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thu rohb red

  • n  a well-bred person
  • n  a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares
  • n  a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses
  • s  having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal

  • For William Lo, investing in a thoroughbred racehorse is comparable to buying a vintage Bordeaux.
  • A thoroughbred horse whose sire and dame are pure and thereby entitled to registration is known as a pure bred thoroughbred horse.
  • He is credited with having saved thoroughbred racing when it was at its lowest ebb in the East, after the repeal of the racing law in New York State.
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  • OBS March sale raises $39,000 for TAA
    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) received $39,000 from the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training. This amount represents combined contributions from buyers and consignors and the sale company, collected during the auction March 12-13 in Ocala, Fla.
    June 15, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
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    OwnerView, an industry-sponsored website aimed at attracting and educating new and prospective Thoroughbred owners has expanded to include sections on veterinary care and racetracks.
    June 15, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
  • Evangeline Downs: Saenz notches 1,000th career Thoroughbred win
    Jockey Diego Saenz registered his 1,000th career Thoroughbred win in North America in Saturday night’s fourth race at Evangeline Downs, where he is the leading rider. His first Thoroughbred win came in 2004 at Retama Park.
    June 11, 2013 - Daily Racing Form

  • Peter McGauran in The Age
    All horse racing and the thoroughbred and horse industry across Australia, in all of its sectors and components, could be affected in the worst case scenario,Mr McGauran said. "But we won't allow ourselves to even consider the worst case...
  • Hugh Hefner in USA Today
    I like Big Brown,Hefner said, referring to the 3-1 morning line favorite. "I know a good thoroughbred when I see one."
  • Mark Denny in International Herald Tribune
    For present purposes, let us define a greyhound, thoroughbred or human (male or female) as an individual performing without drug or genetic enhancement,Denny writes. "If drugs have contributed to the winning speeds in the races used here,...

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