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English definition of “winning post”

winning post

noun [C usually singular]     UK
a post that marks the place where a race ends: His horse collapsed just 40 yards from the winning post.Competitions, and parts of competitions
(Definition of winning post noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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