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treated as singular or plural Thoroughbred horses considered collectively.‘his huge investment in bloodstock’as modifier ‘the bloodstock industry’
- ‘There's also a very active bloodstock industry in the Newbridge area, where horseracing has always been enormously popular.’
- ‘I will hand in my license at the end of next season and after that I plan to be very much involved in the bloodstock world.’
- ‘‘During the past several years, I've kept almost all of my Thoroughbred bloodstock at Lane's End,’ he said.’
- ‘The breakthrough paves the way to preserving the best race horse bloodstock by creating clones suitable for breeding.’
- ‘The 42-year-old, who now works as bloodstock agent, had faced five charges, including passing on privileged information for monetary reward.’
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