blood·​stock ˈbləd-ˌstäk How to pronounce bloodstock (audio)
: horses of Thoroughbred breeding

Examples of bloodstock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Emily is his daughter and Ric is his longtime bloodstock agent. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 2 May 2024 Michael Banahan, director of bloodstock for Pretty Mischievous owner Godolphin, said Pretty Mischievous likely will head to New York for the summer and target the Breeders’ Cup in November at Santa Anita Park. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 5 May 2023 Brooks takes these bare-bones — obscure to all but bloodstock experts — and crafts a tale of equine glory and wrenching human limitations. Emily Bingham, The Courier-Journal, 17 Mar. 2023 For a time, McPeek stopped training horses to concentrate on bloodstock and to care for his mother, Ann, who was suffering from primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 28 Apr. 2022 Greg Harbut, a Black horse owner and bloodstock agent, compared Harper and Davis to Alan Lomax, the historian who recorded and preserved folk and blues music across America. Joe Drape, New York Times, 9 Sep. 2022 Clint got out of horse ownership in 2010 to focus on his family and growing software business, while Mark remained in the game as a bloodstock agent, picking out horses to buy for others. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 4 May 2022 David Fiske, a racing and bloodstock advisor to Winchell Thoroughbreds, said there are other plans for the horse. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2021 But bad news was waiting from Alex Solis Jr., the bloodstock agent who selected the horse. San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1791, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bloodstock was in 1791

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“Bloodstock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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