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cheekpiece

(ˈtʃiːkˌpiːs)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) either of the two straps of a bridle that join the bit to the crownpiece
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Noun1.cheekpiece - either of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiececheekpiece - either of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiece
bridle - headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
strap - an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
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FAUGHEEN will have the aid of cheekpieces when he bids to recapture his sparkle and his Champion Hurdle crown at Cheltenham tomorrow.
Powell, another daughter of a Grand National winner Brendan - who rode Rhyme 'N Reason to victory in 1988, felt the first-time cheekpieces were key to victory.
Nicholls and Fehily pulled off a carefully constructed plan to make best use of their charge's assured stamina and improved concentration gained from the application of a pair of cheekpieces.
Cheekpieces brought a magical return to top form by the horse who threw away the Gold Cup on Cheltenham's testing runin last March.
First-time cheekpieces had appeared to work the oracle on his previous start, when he was a half-length victor over Wildomar, a horse who had beaten him before and is a consistent runner himself.
The following horses have cheekpieces today: Chester: 4.
We wouldn't advise using this file to recut S&W revolver ratchets, which approaches brain surgery in the degree of precision required (for that, a Swiss pattern is best), but the Vulcanite file is great for shadowline cheekpieces, shaping combs or schnables, inletting bolt knobs, and is great for shaping materials ranging from hard rubber to soft metals, plastics, and wood.
Two United States Registered Trademarks have been issued to Ben Ridge of Cherokee Accessories for AR-15 cheekpieces.
However, the Devon handler saw a noticeable improvement when fitting him with cheekpieces at Wincanton that resulted in a close-up third.
Conclusion Saeed Bin Suroor is 3-17 in first-time cheekpieces this year, but has had five beaten at 3-1 or shorter and there's no rush to get involved with this one.
LONG Run will wear cheekpieces for the first time in public when he aims to regain his crown in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup a week on Friday.
Nicky Henderson plans to see whether cheekpieces will make a difference to Long Run's performance when he is assessed by jumping guru Yogi Breisner later this week.