Thoroughbred


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Thoroughbred

an English lightweight racing horse, incorporated into many breeds to improve speed and elegance. Black, brown, bay, chestnut or gray, usually 16 to 16.2 hands high.
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English thoroughbred horse. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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For instance, somebody will hopefully find the answer to grass sickness, but it will be an answer for the species, and not just the thoroughbred.
Will auto racing rival riverboat gambling as another threat to thoroughbred racing and breeding in Kentucky?
The main supporting event, the Golden Drift Cup, a race for imported thoroughbreds to be gone over 1,200 metres has seven blue-blooded imported thoroughbreds heralds the re-introduction of the kind of racing abandoned about nine-years ago.
A spokesperson for the NRCAJ said: "Many thoroughbreds retire from racing in Japan every year, and we believe the large majority of them still have much to offer after they finish life on the track.
US Eventing Team member Boyd Martin, who is a renowned expert in the retraining of thoroughbreds, has represented the USA at two Olympic Games and two World Championships and has finished in the top 10 at every four-star event in the world except Badminton (England).
Australias thoroughbred industry not only makes a sizeable contribution to our economy, generating $963 million in revenue annually, but is also an iconic part of Australian lifethoroughbred racing is our nations second most popular spectator spot, attracting around 2 million people each year.
Earlier this year contagious equine metritis (CEM) was diagnosed in a thoroughbred mare (covered by a non-thoroughbred stallion) and some "in contact" horses were also affected.
The document was signed on 23 December 2011 and the announcement came a week later, with Thoroughbred Capital stating it intended to acquire all outstanding shares of Innovative Labs.
London, Ramadan 12, 1433, Jul 31, 2012, SPA - Arabian Thoroughbred Horses Exhibition entitled "Horses from Arabian Peninsula to Royal Ascot" at the British Museum has attracted more than 100,000 visitors since its opening on May 24.
Washington, Jan 25 ( ANI ): The origin of the 'speed gene' in Thoroughbred racehorses has been traced back to a single British mare that lived in the United Kingdom around 300 years ago.
THE MEASURE OF A MAN'S WEALTH IS IN THE NUMBER OF toys he owns, the measure of his passion in the quality of such toys--such could be said of the few major players in the rarefied world of thoroughbred horse breeding.