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Racehorse   /rˈeɪshˌɔrs/   Listen
Racehorse

noun
1.
A horse bred for racing.  Synonyms: bangtail, race horse.






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"Racehorse" Quotes from Famous Books



... interest felt by all present at the commencement of the race, nor the confusion and dismay of the Cox party when they saw the previously incompetent animal now cantering away from Sancho with all the ease and style of a true English racehorse; nor will I attempt to give the crimination and recrimination that followed. I will content myself with transcribing the observation with which the poor Commandant consoled himself for his loss. 'Les Anglais pretendent ...
— The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. • A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)

... Bashville, with sudden vehemence, "he is no more to Lord Worthington than the racehorse his lordship bets on. I might as well set up to be a friend of his lordship because I, after a manner of speaking, know him. Byron is in the ring, ...
— Cashel Byron's Profession • George Bernard Shaw



Words linked to "Racehorse" :   thoroughbred, pacer, yearling, Equus caballus, trotting horse, nonstarter, three year old, pacesetter, mudder, pacemaker, bangtail, three-year-old horse, two year old, dark horse, two-year-old horse, pony, trotter, horse



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