Translation of thoroughbred in Spanish:

thoroughbred

pura sangre, n.

Pronunciation /ˈθʌrəbrɛd//ˈθəroʊˌbrɛd/

noun

  • 1Thoroughbred

    (horse)
    pura sangre feminine
  • 2

    (pure-bred animal)
    animal de raza masculine
    he/she's a real thoroughbred es de alcurnia
    • 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.
    • Her hobby is betting on horses, and Josef's business is breeding and racing thoroughbreds.
    • He recently purchased a ranch near his villa in southern France and has begun breeding thoroughbreds.
    • 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.
    • ‘Any good horseman should be able to train both types, quarterhorses and thoroughbreds,’ he said.
    • The horse is just one of 350 thoroughbreds in the country.
    • A great racehorse is rare, but thoroughbreds who can out-perform their riders and owners are thick upon the ground.
    • 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 bought a 15.3 hand, 5 year old thoroughbred 10 months ago.
    • Fallon spent time around horses in his early days but they certainly weren't thoroughbreds.
    • The study suggested that the Asian horses were similar to each other and distinct from thoroughbreds.
    • Few tracks offer a more searching examination of a thoroughbred's ability, and potential.
    • 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?
    • Ben owns the only horse farm in Kentucky without any horses and makes his living training thoroughbreds to win races.
    • Harness racing, pacing and trotting, is raced by standard-bred horses as opposed to thoroughbreds, who do the galloping.
    • 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.
    • Perched high atop the chestnut thoroughbred, she looked at him with a definite challenge in her eyes.
    • The horses were real thoroughbreds and the way they moved was a pleasure to watch, whereas the bicycle races had bored me to death.
    • 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.
    • Any flicker of uncertainty about riding such a young thoroughbred vanished.

adjective

  • 1

    (horse) de pura sangre
    (horse) de raza
    (greyhound) de raza
    • The new technique will not be used by thoroughbred racehorse breeders.
    • Similarly, the increased expenditure on thoroughbred horses for hunting saw a substantial rise in the grandeur and expense laid out on stables from the late 18th century.
    • Alfalfa, the preferred feed for thoroughbred horses, dairy cows, and other livestock, has always been a pioneer plant.
    • At the end of the day, when the sun sets on the racetrack, the owners load up their thoroughbred and Arab horses until next month's race meeting.
    • The two-year-old dark brown thoroughbred filly was bred in Australia where her sire was one of the country's most successful racehorses.
    • The global economic slowdown seems unlikely to impact on some lifestyles as sales of thoroughbred horses continue to gallop ahead.
    • It may seem odd to be expressing concern about the future of a species other than homo sapiens at this time, but we need to know what, if anything, is going wrong with the thoroughbred racehorse.
    • Three is the most important age for a thoroughbred racehorse
    • He is passionate about horses and breeds thoroughbred racehorses.
    • Show-jumpers are highly bred thoroughbred horses and as a result they are extremely highly strung.
    • He added that Ireland has 75,500 horses and ponies, with thoroughbred horses accounting for an estimated £100 million per annum in exports.
    • The first one touching the rope here will receive the prize, which is the handsome thoroughbred race horse, saddle, bridle, and spurs, standing yonder.
    • Racing is not a team sport - it's about the jockey and his relationship with the thoroughbred racehorse.
    • But we also need to educate people because many don't realise what they are taking home when they buy a thoroughbred racehorse.
    • That said, I have tremendous appreciation for thoroughbred racehorses - fragile, powerful animals that come as close to the spirit of pure competition as it probably gets.
    • From the start the bloodlines of Australian horses were strongly Arab with increasing influence from thoroughbred stallions.
    • Noblemen founded stables and became interested in breeding thoroughbred racehorses.
    • Well I think the main thing you've got to have is the understanding of a thoroughbred horse, its pace and its temperament.
    • The result, more than 35 years on, is that Ireland has come from nowhere to reach the status of Europe's leading producer of thoroughbred horses.
    • Despite that, we are a highly regarded breeding farm for thoroughbred horses.