- Post time is defined as the specific time when a race begins and when racers, like runners or horses, must be at the starting line.
An example of post time is when the bell sounds to signify that runners need to begin running.
post time definition by Webster's New World
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the scheduled starting time of a horse race
post time definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The time set immediately before the official start of a race after which point no further betting is allowed.