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yearling

1. the young of any of various animals, including the antelope and buffalo, between one and two years of age
2. a thoroughbred racehorse counted for racing purposes as being one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
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Get the matrons together, and go with offerings to the temple of Minerva driver of the spoil; there, upon the knees of Minerva, lay the largest and fairest robe you have in your house--the one you set most store by; promise, moreover, to sacrifice twelve yearling heifers that have never yet felt the goad, in the temple of the goddess if she will take pity on the town, with the wives and little ones of the Trojans, and keep the son of Tydeus from off the goodly city of Ilius, for he fights with fury, and fills men's souls with panic.
"Well done for a yearling!" said the Sea Lion, who could appreciate good swimming.
Then he remembered in a flash what the Burgomaster gull had screamed to him when he was a little yearling at Walrus Islet, and he tumbled backward in the water, for he knew that he had found Sea Cow at last.
The colt, by 2001 Epsom hero Galileo out of Kind, was the eyecatcher among 16 entries for Khalid Abdullah, the three-time Derby-winning owner who also has another son of six-time Group 1 winner Midday among a bumper 475 yearlings, which is 66 up on last year.
Mr Powell also obtained the best price for yearling ewes at Builth Wells the following day when he sold a pen to EL Evans, The Green, Pantydwr for pounds 181: the average price for yearlings at Builth was up pounds 14 compared to the previous year.
Twenty (16 yearlings, 4 adults) and 17 (7 yearlings, 10 adults) female sage grouse were captured and bled during 2004, and 12 (4 yearlings, 8 adults) and 14 (10 yearlings, 4 adults) were sampled during 2005 in TU and LW, respectively.
Western Video Market provided us with anonymous information on steers from 4,116 lots of calves and 5,147 lots of yearlings sold in all of their video auctions from 1997 through 2007.
Yearlings have the interest in and physiology for reproduction but vary widely in plumage splendor.
The yearlings arrive in Johannesburg ten days before the actual sale and are given four days to acclimatise before viewings begin in earnest.
Yearlings: Riding Pony Yearling: Mr DL Jones, Lynmarig Dandini.
TPWD determined that yearling bucks with spikes almost always exhibited poorer antler quality in subsequent years than did branch-antlered yearlings.