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

Definition of bloodstock

: horses of Thoroughbred breeding

Examples of bloodstock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Her estate contains a successful stud farm run by a world class bloodstock agent who attracts outside clients. David Mcclure, Town & Country, 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, 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, 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, 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, 15 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of bloodstock

1791, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

11 May 2022

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“Bloodstock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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