ridgling


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ridg·ling

also ridge·ling  (rĭj′lĭng)
n.
A male animal with one or two undescended testicles.

[From obsolete ridgel, perhaps from ridge (from the belief that the undescended testicles remained near the animal's back).]
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Noun1.ridgling - a colt with undescended testicles
colt - a young male horse under the age of four
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ARCADIA - A full field of 14, including a 4-year-old ridgling who's as consistent as they come and a 5-year-old mare who will try to make Santa Anita Handicap history, was entered Wednesday for the 73rd running of the $750,000 Big 'Cap.
The colt, a ridgling, is out of the winning Chief's Crown mare Caveat Apt, and is by the Mr Prospector stallion Cape Canaveral, who stands at Overbrook Farm, Kentucky, for EUR7,500.
Fans of the horses-for-courses angle have reason to like this ridgling.