three-year-old horse

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Noun1.three-year-old horse - a racehorse that is three years old
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
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Jesus Jimenez, who has been unemployed for more than a year, has embarked on a 2,000-mile ride from Gemuno to the Lower Saxony town of Bergen on his three-year-old horse Campeon, in search of work, the New York Daily News reported.
Example 1: T purchased a three-year-old horse, not yet raced, for $200,000 in December 2003 and elected Sec.
The three-year-old horse arrived safely in Japan on Monday and is currently based at the Shiroi quarantine centre.
The three-year-old horse was lame and starving and faced being put down after the RSPCA rescued him eight months ago.
Both these horses are now almost certainly off the market for other studs, some of whom may even be inspired from now on to try to identify talent at the two-year-old stage, rather than risk being priced out in an autumn bunfight for a three-year-old horse or older.
But he did have a serious glint in his eye when he produced a three-year-old horse, a huge beast, and told us that it had been placed in a Derby trial in France and would make its debut in the novice hurdle that is run at Newbury the day before the Hennessy Gold Cup.
The three-year-old horse was a falabella breed and brown and white.
The deadline has not moved but Channon, who saddled Youmzain to finish second in the race in the last two years, complained it comes far too early in the year for a three-year-old horse who has had little chance to show its potential.
The son of Bernstein may now head to York on June 13 for the 888sport Charity Sprint, the most valuable sprint handicap for three-year-old horses in Europe.
Mubtaahij, ridden by jockey Christophe Soumillon and trained by Mike De Kock, proved he is a legitimate contender for the Kentucky Derby, the premiere event for three-year-old horses in the United States.
For good reason, it is unsafe to attempt to pick a hot favourite as it is a race that brings together several three-year-old horses who have previously not encountered the 1600m trip and class.