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geld

(gĕld)
tr.v. gelded, gelding, gelds
To castrate (a horse, for example).

geld

verb To castrate a male horse, stallion.

geld

see alter.
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Daraahem's Chester Cup victory is one of three success stories this season for the Lambourn handler, as Tastahil's career has taken a big leap forward since he was gelded after running in last season's November Handicap, as he is two wins from three starts this season with his latest success coming at Listed level at Newbury last Saturday, while threeyear-old Mister Dee Bee is two from two this season having been gelded during the winter.
Referring to the R Woody case, which is currently being handled by the disciplinary panel, Struthers said a stiffer penalty is likely to be meted out to Jewell because she had nominated being gelded as an explanation for her charge's sudden improvement in form.
The return to this softer turf surface should be in his favour and it would be no surprise to see this son of Compton Place find improvement on his first start since being gelded over the winter.
John Henry (who was gelded because he was too cantankerous, ran for a $20,000 claiming price in New Orleans and went on to win Eclipse Awards each year from 1980 to '84) has become the archetype.