Definition of stable companion in English:

stable companion

noun

  • another term for stablemate
    • ‘These characterful creatures, with their rasping Ee-aw bray, are known to make excellent stable companions for horses, foals, or other donkeys.’
    • ‘Overbury Affair, a stable companion of Forty Licks, is well-regarded and currently a prime fancy for the Cheltenham Bumper.’
    • ‘The word from Ballydoyle yesterday was that stable companions, Bach and Darwin, are also live possibilities for the race with Darwin in the field to ensure an even pace.’
    • ‘Landseer, his stable companion, was fourth on the home turn and ready to challenge.’
    • ‘He showed plenty when third behind stable companion, Carpanetto, at the Curragh in October.’
    • ‘Biggest worry may well be his stable companion, Blue Corrig.’
    • ‘He has now had a 24-day break and should be ready to return to the winning groove, even though he faces his year older stable companion on 11 lb worse weight terms compared with Goodwood, where he had a length-and-a-half in hand.’
    • ‘Beef Or Salmon, ridden by Joe Casey, worked over about two miles on the flat with an un-named stable companion.’
    • ‘Celestial Gold's 12-1 triumph came after his stable companion and original ante-post favourite, Our Vic, had been withdrawn earlier in the week with a muscle problem.’
    • ‘Golan's stable companion, the well-supported Dilshaan, meanwhile, simply wasn't good enough when push eventually came to shove.’
    • ‘Marlborough is a useful second string for Henderson but Bacchanal looks a cut above his stable companion.’
    • ‘Fantasticat was completely unfancied when beaten three short heads into fourth spot behind odds-on stable companion, Go For Gold, at Gowran Park, and can take the extended seven furlongs maiden.’
    • ‘High Chaparral turned over his multi-talented stable companion with an awesome display of staying power through the last two furlongs.’
    • ‘Hawk Wing has been over hyped and if he is as good as he was rated then where does that leave High Chaparral, who broke his heart at Epsom and delivered much more than his hyped up stable companion ever managed?’
    • ‘Rule Supreme didn't let the form down earlier in the week at Fairyhouse when runner-up to One Night Out's stable companion, Davenport Milenium.’
    • ‘Mrs Ford partnered Forest Gunner in a two-mile gallop at Aintree on Tuesday with a stable companion at the track.’
    • ‘He was eased to the front by Robert Power heading to four out and stretched clear in the straight to beat stable companion, Pay It Forward, unextended by ten lengths.’
    • ‘Behrajan made a lot of the running, but over six from home it was Best Mate's stable companion, Chives, who struck the front.’
    • ‘He went off an odds-on chance then, but managed only to dead-heat with moderate stable companion, Ursa Minor, for fourth place behind Almost Famous.’
    • ‘Izmir's latest effort saw him take seventh spot behind another stable companion, Albatros, over a mile and a half at Leopardstown last month and that should have him spot-on for this test.’

Pronunciation

stable companion