5 definitions by Financial Sockett

The third race in the Triple Crown. It is held at Belmont Park in New York. This is the longest race in the Triple Crown, as it is 1 1/2 miles, and it can make or break a Triple Crown champion.
The most impressive running of the Belmont Stakes was in 1973 when Secretariat won by an astounding 31 lengths and set the still-standing world record of 2:24 for a mile and a half.
by Financial Sockett May 20, 2008
One of a horse's gaits. It is the fastest gait that a horse has. It is a four beat gait and is not often used in every day riding with the exception of throughbred racing and sometimes cross country riding.
She galloped her horse up the hill.

The herd of horses passed by at a gallop.

The winning horse galloped across the wire in record time.
by Financial Sockett March 15, 2008
One of a horse's gaits. It is faster than a walk and slower than a canter. It consists of two beats, and the legs movie diagonally - right front and left back and left front and right back.
Her horse has a very smooth trot.
by Financial Sockett March 15, 2008
An extrodinary bay colt who has won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and may very well be the first horse since Affirmed to win the Triple Crown. He has a perfect record, winning every race in which he has started by at least 4 3/4 lengths. Big Brown is ridden by Kent Desormeaux, trained by Rick Dutrow, and owned by IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa. He is sired by Boundary and out of Mien.
Big Brown is a great racehorse.
by Financial Sockett May 18, 2008
One of a horse's gaits. It has three beats and is considered a controlled gallop. It is the next fastet gait from a trot. The leg that leads and is extened farthest is the lead that the horse is on. It is important that the horse is using the correct lead - in an arena, the horse should be on the inside lead.
The canter is my favorite gait.

My horse has a very smooth, fast canter.
by Financial Sockett March 15, 2008

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