Definition of Race horse
1. Noun. A horse bred for racing.
Generic synonyms: Equus Caballus, Horse
Specialized synonyms: Thoroughbred, Pony, Yearling, Two Year Old, Two-year-old Horse, Three Year Old, Three-year-old Horse, Dark Horse, Mudder, Nonstarter, Pacemaker, Pacer, Pacesetter, Trotter, Trotting Horse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Race Horse
Literary usage of Race horse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"11. World To-Day. 15: 837-44. Ag. '08. Azote—the milk-fed race horse. AC Robinson. 11. Outing. 52: 424-8. Jl. '08. Best horse for the country home. ..."
2. The Horse by William Youatt (1860)
"The training of the race-horse is of a similar character with that of the hunter, but it is far more severe, for his strength, his speed, and his endurance, ..."
3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"Where the agent of a carrier knows that a horse shipped is a race horse und valuable, and there is no limitation of liability in the bill of lading ..."
4. Frank Forester's Horse and Horsemanship of the United States and British by Henry William Herbert (1871)
"IN preceding articles, definitions and examples of a thoroughbred race-horse have been given. Strictly speaking, it has been stated, his pedigree, ..."
5. The Horse of America in His Derivation, History and Development by John Hankins Wallace (1897)
"The real origin of the English race horse in confusion—Full list of the "foundation ... THE English race horse is the great central figure of all the horse ..."
6. Frank Forester's Horse and Horsemanship of the United States and British by Henry William Herbert (1857)
"Ix preceding articles, definitions and examples of a thoroughbred race-horse have been given. Strictly speaking, it has been stated, his pedigree, ..."