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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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40 Huntingdon SP forecast 5-2 Won a Warwick novice handicap chase in first-time cheekpieces in May on his debut for the Dan Skelton yard and bounced back from a poor hurdles run when second over fences at Wetherby last month.
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.
Last year without the cheekpieces on he wouldn't have been able to have done that.
Cheekpieces brought a magical return to top form by the horse who threw away the Gold Cup on Cheltenham's testing run-in last March.
Trainer Paul Nicholls said: "The cheekpieces just sharpened him up as he was getting a bit idle.
Off for 18 months before making his debut for the Jackdaws Castle trainer in October, Burton Port ran the best race since his absence when second at Newbury in first-time cheekpieces last month.
Graphic firmly rose to the occasion as sporting first-time cheekpieces and 8lb extra he found plenty from the front to hold Mister Music by just over a length.
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.
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.
Two United States Registered Trademarks have been issued to Ben Ridge of Cherokee Accessories for AR-15 cheekpieces.
From Frost, twice a widemargin winner on the all-weather at Southwell when trained by Andrew Balding, will be making his handicap debut with cheekpieces fitted for the first time.