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CHOICE. Preference either of a person or thing, to one of several other persons or things. Election. (q.v.)

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This choicely bred youngster seems to be destined for bigger and better things and he should be in command by the penultimate turn.
The proven class horses will mostly be in action after racing because Aidan O'Brien's battalions will be having their have their usual workout and, if you are able to differentiate one choicely bred brown horse from another, then there are often some clues for the coming season to be found.
He only won by three quarters of a length on his latest start at Newbury but there was plenty more in the tank had Johnny Murtagh got really serious in a field which contained some choicely bred animals from the top yards.
A feature of this year's sale was a choicely bred draft of yearlings from Jim Bolger's Redmondstown Stud and this consignment produced prices of [euro]775,000, [euro]400,000 and [euro]300,000.
The choicely bred daughter of Oscar has a clear edge over one of today's stronger candidates, Noras Fancy, as on only her second career start the five-year-old brushed the Jimmy Mangan-trained mare aside at Clonmel last month, writes Johnny Ward.