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Noah is a standardbred gelding, between 10 and 13 years old, whose owner turned him in after putting the horse through a hard life of racing.
The gelding is one of three entrants in the Dr. Fager trained by Ralph Nicks and will be seeking his first win.
Jockey Michael Mitchell picked up his second steeplechase victory at the Spa in as many days, leading the 7-year-old gelding to the finish line over the hurdles on the inner turf, completing approximately 21/16 miles in 3:48.37.
An 8-year-old Mizzen Mast gelding, Rose Brier won 14 of 40 career starts and finished with $527,116 in purse earnings.
But the horse that had caught my eye, the one that drew me to him, was the white gelding standing alone on the hill.
The sun was bright and warm, the breeze just strong enough to ruffle—almost as if on cue—the gelding's mane.
The 8-year-old gelding push his career earnings to $631,011, good for No.
The three-year-old gelding, trained by Bjorn Baker, got his name after a public poll in Britain chose Boaty McBoatface as the most popular name for a $300 million polar research ship.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a male horse that has had its testicles removed
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