came up short

07:40 Apr 18, 2007
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English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Horse racing
English term or phrase: came up short
Medal Winner broke slowly and made up five lengths or so during the stretch run on 25Sep95, took a drop in class next time out, was pounded to 11-10 favoritism, and finished second. The reluctant gelding raced in traffic on 11May96 and just missed by a head, was bet to 2-1 favoritism next time out, and ***came up short ***again, beaten five lengths by Personnel Director.

Thank you in advance!
Forrest Liang
Local time: 05:17

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