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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A horse that is good for a dash of a quarter of a mile in a race.

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  • n. a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia

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  • Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, and Paint Horse racing, totaled $342,070 for a daily average of

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  • The AQHA Top Horse Award will consist of a $250 cash prize to the rider and an AQHA bronze trophy to the owner of the top American Quarter Horse at each of the rodeos.

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  • However, Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse breeders say the shorter racing window will reduce their foal crop, which has declined by 39% since 2000.

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  • Surprisingly, harness racing, greyhound racing, and even barrel racing-none of which, in my biased opinion, can match Quarter Horse racingĀ“s pure drama and passion-are much more popular.

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  • The Yanko-Belgian half Quarter Horse, half Belgian.

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  • Former Arlington Park Racing Secretary Kevin Greely has joined Hoosier Park as the track's Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing secretary.

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