Bavieca

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Bavieca

the Cid’s horse. [Sp. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 80]
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He next proceeded to inspect his hack, which, with more quartos than a real and more blemishes than the steed of Gonela, that "tantum pellis et ossa fuit," surpassed in his eyes the Bucephalus of Alexander or the Babieca of the Cid.
Il prend pour cheval une [beaucoup moins que]pauvre bete [qui] avait plus de tares que d'annees et plus de defauts que le cheval de Gonele (-), mais il lui sembla que ni le Bucephale d'Alexandre le grand ni le Babieca du Cid ne pouvaient lui etre compares.
Phillip Makin picked up a oneday ban for careless riding on Babieca in this race and is stood down for April 12.