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The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing. [1]

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Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production.

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Alcock's Arabian

Alcock's Arabian (foaled c.1707, died c.1733), also known as Pelham Grey Arabian and possibly Bloody Buttocks and Ancaster Turk among others, is the ancestor of all grey-coloured Thoroughbred horses.

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An allele, or allel, is one of a number of alternative forms of the same gene or same genetic locus.

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Ambling is any of several four-beat intermediate horse gaits, all of which are faster than a walk but usually slower than a canter and always slower than a gallop.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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American Eclipse

American Eclipse (1814 to 1847) was an undefeated American Thoroughbred racehorse, who raced when three to four mile heats were common.

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American Quarter Horse

The American Quarter Horse is an American breed of horse that excels at sprinting short distances.

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American Revolution

The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.

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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837).

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The Anglo-Arabian or Anglo-Arab is a crossbred, part-Arabian horse that now also has its own status as a horse breed.

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Animal euthanasia

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

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Animal rights

Animal rights is the idea that some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives and that their most basic interests—such as the need to avoid suffering—should be afforded the same consideration as similar interests of human beings.

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Anne, Queen of Great Britain

Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714)All dates in this article are in the Old Style Julian calendar used in Great Britain throughout Anne's lifetime, except that years are assumed to start on 1 January rather than 25 March, which was the English New Year.

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The Appaloosa is an American horse breed best known for its colorful spotted coat pattern.

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Arabian horse

The Arabian or Arab horse (الحصان العربي, DMG ḥiṣān ʿarabī) is a breed of horse that originated on the Arabian Peninsula.

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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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Artificial insemination

Artificial insemination (AI) is the deliberate introduction of sperm into a female's uterus or cervix for the purpose of achieving a pregnancy through in vivo fertilization by means other than sexual intercourse.

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Australian dollar

The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu.

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Australian Racing Board

The Australian Racing Board, established in 1998, is the peak national administration body for Thoroughbred racing in Australia.

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Australian Turf Club

The Australian Turf Club (ATC) came into being on 7 February 2011 when the Australian Jockey Club and the Sydney Turf Club merged.

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Barb horse

Barb horse or Berber horse (Arabic: حصان بربري) is a northern African breed with great hardiness and stamina.

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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, ending his racing career and eventually leading to his death.

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Barrel racing

Barrel racing is a rodeo event in which a horse and rider attempt to complete a cloverleaf pattern around preset barrels in the fastest time.

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Bay (horse)

Bay is a hair coat color of horses, characterized by a reddish-brown body color with a black mane, tail, ear edges, and lower legs.

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Bay Middleton (horse)

Bay Middleton (1833 – 17 November 1857) was an undefeated Thoroughbred racehorse whose victories included two British Classic Races.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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Bed rest

Bed rest is a medical treatment in which a person lies in bed for most of some period of time to gain health benefits.

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Black (horse)

Black is a hair coat color of horses in which the entire hair coat is black.

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek, known until 2010 as BusinessWeek, is a weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929, the magazine was created to provide information and interpretation about what was happening in the business world.

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Boston (horse)

Boston (1833–1850), was an outstanding chestnut Thoroughbred racehorse and a Leading sire in North America three times from 1851 to 1853.

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A breed is a specific group of domestic animals having homogeneous appearance (phenotype), homogeneous behavior, and/or other characteristics that distinguish it from other organisms of the same species and that were arrived at through selective breeding.

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Breed registry

A breed registry, also known as a herdbook, studbook or register, in animal husbandry and the hobby of animal fancy, is an official list of animals within a specific breed whose parents are known.

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Breeding program

A breeding program is the planned breeding of a group of animals or plants, usually involving at least several individuals and extending over several generations.

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British Classic Races

The British Classics are five long-standing Group 1 horse races run during the traditional flat racing season.

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Byerley Turk

The Byerley Turk or Byerly Turk, (c. 1684 – 1706) was the earliest of three stallions that were the founders of the modern Thoroughbred horse racing bloodstock (the other two are the Godolphin Arabian and the Darley Arabian).

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California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Cavalry (from French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.

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Charles II of England

Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

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Chestnut (coat)

Chestnut is a hair coat color of horses consisting of a reddish-to-brown coat with a mane and tail the same or lighter in color than the coat.

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Circulatory system of the horse

The circulatory system of the horse consists of the heart, the blood vessels, and the blood.

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A crossbreed or crossbred usually refers to an organism with purebred parents of two different breeds, varieties, or populations.

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Curwen's Bay Barb

Curwen's Bay Barb (1690 - 1728) was a foundation sire of the Thoroughbred breed.

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Darley Arabian

The Darley Arabian was one of three dominant foundation sires of modern Thoroughbred horse racing bloodstock, the other two being the Godolphin Arabian and the Byerley Turk.

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Diomed, foaled in 1777, was an English Thoroughbred race horse who won the inaugural running of the Epsom Derby in 1780.

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Dressage (or; a French term, most commonly translated to mean "training") is a competitive equestrian sport, defined by the International Equestrian Federation as "the highest expression of horse training", where "horse and rider are expected to perform from memory a series of predetermined movements." Competitions are held at all levels from amateur to the World Equestrian Games.

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Driving (horse)

Driving, when applied to horses, ponies, mules, or donkeys, is a broad term for hitching equines to a wagon, carriage, cart, sleigh, or other horse-drawn vehicle by means of a harness and working them in this way.

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Eclipse (horse)

Eclipse (1 April 1764 – 26 February 1789) was an outstanding, undefeated 18th-century British Thoroughbred racehorse who won 18 races, including 11 King's Plates.

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Eight Belles

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

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Embryo transfer

Embryo transfer refers to a step in the process of assisted reproduction in which embryos are placed into the uterus of a female with the intent to establish a pregnancy.

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Epsom Derby

The Derby Stakes, popularly known as The Derby, in the United States as the Epsom Derby, and under its present sponsor as the Investec Derby, is a Group 1 flat horse race in England open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies.

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Epsom Oaks

| The Oaks Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old thoroughbred fillies.

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Equestrian at the Summer Olympics

Equestrianism made its Summer Olympics debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.

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Equine conformation

Equine conformation evaluates the degree of correctness of a horse's bone structure, musculature, and its body proportions in relation to each other.

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Eventing (also known as horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combination compete against other combinations across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.

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Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage

Exercise induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH), also known as "bleeding" or a "bleeding attack", refers to the presence of blood in the airways of the lung in association with exercise.

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Fashion (horse)

Fashion (1837 to 1860), was a Thoroughbred four-mile (6,400 meter) racemare that defeated Boston and set a record of 7:32½, for that distance, before the American Civil War.

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Federico Tesio

Federico Tesio (17 January 1869 – 22 May 1954) was an Italian and one of the most important breeders of Thoroughbreds in the history of horse racing.

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Ferdinand (horse)

Ferdinand (March 12, 1983 – 2002) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1986 Kentucky Derby and 1987 Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring.

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

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First Fleet

The First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which left Great Britain on 13 May 1787 to found a penal colony that became the first European settlement in Australia.

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Flat racing

Flat racing is a form of horse racing which is run over a level track at a predetermined distance.

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Florence, Kentucky

Florence is a home rule-class city in Boone County, Kentucky, in the United States.

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Florida is a state in the southeast United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.

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A foal is an equine, particularly a horse, that is one year old or younger.

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Foundation bloodstock

Foundation bloodstock or foundation stock are animals that are the progenitors, or foundation, of a new breed (or crossbreed or hybrid), or of a given bloodline within such.

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Fox hunting

Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase, and sometimes killing of a fox, traditionally a red fox, by trained foxhounds or other scent hounds, and a group of unarmed followers led by a master of foxhounds, who follow the hounds on foot or on horseback.

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A furlong is a measure of distance in imperial units and U.S. customary units equal to one-eighth of a mile, equivalent to 660 feet, 220 yards, 40 rods, or 10 chains.

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General Stud Book

The General Stud Book is a breed registry for horses in Great Britain and Ireland.

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Genetic diversity

Genetic diversity is the total number of genetic characteristics in the genetic makeup of a species.

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George I of Great Britain

George I (George Louis; Georg Ludwig; 28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 until his death, and ruler of the Duchy and Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) in the Holy Roman Empire from 1698.

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Godolphin Arabian

The Godolphin Arabian (– 1753), also known as the Godolphin Barb, was an Arabian horse and was one of three stallions that founded the modern Thoroughbred race horse bloodstock (the others were the Darley Arabian and the Byerley Turk).

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Graded stakes race

A graded stakes race is any thoroughbred horse race in the United States or Canada that derives its name from the stake, or entry fee, owners must pay.

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Gray (horse)

Gray or grey is a coat color of horses characterized by progressive silvering of the colored hairs of the coat.

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Guinea (British coin)

The guinea is a coin of approximately one quarter ounce of gold that was minted in the Kingdom of England and later in the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United Kingdom between 1663 and 1814.

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Handicap race

A handicap race in horse racing is a race in which horses carry different weights, allocated by the handicapper.

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Handicapping, in sport and games, is the practice of assigning advantage through scoring compensation or other advantage given to different contestants to equalize the chances of winning.

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Hanover County, Virginia

Hanover County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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A haplotype is, in the simplest terms, a specific group of genes that a progeny inherits from one parent.

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Herod (horse)

Herod (originally King Herod; April 1758 – 12 May 1780) was a Thoroughbred racehorse.

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Horse breeding

Horse breeding is reproduction in horses, and particularly the human-directed process of selective breeding of animals, particularly purebred horses of a given breed.

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Horse gait

Horse gaits are the various ways in which a horse can move, either naturally or as a result of specialized training by humans.

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Horse markings

Markings on horses usually are distinctive white areas on an otherwise dark base coat color.

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Horse meat

Horse meat (or horse beef) is the culinary name for meat cut from a horse.

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Horse racing

Horse racing is an equestrian sport, involving two or more jockeys riding horses over a set distance for competition.

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A horseshoe is a fabricated product, normally made of metal, although sometimes made partially or wholly of modern synthetic materials, designed to protect a horse's hoof from wear.

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Hunt seat

Hunt seat is a style of forward seat riding commonly found in North American horse shows.

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Hyperion (horse)

Hyperion (18 April 1930 – 9 December 1960) was a British bred Thoroughbred, a dual classic winner and an outstanding sire.

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Inbreeding is the sexual reproduction of offspring from the mating or breeding of individuals or organisms that are closely related genetically.

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Irish Draught

The Irish Draught horse is the national horse breed of Ireland which developed primarily for farm use.

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Irish Hobby

The Irish Hobby is an extinct breed of horse developed in Ireland prior to the 13th Century.

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Irish Sport Horse

The Irish Sport Horse (ISH) (US: Irish Draught Sport Horse), also known as the Irish Hunter, is the result of a cross between the Irish Draught and another breed, historically a Thoroughbred but today sometimes a European warmblood.

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Iroquois (horse)

Iroquois (1878–1899), was the first American-bred Thoroughbred race horse to win the prestigious Epsom Derby at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom, Surrey, England. He then went on to win the St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster Racecourse.

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James VI and I

James VI and I (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death.

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Jersey Act

The Jersey Act was introduced to prevent the registration of most American-bred Thoroughbred horses in the British General Stud Book.

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Jockey-Club de Paris

The Jockey Club de Paris is best remembered as a gathering of the elite of nineteenth-century French society.

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Keeneland Sales

Keeneland Sales is an American Thoroughbred auction house in Lexington, Kentucky founded in 1935 as a nonprofit racing/auction entity on 147 acres (0.59 km2) of farmland west of Lexington, which had been owned by Jack O. Keene.

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Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race 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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Laminitis is a disease that affects the feet of hooved animals (ungulates) and it is found mostly in horses and cattle.

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Lexington (horse)

Lexington (March 17, 1850 – July 1, 1875) was a United States Thoroughbred race horse who won six of his seven race starts.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

The Lexington Herald-Leader is a newspaper owned by The McClatchy Company and based in the U.S. city of Lexington, Kentucky.

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List of horse breeds

This page is a list of horse and pony breeds, and also includes terms for types of horse that are not breeds but are commonly mistaken for breeds.

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Long Island

Long Island is an island located just off the northeast coast of the United States and a region within the U.S. state of New York.

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Man o' War

Man o' War, (Lexington, Kentucky, March 29, 1917 – Nursery Stud, November 1, 1947) is considered one of the greatest Thoroughbred race horses of all time.

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A mare is an adult female horse or other equine.

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Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.

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Match racing

A match race is a race between two competitors, going head-to-head.

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Matchem (1748 – 21 February 1781), sometimes styled as Match 'em, was a Thoroughbred racehorse who had a great influence on the breed, and was the earliest of three 18th century stallions that produced the Thoroughbred sire-lines of today, in addition to Eclipse and Herod.

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Messenger (horse)

Messenger (foaled 1780) was an English Thoroughbred stallion bred by a John Pratt and imported into the newly formed United States of America just after the American Revolution.

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA or mDNA) is the DNA located in mitochondria, cellular organelles within eukaryotic cells that convert chemical energy from food into a form that cells can use, adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

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Morgan horse

The Morgan horse is one of the earliest horse breeds developed in the United States.

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Mothers are women who inhabit or perform the role of bearing some relation to their children, who may or may not be their biological offspring.

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Mounted police

Mounted police are police who patrol on horseback or camelback.

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Muscle is a soft tissue found in most animals.

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Nearco (January 24, 1935 – June 27, 1957) was an Italian-bred Thoroughbred racehorse described by Thoroughbred Heritage as "one of the greatest racehorses of the Twentieth Century" and "one of the most important sires of the century." He was not only unbeaten, winning 14 races at distances from 5 furlongs (1,000m) to 1 mile 7 furlongs (3,000m), but also was the patriarch of the most dominant sire line in Thoroughbred history.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (or; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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Northern Dancer

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

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Northern Hemisphere

The Northern Hemisphere of Earth is the half that is north of the equator.

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Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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Palomino is a coat color in horses, consisting of a gold coat and white mane and tail.

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Patrilineality, also known as the male line or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from and is traced through his or her father's lineage.

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Pinto horse

A pinto horse has a coat color that consists of large patches of white and any other color.

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Polo is a team sport played on horseback.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States of America (POTUS) is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.

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Purebreds, also called purebreeds, are cultivated varieties or cultivars of an animal species, achieved through the process of selective breeding.

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Race track

A race track (or 'racetrack', 'racing track' or 'racing circuit') is a facility built for racing of animals (e.g. horse racing or greyhound racing), vehicles, or athletes.

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Roan (horse)

Roan is a horse coat color pattern characterized by an even mixture of colored and white hairs on the body, while the head and "points"—lower legs, mane and tail—are mostly solid-colored.

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Robert M. Miller


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The saddle is a supportive structure for a rider or other load, fastened to an animal's back by a girth.

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Seal brown (horse)

Seal brown is a hair coat color of horses characterized by a near-black body color; with black points, the mane, tail and legs; but also reddish or tan areas around the eyes, muzzle, behind the elbow and in front of the stifle.

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Secretariat (horse)

Secretariat (March 30, 1970 – October 4, 1989) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that, in 1973, became the first U.S. Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

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Selective breeding

Selective breeding (also called artificial selection) is the process by which humans use animal breeding and plant breeding to selectively develop particular phenotypic traits (characteristics) by choosing which typically animal or plant males and females will sexually reproduce and have offspring together.

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Shilling (British coin)

The shilling (1/-) was a coin worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve pence.

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Show hunter

The hunter jumper division is a branch of competitive horseback riding that is judged on the horse's performance, soundness and when indicated, conformation, suitability or manners.

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Show jumping

Show Jumping, also known as "stadium jumping", "open jumping", or simply "jumping", is a part of a group of English riding equestrian events that also includes dressage, eventing, hunters, and equitation.

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Sir Archy

Sir Archy (or Archy, Archie, or Sir Archie; 1805–1833) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse.

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Smithfield, London

Smithfield is a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without situated at the City of London's northwest in central London, England.

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South Carolina

South Carolina is a state in the southeastern United States, bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

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Southern Hemisphere

The Southern Hemisphere of Earth is the half which is south of the equator.

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St. Leger Stakes

| The St Leger Stakes (spelt without a full stop in UK English) is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies.

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A stallion is a male horse that has not been gelded (castrated).

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The Standardbred is an American horse breed best-known for its ability in harness racing, where members of the breed compete at either a trot or pace.

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A steeplechase is a distance horse race in which competitors are required to jump diverse fence and ditch obstacles.

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Tennessee (ᏔᎾᏏ, Tanasi) is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States.

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The Blood-Horse

The Blood-Horse is a weekly news magazine published by Blood-Horse Publications that originated in 1916 as a monthly bulletin put out by the Thoroughbred Horse Association.

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The Green Monkey

The Green Monkey (foaled February 4, 2004 in Florida) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse.

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The Jockey Club

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

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Thirteen Colonies

The Thirteen Colonies, as of 1775, were British colonies on the east coast of North America which had been founded between 1607 (Virginia) and 1732 (Georgia), stretching from New England to the northern border of the Floridas (British East and West Florida).

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Thoroughbred breeding theories

Thoroughbred horse breeding theories are used by horse breeders in an attempt to predict successful mating of racehorses to produce progeny successful in horse racing.

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Thoroughbred horse racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is a worldwide sport and industry involving the racing of Thoroughbred horses.

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Turfway Park

Turfway Park is an American horse racing track located just outside the city limits to the north of Florence, Kentucky, about south of the Ohio River at Cincinnati.

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Turkoman horse

The Turkoman horse, or Turkmene, was an Oriental horse breed from the steppes of Central Asia, now extinct.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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United States Army Remount Service

A part of the Quartermaster Corps, the U.S. Army Remount Service provided horses (and later mules and dogs) to U.S. Army units.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in the south-east of Australia.

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Virginia (U.S.:, U.K.), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.

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Warmbloods are a group of middle-weight horse types and breeds, primarily originating in Europe, registered with organizations that are characterized by open studbook policy, studbook selection, and the aim of breeding for equestrian sport.

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A weanling is an animal that has just been weaned.

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Western riding

Western riding is a style of horseback riding which evolved from the ranching and warfare traditions brought to the Americas by the Spanish Conquistadors, and both equipment and riding style evolved to meet the working needs of the cowboy in the American West.

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White (horse)

White horses are born white and stay white throughout their lives.

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William III of England

William III (Willem III; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702) was sovereign Prince of Orange from birth, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland, and Overijssel in the Dutch Republic from 1672, and King of England, Ireland, and Scotland from 1689 until his death.

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The withers is the ridge between the shoulder blades of a four-legged mammal.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Y chromosome

The Y chromosome is one of two sex chromosomes (allosomes) in mammals, including humans, and many other animals.

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Zenyatta (foaled April 1, 2004, in Kentucky) is a retired American champion Thoroughbred racehorse, winner of 19 consecutive races in a 20-race career.

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1000 Guineas Stakes

| The 1000 Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old fillies.

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2000 Guineas Stakes

| The 2000 Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies.

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