race horse

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Noun1.Race horse - a horse bred for racingrace horse - a horse bred for racing    
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
thoroughbred - a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares
pony - an informal term for a racehorse; "he liked to bet on the ponies"
yearling - a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
two year old, two-year-old horse - a racehorse that is two years old
three year old, three-year-old horse - a racehorse that is three years old
dark horse - a racehorse about which little is known
mudder - a racehorse that runs well on a muddy racetrack
nonstarter - a horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered
pacer, pacesetter, pacemaker - a horse used to set the pace in racing
trotting horse, trotter - a horse trained to trot; especially a horse trained for harness racing
References in classic literature ?
A STATESMAN who had saved his country was returning from Washington on foot, when he met a Race Horse going at full speed, and stopped it.
He is the Statesman who saved his country," answered the Race Horse.
Once, when I was young," said Jim, "I was a race horse, and defeated all who dared run against me.
One thing only could and ought to be done, and Vronsky determined upon it without an instant's hesitation: to borrow money from a money-lender, ten thousand roubles, a proceeding which presented no difficulty, to cut down his expenses generally, and to sell his race horses.
I know for a fact, that his race horses literally ran away with the prettiest bit of Kentucky farming land I ever laid eyes upon.
It was not long before I had complete every series issued by every cigarette manufacturer--such as the Great Race Horses, Parisian Beauties, Women of All Nations, Flags of All Nations, Noted Actors, Champion Prize Fighters, etc.
Owner Oliver "Jojo" Velasquez personally received the awards for SC Stockfarm as Stakes Race Horse Owner of the Year (376 points) and Horse Breeder of the Year (200 points) in simple rites at the Chantilly Bar.
One race horse exercise rider I used to walk horses for talked fast and constantly.
And this is where Oertel comes in, having a yard that draws strength from the Arabian race horse, while he also boasts some decent thoroughbred horses.
Animal Aid's annual Deathwatch report, available from our website, makes for grim reading - as does our Race Horse Deathwatch online database, which lists all verified equine racing fatalities across the country.
She and her best friend, Tariq, save the life of a stolen race horse and find that their reward is a fabulous trip to a US farm in Kentucky and that's when the real detective work starts.
There are two key markets for us," said Michael Harris, chairman of Race Horse Trader Ltd.