horse that runs best late in the race, coming from off the lead.
(comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance; "come closer, my dear!"; "they drew nearer"; "getting nearer to the true explanation"
A horse that runs best in the latter part of the race, coming from off the pace.
a horse who prefers racing with a rallying trip, coming from behind late in a race
a horse who comes from off the pace.
A closer is a horse that saves the best for last. Typically a closer will only win a race when the horses in front get into a fast pace race and run out of energy.
A horse that does its best running in the final stages of a race.