thoroughbred race


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Noun1.thoroughbred race - a race between thoroughbred horsesthoroughbred race - a race between thoroughbred horses  
horse race - a contest of speed between horses; usually held for the purpose of betting
Kentucky Derby - an annual race for three-year-old horses; held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky
Preakness - an annual race for three-year-old horses; held at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland
Belmont Stakes - an annual race for three-year-old horses; held on Long Island at Elmont, New York
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Ghazali was looking forward to the Thoroughbred race. "It should be a tough race with good quality international horses in the field.
BOSTON -- Suffolk Downs says it will reassess plans to build a resort casino at the 78-year-old thoroughbred race track after East Boston voters rejected its proposal.
Abu Dhabi Today's Abu Dhabi meeting is a six race affair with a Thoroughbred race starting proceedings on a night highlighted by the Listed opening round of the UAE Triple Crown over 1600m.
It was Timothy McCormally's first visit to a thoroughbred race track, and he picked the country's (if not the world's) most historic track: Churchill Downs has been the site of the Kentucky Derby for 130 years.
POLICE today appealed for witnesses after a thoroughbred race horse worth pounds 10,000 was stolen along with a pony from a Midland farm.
And they intend to do even better in 2006 with two new models in new sectors - the Q7 seven-seat SUV and their thoroughbred race car, the R8.
His mount, above, was a racing bike, rather than his more familiar thoroughbred race horse, but he delighted the crowds anyway.
A recent report indicates that the state's three thoroughbred race tracks, which generate $57 million in taxes and produce 20,000 jobs, need $33 million to refurbish because of neglect in recent years.
However, the Johnny Murtagh-ridden Joshua Tree could finish only third in the Emir's Trophy, the biggest thoroughbred race of the year in Qatar, which was won by the ex-French Lancelot under Olivier Peslier.
Abu Dhabi on Sunday sees a seven-furlong handicap, the night's only Thoroughbred race, concluding matters.
It is the first time in history that an Arabian race will be staged on the thoroughbred race card at the racecourse which is famous for it's Royal meeting in June.
The rest of the family will be doing their stuff on the track, beginning with talented apprentice Jack, 19, who rides Curzon Prince for his boss, Chris Wall, in the closing thoroughbred race.