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Eight Belles

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Eight Belles (February 23, 2005 – May 3, 2008) was a Thoroughbred racehorse owned by Rick Porter's Fox Hill Farms. [1]

59 relations: American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly, Animal euthanasia, Arkansas, Associated Press, Autopsy, Barbaro (horse), Big Brown, Bone fracture, Caro (horse), Churchill Downs, Dixieland Band, Eclipse Award, Eight Belles Stakes, Exclusive Native, Fantasy Stakes, Fetlock, Filly, Gabriel Saez, Grey, Honeybee Stakes, Horse racing, Hot Springs, Arkansas, J. Larry Jones, Jockey, Jockey Club (United States), Jockeys' Guild, John R. Velazquez, Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Derby Museum, Limbs of the horse, Los Angeles Times, Martha Washington Stakes, Mr. Prospector, Natalma, National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Native Dancer, Nearctic (horse), Northern Dancer, Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Pimlico Race Course, Preakness Stakes, Raise a Native, Sally Jenkins, Synovial fluid, The Courier-Journal, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Thoroughbred, Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (United States), ..., Unbridled, Unbridled's Song, United States, United States dollar, University of Kentucky, Veterinary physician, Winning Colors (horse), Wound, 2008 Kentucky Derby. Expand index (9 more) »

American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly

The American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly is an American Thoroughbred horse racing honor awarded annually to a female horse in Thoroughbred flat racing.

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Animal euthanasia

Animal euthanasia (euthanasia from εὐθανασία; "good death") is the act of putting an animal to death or allowing it to die by withholding extreme medical measures.

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Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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An autopsy (post-mortem examination, obduction, necropsy, or autopsia cadaverum) is a highly specialized surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse by dissection to determine the cause and manner of death or to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present for research or educational purposes.

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Barbaro (horse)

Barbaro (April 29, 2003 – January 29, 2007) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who decisively won the 2006 Kentucky Derby, but shattered his leg two weeks later in the 2006 Preakness Stakes, which ended his racing career and eventually led to his death.

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Big Brown

Big Brown (foaled April 10, 2005 in Kentucky) is a retired American hero Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the 2008 Kentucky Derby and 2008 Preakness Stakes. He suffered his only defeat in the Belmont Stakes, and was later named the champion three-year-old colt of 2008.

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Bone fracture

A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a partial or complete break in the continuity of the bone.

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Caro (horse)

Caro (1967–1989) was an Irish-bred, French-trained Thoroughbred racehorse.

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs, located on Central Avenue in south Louisville, Kentucky, United States, is a Thoroughbred racetrack most famous for annually hosting the Kentucky Derby.

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Dixieland Band

Dixieland Band (1980 – April 7, 2010) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse and sire.

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Eclipse Award

The Eclipse Award is an American thoroughbred horse racing award named after the 18th century British racehorse and sire, Eclipse.

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Eight Belles Stakes

The Eight Belles Stakes is a Grade II American Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old filly sprinters run at a distance of 7 furlongs at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky each year on Kentucky Oaks Day.

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Exclusive Native

Exclusive Native (April 17, 1965 – May 10, 1983) was an American Thoroughbred stallion.

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Fantasy Stakes

The Fantasy Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in April at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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Fetlock is the common name for the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints (MCPJ and MTPJ) of horses, large animals, and sometimes dogs.

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A filly is a female horse that is too young to be called a mare.

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Gabriel Saez

Gabriel Saez (born February 1, 1988 in Port Darien, Panama) is a Panamanian horse racing jockey.

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Grey (British English) or gray (American English; see spelling differences) is an intermediate color between black and white.

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Honeybee Stakes

The Honeybee Stakes is an American flat Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old fillies held annually in March at Oaklawn Park Race Track in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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Horse racing

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas

Hot Springs is the eleventh-largest city in the state of Arkansas and the county seat of Garland County.

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J. Larry Jones


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A jockey is someone who rides horses in horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession.

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Jockey Club (United States)

The Jockey Club is the breed registry for Thoroughbred horses in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

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Jockeys' Guild

The Jockeys' Guild Inc. is an American trade association based in Lexington, Kentucky, representing thoroughbred horse racing and American quarter horse professional jockeys.

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John R. Velazquez

John R. Velazquez (born November 24, 1971) is an American jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing.

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Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby, is a horse race that is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.

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Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby Museum is an American Thoroughbred horse racing museum located on the grounds of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Limbs of the horse

The limbs of the horse are structures made of dozens of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments that support the weight of the equine body.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Martha Washington Stakes

The Martha Washington Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually in mid February at Oaklawn Park Race Track in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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Mr. Prospector


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Natalma (March 26, 1957 – January 29, 1985) was an American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse best known as the dam (mother) of the most important sire, and sire of sires, of the late 20th Century, Northern Dancer.

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National Thoroughbred Racing Association

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) is a broad-based coalition of American horse racing interests consisting of leading thoroughbred racetracks, owners, breeders, trainers and affiliated horse racing associations, charged with increasing the popularity of horse racing and improving economic conditions for industry participants.

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Native Dancer

Native Dancer (March 27, 1950 – November 16, 1967), nicknamed the Grey Ghost, was one of the most celebrated and accomplished Thoroughbred racehorses in history and was the first horse made famous through the medium of television.

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Nearctic (horse)

Nearctic (February 11, 1954 – 27 July 1973) was a Canadian-bred Hall of Fame Thoroughbred racehorse.

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Northern Dancer

Northern Dancer (May 27, 1961 – November 16, 1990) was a Canadian-bred Thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1964 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes and then became one of the most successful sires of the 20th century.

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Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, formerly Oaklawn Park Race Track, is an American thoroughbred racetrack and casino in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA; stylized PeTA) is an American animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president.

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Pimlico Race Course

Pimlico Race Course is a thoroughbred horse racetrack in Baltimore, Maryland, most famous for hosting the Preakness Stakes.

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Preakness Stakes

The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Raise a Native

Raise a Native (April 18, 1961 – July 28, 1988) was an undefeated Thoroughbred racehorse that was named 1963 champion two-year-old colt in the Turf and Sport Digest poll and was the highest rated juvenile in the Experimental Free Handicap.

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Sally Jenkins

Sally Jenkins (born October 22, 1960) is an American sports columnist and feature writer for The Washington Post.

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Synovial fluid

Synovial fluid, also called synovia,help 1 is a viscous, non-Newtonian fluid found in the cavities of synovial joints.

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The Courier-Journal

Courier Journal, locally called The Courier-Journal or The C-J or The Courier, is the largest news organization in Kentucky.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing.

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Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (United States)

In the United States, the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, commonly known as the Triple Crown, is a title awarded to a three-year-old Thoroughbred horse who wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.

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Unbridled (March 5, 1987 – October 18, 2001) was a Champion American Thoroughbred racehorse.

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Unbridled's Song

Unbridled's Song (February 18, 1993 – July 26, 2013) was an American thoroughbred racehorse who won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Florida Derby and Wood Memorial.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky (UK) is a public co-educational university in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Veterinary physician

A veterinary physician, usually called a vet, which is shortened from veterinarian (American English) or veterinary surgeon (British English), is a professional who practices veterinary medicine by treating diseases, disorders, and injuries in animals.

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Winning Colors (horse)

Winning Colors (March 14, 1985 – February 17, 2008) was an American Hall of Fame Champion Thoroughbred racehorse and one of only three fillies to ever win the Kentucky Derby.

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A wound is a type of injury which happens relatively quickly in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion (a closed wound).

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2008 Kentucky Derby

The 2008 Kentucky Derby was the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby.

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