Well bred

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Of a good family; having a good pedigree.
Well brought up, as shown in having good manners; cultivated; refined; polite.
- Shak.

See also: Bred, Bred

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Well bred. By a top-class middle distance performer and successful sire.
Year after year the team targeted sales in America to obtain a portfolio of well bred yearlings, and although a number inevitably failed to come up to scratch, there were always successful acquisitions which more than covered the losses and ultimately produced substantial profit.
Well bred. By a top-class middle-distance performer, also excellent sire and broodmare sire.