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gelding

a castrated male horse
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Gary Moss's gelding was stepped up to 7f at the end of last year, but had no problem with dropping back to this trip when making all to beat Baby Dottie at Kempton last Thursday.
Aberthin's Abbi Vaughan, wife of rising National Hunt trainer Tim Vaughan, has a number of interesting prospects and these include Carrick Oscar, an Irish-bred nine-year-old bay gelding who could go hunter-chasing; Master Charm, a former inmate of Carl Llewellyn's who will be aimed at the Dunraven Bowl; the grey Silver Story, a winner of two point-to-points last season when ridden by Welsh champion Rhys Hughes; Kings Euro, a former winning point-to-pointer who jumps well and could line up for the Cheltenham Foxhunters; and Urban Tiger, a winner of two flat races when trained by Alan King, and a winner of a handicap chase at Huntingdon in 2008.
Jessie Drea from West Sussex rides Lynne Humphries' nine year-old bay gelding Quantum Light and George Whitaker from Huddersfield with Christopher McSharry's 10-year-old coloured gelding The Colour of Money are also competing.
He is just a tremendous animal," said winning jockey Corey Nakatani, who has won nine of the 11 races that he has ridden the gelding.
The eight-year-old gelding was stepped up in distance when trying to make all at Hamilton last time and could take some catching if allowed an easy lead back over five furlongs.
The five-year-old gelding gave the impression there was much more in the locker and, in his current frame of mind, he is worth sticking w ith.
PIN HIGH- the Henrietta Knight-trained gelding had shown little over hurdles but jumped well on his chasing debut at Huntingdon on Thursday and appears to have a future over the larger obstacles.
Leading rein pony, mare or gelding not exceeding 122cms (12.
Michael Jarvis's gelding returned from a two-month break to finish second in a handicap and was back at the course a fortnight later to beat Sheriff's Deputy.
PJ O'Gorman's gelding proved himself effective under these conditions when winning nicely over C&D in October, but found trouble at a crucial stage when beaten less than a length into third over 5f at Lingfield last time.
Successful in a Market Rasen bumper in November, the gelding shaped well when fourth on his hurdling debut at Catterick.
Noel Meade reports the eight-year-old gelding to be in tremendous form and if he stays sound he will be a threat to the best.