Prince Kuzovlev sat with a white face on his thoroughbred mare from the Grabovsky stud, while an English groom led her by the bridle.
Vronsky had put his name down, bought a thoroughbred English mare, and in spite of his love affair, he was looking forward to the races with intense, though reserved, excitement….
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A feral hog, some hornets, and a prodigy led me through the woods so that I might stumble upon the first girl I ever kissed riding "TOC like he’s a thoroughbred next to the grave of an Austro-Hungarian Archduke.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
There would be burnished, stick-legged Thoroughbreds, their jockeys in billowing bright silks, careering past.