blood·​stock | \ ˈbləd-ˌstäk How to pronounce bloodstock (audio) \

Definition of bloodstock

: horses of Thoroughbred breeding

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Recent Examples on the Web Her estate contains a successful stud farm run by a world class bloodstock agent who attracts outside clients. David Mcclure, Town & Country, "The High Cost of Queen Elizabeth’s Country Homes," 19 Sep. 2020 David Fiske, racing and bloodstock manager of Winchell Thoroughbreds, wants no part of Derby Fever in 2020. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Post positions, odds, full field for Saturday's Pegasus at Monmouth Park," 15 Aug. 2020 Billionaires rub shoulders with bloodstock agents, trainers and jockeys all jostling to find the perfect racehorse from the 22 lots at the Goffs London Sale. Matt Majendie, CNN, "London's boutique horse sale in Prince William's back yard," 26 June 2019 The bloodstock boom of the 1980s is widely attributed to Coolmore’s bidding wars with the rulers of Dubai, a rivalry whose bitterness eventually boiled over into a 12-year boycott of Coolmore by Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin racing. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby hopeful Mendelssohn has the look and genes of a winner," 3 May 2018 In 2002, Walden took over training of the WinStar Farm racing stable and in 2003 was appointed vice president of racing and bloodstock services. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Meet the key people involved in Justify's Triple Crown run," 15 June 2018 In 2002, Walden took over the training of WinStar's stable and soon was the vice president of racing and bloodstock services. John Cherwa,, "Elliott Walden wants to go from spoiler to Triple Crown champion," 17 May 2018 His name was Scarzo, a former racehorse that the stable had imported to Oman from the U.S. some years back to boost its Arabian bloodstock. Peter Gwin, WSJ, "The Horses That Changed History," 19 June 2018 The other came several years ago on Buzz Chace, a prominent bloodstock agent who later died of cancer in 2013. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Famed trainer Dale Romans saved a choking woman at a baseball game," 8 June 2018

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1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Bloodstock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of bloodstock

: horses that are bred for racing

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