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stan·dard·bred

or Stan·dard·bred  (stăn′dərd-brĕd′)
n.
Any of an American breed of trotting and pacing horses developed especially for harness racing by crossing Thoroughbreds with Morgans and other breeds.

[From the fact that in order to be registered as a standardbred, a horse originally had to be able to trot a mile within a standard time of two and a half minutes.]

stand•ard•bred

(ˈstæn dərdˌbrɛd)

n.
(often cap.) any of an American breed of trotting and pacing horses used for harness racing.
[1890–95]
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She is an active leader in the 4-H Standardbred program, designed to educate youth and their families about Standardbred horses and the racing industry.
uk 21: Brightwells Official Standardbred Horse Sale, Royal Welsh Showground, LD2 3SY.
Gural is also a major owner and breeder of Standardbred racehorses and has recently become the lessee of the Meadowlands Racetrack, the leading Standardbred track in North America.
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This "slots" legislation was the product of unprecedented cooperation and more than ten years of effort put forth by representatives of Indiana standardbred, thoroughbred and quarterhorse racing and breeding associations and the state's two pari-mutuel race tracks in building public understanding of the industry and legislative support for this concept.
19: Brightwells Standardbred horse sale, Royal Welsh showground.
In those years I have worked with several different breeds of horses, Arabian, Paint, Appaloosa, Half Arab/Quarter, Quarter Horses, Thoroughbred, Standardbred (both retired racers), Mustang, Draft Cross, Welsh and Shetland Ponies, Miniature horses, Buckskin/Quarter type, Morgan, and currently Tennessee Walking Horses.
Danielle led from early in the ride on her 15hh bay gelding Euphoria's Quest, who is of unusual 3/4 Standardbred bloodlines, a breed best known as racing trotters.
Harness writers voted Bunny Lake the Standardbred of the Year for 2001, making her the first 3-year-old filly pacer so honored.
The application to the Racing Commission includes the principle terms of a purse agreement between the operator and both the standardbred horsemen and the breeders.
July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Crawford Farms, a leading New York-based standardbred breeding and racing operation, and Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment have agreed to a three-year sponsorship deal that will make Crawford Farms the title sponsor of the Meadowlands Pace through 2017.
com)-- The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF), August 5, 2014.