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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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David Simcock's gelding hasn't enjoyed the best of luck since returning from a break last month, but has run well even so and could be especially interesting for the latter event as he goes well for an inexperienced rider.
A fifth member, Emma Stoker from Goole, rides Sarah Stoker's 11-year-old bay gelding Peron III.
Milton Bradley's gelding has improved with every run so far this season, culminating with a victory at Ripon at the end of last month.
LAERTES - is a name for the notebook on the evidence of his effort in the maiden hurdle at Newcastle where Chris Grant's gelding revelled in the soft conditions to win from off the pace on the back of a rock-solid round of jumping.
Young stock class colt, filly or gelding, 3 years old and under T Morris.
The gelding has won on his last two outings, landing a Goodwood claimer by a head from Golden Heart and then snapping up his chance from a lenient mark.
The gelding was making his debut for Michael Attwater and returning from 248 days off when chasing home Six Of Clubs in a truly run race over C&D on Saturday.
Alan Swinbank's horses had been held up during the cold snap, so it would be no surprise if this promising gelding stepped up on that form here.
After that narrow defeat, Willie Mullins' gelding went on to demolish Forpaddydeplasterer by 15 lengths over the two-mile trip here.
Rod Millman's gelding achieved a magnificent treble in 2005, landing the Northumberland Plate, the Ebor and the Cesarewitch ( three of the toughest handicaps in the calendar.
Lava Man scored an unprecedented sweep of the state's three heavyweight stakes in 2006, the gelding has won eight races in a row locally, and he shows no sign of slowing down at age 6.
A veterinary technician reported the gelding had been injected with a prohibited substance containing phenylbutazone and oxyphenbutazone, commonly known as bute.