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ride

1. control and direct a horse while mounted on it.
2. lane cut through a wood.

ride work
to ride a horse for the purpose of training it for a race.
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JetHawks manager Brett Butler, himself a former overachieving major-leaguer who rode the bench his senior year in high school, says he sees a little bit of himself in his old-school shortstop.
The downside: I rode the bench for four straight years
But we either rode the bench until the outcome was a foregone conclusion, or we were sent out on the court to take up space and get in the path of hard-charging paraplegics and amputees.
Making matters worse for the Hotshots, Paul Lee only showed up on the floor briefly in the opening period and rode the bench throughout with a battered right knee.
O'Neal, 31, rode the bench for four years in Portland after he was drafted in 1996 out of high school, but he blossomed after being dealt to Indiana.