Definition of Thoroughbred race
1. Noun. A race between thoroughbred horses.
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Literary usage of Thoroughbred race
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1. 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, ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The thoroughbred race horse has the speed and courage, but rarely the strong hind-quarters and the power necessary to enable him to stop quickly and turn ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The reign of Queen Anne, however (1702-1714), is that which will ever be inseparably connected with the thoroughbred race-horse on account of the fame ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... there appeared the first of three Eastern horses to which the modern thoroughbred race-horse traces back as the founders of his lineage. ..."
5. The Great destroyer by Richmond Pearson Hobson (1911)
"It is not difficult to produce a' thoroughbred race of corn. We can develop a thoroughbred race of horses or of dogs, but we can not produce a thoroughbred ..."
6. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1913)
"Of course we won't talk about the breeding of thoroughbred race horses here at all, from the fact that there is not one farmer in 500 that would even think ..."
7. The Games at Athens by Jenifer Neils, Stephen V. Tracy (2003)
"... Location: Hippodrome A. Open to All Comers 1. thoroughbred race for colts 2. thoroughbred race for full-grown horses 3. two-horse sulky race for colts ..."