Translation of thoroughbred in Spanish:

thoroughbred

pura sangre, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈθʌrəbrɛd//ˈθəroʊˌbrɛd/

noun

  • 1Thoroughbred

    (horse)
    (masculine and feminine) pura sangre
  • 2

    (pure-bred animal)
    animal de raza masculine
    he/she's a real thoroughbred es de alcurnia
    • A great racehorse is rare, but thoroughbreds who can out-perform their riders and owners are thick upon the ground.
    • Throughout the competition there were also a number of activities for riders and their thoroughbreds, such as health check-ups for horses and lectures on how to effectively care for the graceful animals.
    • Ben owns the only horse farm in Kentucky without any horses and makes his living training thoroughbreds to win races.
    • In recent seasons, the lucrative prizes and improvements in equine aviation have attracted the cream of Europe's thoroughbreds to the annual US extravaganza.
    • I'm used to thoroughbreds where all their natural instincts have been bred out of them; they suffer in extreme climates and have delicate digestive systems.
    • The horses were real thoroughbreds and the way they moved was a pleasure to watch, whereas the bicycle races had bored me to death.
    • Few tracks offer a more searching examination of a thoroughbred's ability, and potential.
    • ‘Any good horseman should be able to train both types, quarterhorses and thoroughbreds,’ he said.
    • Harness racing, pacing and trotting, is raced by standard-bred horses as opposed to thoroughbreds, who do the galloping.
    • Fallon spent time around horses in his early days but they certainly weren't thoroughbreds.
    • There has been a shortage of farriers to shoe the thousands of both thoroughbred and sport horses in the country, due in part to the absence of formal farrier training.
    • Her hobby is betting on horses, and Josef's business is breeding and racing thoroughbreds.
    • The horse is just one of 350 thoroughbreds in the country.
    • He recently purchased a ranch near his villa in southern France and has begun breeding thoroughbreds.
    • Any flicker of uncertainty about riding such a young thoroughbred vanished.
    • Maybe 60,000 horses a year are killed in two U.S. slaughterhouses for human consumption abroad; only a small portion of those are thoroughbreds, and those are the severely damaged horses.
    • I bought a 15.3 hand, 5 year old thoroughbred 10 months ago.
    • Did you know it is an offence for a person in New South Wales to place a bet on an Australian thoroughbred, harness, or greyhound race with an operator not licensed in Australia?
    • The study suggested that the Asian horses were similar to each other and distinct from thoroughbreds.
    • Perched high atop the chestnut thoroughbred, she looked at him with a definite challenge in her eyes.

adjective

  • 1

    (horse) de pura sangre
    (horse) de raza
    (greyhound) de raza