches the surface of economic history. This metaphoric term transfers shallow markings made in a stone or other material to a shallow treatment of a subject or issue. [ Early 1900s ]
- Scratch together
verb 1. (transitive, adverb) to assemble with difficulty: he scratched up a team for the football match
- Scratch up