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gelding

(gĕl′dĭng)
n.
A castrated animal, especially a male horse.

gelding

A castrated male horse.

gelding

see EMASCULATION.

gelding

castrated male horse.
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When a buyer sees that the five-year-old mares' maiden winner posted the fastest time of the day, their first reaction could be that the geldings who won on the same card aren't very good and that could mean they make less at the sales.
The gelding won his class and was reserve champion but Des is thrilled to have gone a step further this year.
Being a gelding, like John was, he has time to prove it.
Leading rein pony, mare or gelding not exceeding 122cms (12.
Yearling colt, filly or gelding 1 Mr and Mrs D Schofield, 2 Mrs Millington, 3 Kersey family.
There have been eight mares' maidens for five- and six-year-olds against only one for geldings, while there has also been a maiden for five-, six- and seven-year-old mares and one for mares aged five and upwards.
In the year the legend of crooked-legged, scrappy Seabiscuit will hit movie screens, it's fitting that a nervous gelding from the wrong side of the tracks won the Kentucky Derby and will shoot for the Triple Crown.
He later went on to spend EUR52,000 on a King's Theatre gelding from the family of Long Run (pictured) and J'y Vole, while he went to EUR27,000 on two occasions for a King's Theatre half-brother to Pires and a Flemensfirth gelding related to Our Ben.
Perfect Drift is a gelding, all right, which explains why it takes a tetherball to amuse him.
Highflyer Bloodstock's Anthony Bromley did his utmost to secure the gelding, but he could not match a determined O'Ryan, who quickly countered his every bid.
Goldford Stud is responsible for several interesting lots, including a son of Generous out of a half-sister to Algan (lot 7), a Nayef half-brother to Arcalis (45), a Cachet Noir gelding out of a half-sister to Iris Royal and Galant Moss (46), a Kayf Tara gelding from a good Flat family (70), and a King's Theatre gelding out of a sister to SamuelWilderspin (82).