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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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Class 28 ( Yearling ( Colt, Filly or Gelding not to exceed 15hh at maturity: 73 Dorlyn Martel (Miss LD Hendem).
Jim Goldie's versatile gelding - he has won on the Flat, over hurdles and now fences - is unbeaten in four visits to the Scottish track and has what it takes to defy a double weight penalty.
The Nick Littmoden-trained gelding had shown some promise when sixth on his debut at Newmarket last month and he improved on that effort to go down fighting in the LCCC Development Association Maiden Stakes.
Gelding four years and over: Toby of Colden Water, Jamie John.
It didn't take long for bidding on the gelding to reach six figures when Kevin Ross and Russell McNabb were doing battle for the three-year-old.
O'Neill's punishment will force Lava Man to run out of the detention barn when the 5-year-old gelding makes his next scheduled start in the July8 Hollywood Gold Cup.
The gelding was a promising third on his only start last season and recent homework suggests he has made significant improvement.
For much of the day a Network gelding from Peter Vaughan's Moanmore Stables set the pace after he was snapped up by Henry de Bromhead for EUR130,000.
Sweetnorthernsaint (Kent Desormeaux), 10-1: Facing light competition, the Illinois Derby-winning gelding keeps winning big and running fast.
Aggie's Lad 10yo gelding Trainer: Alison Hamilton Form figures March-May: 010011604116 Scored four times on decent ground for Tony Martin and has developed into a smart hunter-chaser.
The story goes that after Rubin and his wife Dorothy bought John Henry privately for $25,000 in 1978, Sam was asked why they would spend so much on a sub-stakes-level horse who had no breeding value because he was a gelding.