Blood horse


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a horse whose blood or lineage is derived from the purest and most highly prized origin or stock.

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`Not coming.' said Bob, with a sudden declension in his high spirits; for he had been Tim's blood horse all the way from church, and had come home rampant.
'There's another,' repeated Brass; 'and if I could get a break and four blood horses to cut into the Marks when the crowd is at its thickest, I'd give eighteen-pence and never grudge it!'
The blood horses of them colonists might fling up the dust over me as I was walking; what do I say?
"It felt to me like a pretty buoyant, healthy sale," Florida horseman Nick de Meric told the Blood Horse. "Prices were all over the board because the horses were all over the board [in quality].
Two new Blood Horse guides for equestrians will delight both horse owners and equine library collections with authoritative guides by the staff and correspondents of Blood-Horse Publications.
Winning rider Tyler Baze, whose mount was taking his record to two wins from two starts after a Del Mar debut victory on August 17, told The Blood Horse: "He's very talented, a special horse.
The Blood Horse Authoritative Guide to Breeding Thoroughbreds
Borel told the Blood Horse: "It's great to have him back - he needed this race.
epic Breeders' Cup Classics, part-owner Michael Cooper told The Blood Horse:
As reported by The Blood Horse, Davis began working as an outrider in the 1950s.
The Irishman was then a work rider with Godolphin, galloping some top notch blue blood horses for the racing operation, day in and day out.
Closing Suffolk Downs will have repercussions for the whole state, such as losing farms raising blood horses, blacksmiths, grain stores, veterinarians, farm workers, hay and alfalfa growers, truckers for hauling, and all sundry of supplies that go into this business.