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distaff

the female line in the pedigree of an animal.
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In the Distaff on the same course 11 years ago, leader Go For Wand broke down inside the final furlong and had to be put down.
It was called the Saxon wheel and quickly replaced the earlier distaff and spindle which was much slower.
Of the 42 entries made for the stayers' race only five are eligible for the Rest of the World team while just six of the 32 entries in the Distaff race could not be part of the European team.
Procter, who runs Wriggle Valley Thoroughbreds, is launching the scheme, called Distaff Ventures, with Martyn Forrester, the ownerbreeder of Double Dizzy.
60) leading all the way in the $150,000 Distaff as Cambiocorsa suffered her first defeat in nine starts in Santa Anita's downhill turf sprints.
In the American consciousness, however, there was nothing more shattering than the demise of Go For Wand, who broke her right front ankle within sight of victory in the 1990 Distaff.
While River's Prayer and jockey Clinton Potts were winning the $150,000 Cal Cup Distaff by a length over Tiz a Gem, the 3-10 favorite Cambiocorsa was coming home a punchless third, losing for the first time in nine starts on Santa Anita's 6 1/2-furlong hillside turf course.
GOLDIKOVA looks likely to rate as one of the best distaff performers of the last decade after posting a provisional RPR of 128 yesterday.
How comfortable is Cambiocorsa, a 4-year-old gray filly, on the 6 1/2-furlong downhill turf course used for the $150,000 Cal Cup Distaff Handicap, the 10th of the 11 races on the noon card showcasing Cal-breds?
GODOLPHIN'S American arm unleashed another Breeders' Cup contender when 5-2 chance Cocoa Beach edged out last year's Distaff winner Ginger Punch in the EUR600,000 Beldame Stakes.
Doug O'Neill has horses in five races, including Cambiocorsa (Jon Court) in the $150,000 Cal Cup Distaff Handicap, Areyoutalkintome (Gomez) in the $150,000 Cal Cup Sprint, and Iced Out and King Mobay in the Classic.