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Ahead Race - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Ahead Race

Ahead Race is a billiards term that is a part of Scoring Terminology.

A type of match where the number of games a player is ahead determines the end. For example, a "five ahead race" will not end until one billiard player gets five games ahead of his or her opponent.

See: ahead session, session, race, set for more on the meaning of "Ahead Race".

Ahead Race - Usage

We're going to be here a while, John and Roy just started a 10 ahead race. They won't be leaving until one of them leads the other by 10 games.

Billiards - Ahead Race

  • Title: Ahead Race
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/10/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:47:57 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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