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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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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 1.06 at Romford.
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.
Stock of champion sire, Slaneyside Hare, are rarely to be found on public auction sale catalogues so Ballynurian (lot 7) being only a January 1997 whelp will surely attract considerable attention.
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.