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GELD, old Eng. law. It signifies a fine or compensation for an offence; also, rent, money or tribute.

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Pilansberg was listed in the Racing Post as a colt on the day he won a novice hurdle at Fakenham last month but had been gelded.
John Henry (who was gelded because he was too cantankerous, ran for a $20,000 claiming price in New Orleans and went on to win Eclipse Awards each year from 1980 to '84) has become the archetype.
Red Hammer is a very good-looking gelding and maybe not coincidentally is by the same sire as Peace And Co [Falco], while Khezerabad has just been gelded.
Declan's Moon, undefeated in five races and the early favorite for the Run for the Roses, careened off that road Friday when trainer Ron Ellis revealed that the gelded son of Malibu Moon has a hairline fracture of the left knee and will be out of training for at least 60 days.
Trainers are required to notify the office of the Racing Calendar five days before any horse runs after being gelded.