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canter

an easy three-beat gait of horses, etc., between a trot and a gallop in speed
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Stelling; for Tom could predict with accuracy what number of horses were cantering behind him, he could throw a stone right into the centre of a given ripple, he could guess to a fraction how many lengths of his stick it would take to reach across the playground, and could draw almost perfect squares on his slate without any measurement.
A good city speculator or a parliamentary commissioner could have told to a fraction, from the crowds that were cantering about, what sum of money was realised in London, in the course of a year, by holding horses alone.
WORLD champion Frankel was back cantering on Newmarket Heath yesterday morning for the first time in 2012, just over a week after it was announced he had topped the World Thoroughbred Rankings, writes David Milnes.
Hanami continued her preparation for the Vodafone Oaks by cantering left-handed round a downhill bend at Newmarket yesterday.
Workforce was out cantering in the hands of his groom Paul Grassick on the Town Canter at Newmarket yesterday morning sporting a new rubber bridle that may help him to settle.
quainted himself with his father's Emirates Airline Champion Stakes winner, Storming Home, with the combination cantering on the turf.
THE Henry Cecil-trained Multidimensional is back cantering, with connections hoping he can return for a backend campaign.