quicken

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quicken

(kwĭk′ən)
v.
1. To become more rapid.
2. To reach the stage of pregnancy when the fetus can be felt to move.
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Henry Cecil's filly is a galloper rather than a quickener, and having her momentum broken up hurt her more than it would a pacier type.
richyrow Fame And Glory is a stayer, Sea The Stars is a quickener.
As top-class racehorses go, he is the blunt instrument to Delegator's flashing blade, the strong galloper against the quickener.