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  • as indark horse
  • as inhunter

synonyms for stalking horse

  • also-ran
  • long shot
  • sleeper
  • underdog
  • hundred-to-one shot
  • improbability
  • little chance
  • little opportunity
  • outside chance
  • outside shot
  • poor bet
  • poor lookout
  • poor possibility
  • poor prognosis
  • poor prospect
  • slim chance
  • small chance
  • unexpected winner
  • unknown
  • unknown quantity
  • unlikelihood
  • unlikely winner
  • upsetter
  • chaser
  • courser
  • foxhound
  • hound
  • gun dog
  • hound dog
  • hunting dog
  • hunting horse
  • rabbit hound
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How to use stalking horse in a sentence

At the mention of the Merrill Horse, Poindexter's countenance took on a demoniac expression.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was at this parliament that the famous acts against horse racing and deceitful gaming were passed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Four years ago Hetton's horse had been first favourite, but it was ignominiously beaten.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He considered her the equal to any Newbolt that ever straddled a horse and rode over from Kentucky.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
A true history of the Merrill Horse, and the adventures of its different members, would read like the most exciting fiction.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It seemed rather strange to be spoken to by a cab-horse, but Davy answered that he was feeling quite well.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
These hills, if we have to mount them, shall sorely try the thews of horse and man.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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