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whelp

1. a young offspring of certain animals, esp of a wolf or dog
2. Nautical any of the ridges, parallel to the axis, on the drum of a capstan to keep a rope, cable, or chain from slipping
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The February 2006 whelp is owned by local owners Terry Jones, John Evans and Derek Gladwin.
Maggie Lucas, his trainer, has been coaxing some cracking runs from Minnies Turbo of late and the Smooth Rumble whelp can stay on to land the spoils in the 1.
The Donal Murphy-trained Badminton Rossa, another Taylors Sky whelp, looks a live danger.
This Roanokee whelp has serious pace off the last turn and should get in front where it matters most.
There is one other 2010 whelp remaining in the Classic, and that is the Aidan McVeigh-trained Homeless Boy and he reaches four on September 2.
The Droopys Zidane whelp has been showing blistering early speed only to be caught in the latter stages.