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stayer

a horse that can gallop at racing speed for at least 1.5 miles (2.4 km).
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Traditionally the Yorkshire Cup attracts top class stayers and has been won in the past by horses who have gone on to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot, Britain's only Group 1 race for stayers.
But he has filled the runner-up spot behind arguably the best stayer of all time in Yeats on three occasions, so there is no disgrace in those efforts.
The six-year-old was a decent stayer on the Flat and battled on well up the Cheltenham hill when second to Fundamentalist in last season's Royal & SunAlliance Novices' Hurdle over two miles five furlongs.
Four implications follow from these conclusions: (1) the earnings profiles of female stayers will rise more steeply than those of males; (2) the earnings of female stayers will rise with tenure more steeply than those of female leavers; (3) no difference will be observed in the slopes of the earnings profiles of male and female leavers; and (4) these sex-related differences in tenure slopes are predicted to diminish with age.
Based on 505 interviews with Middle Eastern business stayers.
Aidan O'Brien's star stayer will bid to become only the second horse to win the Ascot Gold Cup three times, emulating Sagaro, which won in 1975, '76 and '77.
And there are even more incentives for connections to run their horses in these events at the West Yorkshire venue in 2004, with the launch of The Pontefract Stayers Championship on the opening day of this year's campaign Tuesday, April 6.
Based on 405 interviews with Benelux business stayers.
Both have been redirected from their original English Derby targets and shape as prospective top stayers.
Detailed measure of awareness (unaided & prompted), usage and preference of major European brands amongst business stayers.
All Pattern races of a mile and five furlongs-plus will be protected from downgrade until at least 2022, a move it is hoped will help boost the number of young stayers in training and capture the imagination.
The horse made a successful debut over nine furlongs on the Cleveland track as a juvenile and the course authorities renamed the event after he had established himself as one of the best stayers in recent years.