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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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WASHINGTON, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity announced today its support of the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015, a new bipartisan bill introduced in the U.
Scientists were able to reveal the origin of the 'speed gene' (C type myostatin gene variant) by analysing DNA from hundreds of horses, including DNA extracted from the skeletal remains of 12 celebrated Thoroughbred stallions born between 1764 and 1930.
While some consider the owning of thoroughbreds akin to the wealthy owning rich man's toys, most animal lovers fully appreciate the efforts of the world's top breeders.
Judges of the award will be selected by Thoroughbred Times.
Weeks later the heavily insured thoroughbred suffered a major injury at the Preakness.
Arazi began his 3-year-old season in 1992 as the most exciting young thoroughbred since the '70s.
Only Thoroughbreds race in the Triple Crown, but they are not the fastest horse breed.
Calumet Farm, the legendary showplace for thoroughbred breeding and racing, will be sold at Absolute Auction to the highest bidder regardless of price, Thursday, March 26 at 11:00 a.
2% ABV, is the "Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby" made at the historic Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, Kentucky - the heart of thoroughbred country.
Gary Player to keynote inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference offering networking, panel discussions with key industry players
STUDIES led by genomics scientist Dr Emmeline Hill have pinpointed the origin of the speed gene in thoroughbred racehorses back to a single British mare who lived around 300 years ago - and found that all modern variants of the gene trace back to the stallion Nearctic.
Written by The Staff and Correspondents of Blood-Horse Publications, The Blood Horse Authoritative Guide to Breeding Thoroughbreds is a solid guide for novice and experienced thoroughbred racehorse breeders alike.