three-year-old horse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n three-year-old horse a racehorse that is three years old
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Usage

In literature:

American Horse was about ten years old when he was attacked by three Crow warriors, while driving a herd of ponies to water.
"Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
This horse was of Morgan stock, and then about three years old.
"The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete" by General Philip Henry Sheridan
This horse was of Morgan stock, and then about three years old.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
This horse was of Morgan stock, and then about three years old.
"The Memoirs of General Philip H. Sheridan, Vol. I., Part 2" by P. H. Sheridan
Aged horses to carry 126 lbs; six year old 118; 5 years old 110; 4 years 98 and three years old feather.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
Checkers remembered the horse as one that had shown considerable speed as a three-year-old.
"Checkers" by Henry M. Blossom
The Kentucky Derby, for three-year-olds; $50 p. p., with $1,500 added; $200 to second horse.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
But I care more about my old horse, for I've owned him over three years.
"Lost Lenore" by Charles Beach
Horse-tax, thirty-five cents on every horse above three years old.
"Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843)" by Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied
An instinctive judge of horse-flesh, she had bought that three-year-old herself.
"Woven with the Ship" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
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In news:

Grand Couturier has only won three of the 14 stakes he has attempted in this country, but the 6-year-old horse sure knows how to pick his spots.
A 24-year-old Duluth man who struck a police horse and then tried to outrun three of them Sunday morning has been charged with three offenses from the St Patrick's Day Festival.
In an interesting twist of fate, jockey John Velazquez rode three-year-old horse Animal Kingdom to victory at the 137th Kentucky Derby, held Saturday at Louisville's historic Churchill Downs.
She has been riding horses since she was only three years old.
The Triple Crown of thoroughbred racing is an annual series of three stakes races for three-year-old horses that takes place over a five-week period in May and June.
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