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 (săd′l-klôth′, -klŏth′)
A cloth placed under the saddle of a racehorse and bearing its number.


(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a light cloth put under a horse's saddle, so as to prevent rubbing


(ˈsæd lˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ)

n., pl. -cloths (-ˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs)
a cloth placed over the saddle of a racehorse bearing the horse's number.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saddlecloth - stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddlesaddlecloth - stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle
apishamore - a saddle blanket made of buffalo hide
saddlery, stable gear, tack - gear for a horse


[ˈsædlklɒθ] Nsudadero m
References in classic literature ?
said Nesvitski, looking at Denisov's new cloak and saddlecloth.
Some were wrapped in the countess's shawls, others wore the trappings of horses and muddy saddlecloths, or masses of rags from which the hoar-frost hung; some had a boot on one leg and a shoe on the other; in fact, there were none whose costume did not present some laughable singularity.
When a horse leaves the pre-parade area - it is saddled by this stage - to go to the paddock, its groom is given an armband bearing its saddlecloth number.
A SADDLECLOTH that has earned its place in racing history is being auctioned by the Great North Air Ambulance Service after valet Steve Charlton donated the item worn to victory by Derek Fox on One For Arthur in this year's Grand National.
The technology maps the speed and position of each horse via radio tags which are inserted into the saddlecloth of each runner.
A saddlecloth, 8th and 9th century chess and backgammon boards, a 17th century dagger and sheath from Iran, a prayer carpet, a mosque lamp, portraits of ambassadors are part of the collection.
Runner-up was Caroline Jelley, of the Dolgoed Riding School, St Asaph, who won a Hickstead Horse Feeds saddlecloth and five bags of feed.
The pack can be designed exactly how you like it with fabric options of fleece, cotton, twill, Saddlecloth and other super cloths, and is also available in Realtree, Advantage and Mossy Oak camo patterns.
You may be marked down if you wear a saddlecloth in tack and turnout.
Belt Pouch: I usually carry my survival tools in a Saddlecloth camouflage belt pouch made by Rocky Mountain Pack Systems (Rocky Mountain Pack Systems, LLC, 208/234-4584; www.
The Bianchi packs come in Realtree X-tra Brown Saddlecloth.