from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A horse bred and trained to race.
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- n. A horse which competes in races.
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- n. a horse bred for racing
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One potential monster of a racehorse is a draw in itself, but two in the same race is unmissable.
Among the birds we generally shot, was the painted goose, whose plumage is variegated with the most lively colours; and a bird much larger than a goose, which we called the racehorse, from the velocity with which it moved upon the surface of the water, in a sort of half-flying half - running motion.
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The most famous Triple Crown winner in racehorse history becomes a movie star this weekend with the release of Disney's "Secretariat," the story of the thoroughbred, his owner Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) and how they managed to set records in 1975 that haven't been matched since.
One of the surprises of the new Disney film, "Secretariat," starring Diane Lane as Penny Chenery, the owner of the legendary Thoroughbred racehorse, is a particularly humorous performance by John Malkovich.
Dad says they are called racehorse monitors because they can run so fast, and that he once knew a pet one called Phar Lap.
Owning a racehorse is an exhilarating, rewarding pursuit if you know how to play the game.
The man at the other end would be Prince Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, a Westernized nephew of King Fahd's and a publisher better known as a racehorse owner.
They were nearly all in Germany, and as Loricroft is internationally known as a racehorse trainer, there is nowhere in the world more suitable or less conspicuous for him to trade and exchange information than on racecourses. '
For one year, 1954, he ran player personnel for the Baltimore Colts of the NFL, then returned to the college ranks at The Citadel, where he introduced an early no-huddle offense called racehorse football, and at the University of Southern California.
Kinda like a case of a donkey calling a racehorse a jackass, ain't it?