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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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horse racing

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 651 words.

A spectator sport, in which riders—or jockeys—race horses against each other over a specified length of track, which sometimes has hurdles or fences over which the mounted horse must jump:...

Leonard, Buck

Thomas W. Collins.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1436 words.

Leonard, Buck (08 September 1907–27 November 1997), baseball player, was born Walter Fenner Leonard in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, the son of John Leonard, a railroad fireman, and Emma...