Definition of stablemate in US English:



  • 1A horse, especially a racehorse, from the same establishment as another.

    • ‘She missed the Beverly D. Stakes on August 14 at Arlington Park due to a minor leg injury sustained when she was kicked by a stablemate.’
    • ‘Saint Wynn was a half-length winner over his stablemate in the Skywalker.’
    • ‘As each new horse was in the process of being broke to saddle, Sacha had the waiting horses lined up ringside facing inward where they could see their stablemates being mounted, some for their first times.’
    • ‘Prior to that effort, he beat his stablemate by a nose in the San Carlos Handicap at Santa Anita.’
    • ‘Wekiva Springs was one of the nation's top handicap runners in the mid-1990s despite being overshadowed by stablemate and two-time Horse of the Year Cigar.’
    • ‘Ladies Din, also trained by Canani and the loser by a nose to Silic in the 1999 Shoemaker, ran second again - this time a half-length behind his stablemate.’
    • ‘Even with his recent return to top form, Brian Boru's future still hinges on whether or not his celebrated stablemate, reigning turf male champion High Chaparral, will start in the Arc.’
    • ‘Since the horses in this race are stablemates, their owners have wagered just a dollar on the race.’
    • ‘Millstreet, running as pacemaker for Doyen, took them along at a good clip while his stablemate sat on the outside under Frankie Dettori.’
    • ‘She led by a half-length in midstretch and went on to defeat her stablemate in 1: 47.66 over a fast track.’
    • ‘Media Puzzle had a two-length head start on his stablemate, which Vinnie Roe made up by the end of the five-furlong open gallop.’
    • ‘Devious Boy finished second, with Fairly Ransom's stablemate, Sweet Return, a nose back in third.’
    • ‘Ceanannas Mor was first to respond but his stablemate always had his measure in the closing stages.’
    • ‘In winning the Irish Derby by a half-length, Alamshar handed stablemate and eventual Prix de l' Arc de Triomphe winner Dalakhani his lone career loss.’
    • ‘Although Strong Hope's immediate future is up in the air, four of his stablemates were in action Sunday morning in preparation for their respective next starts.’
    • ‘Although the problem was not thought to be serious at the time, trainer Willie Mullins admitted on Sunday that he was concerned about the horse, a stablemate of Florida Pearl.’
    • ‘Pletcher is also considering entering Balto Star in the 1 1/4-mile Jockey Club Gold Cup, but he would not run the stablemates against each other.’
    • ‘Pacesetters are intended to set up races for their come-from-behind stablemates, but their jockeys are still expected to try their best.’
    • ‘Her stablemate could turn out to be even better, but she'll have to prove she can handle the added distance,’ said Etchechoury.’
    • ‘Grandera pulled away from his stablemate easily in the stretch.’
    1. 1.1 A person or product from the same organization or background as another.
      ‘it is a marketing challenge for Fiat and its stablemate, Alfa Romeo’
      • ‘The Chrysler 300 Hemi C is a concept car that is very likely to be put into production as an upscale stablemate of the Chrysler Sebring convertible.’
      • ‘Brought over to the Donmar some seven years ago to direct a production of Jean Genet's The Maids, after Mendes had seen one of his productions in Dublin, Crowley watched his stablemate falter at the starting gate several times.’
      • ‘DCX's underutilized Belvidere, Ill., facility that builds the Neon couldn't integrate production of its PT Cruiser platform stablemate due to paint shop issues.’
      • ‘The same punch was to determine the following bout when Ali Funeka produced a carbon copy performance of his stablemate Vetyeka, blowing away Dumisani Mofu in the fourth round of their junior lightweight scrap.’
      • ‘Between 1951 and 1962 the Consul was the stablemate of the bigger Ford Zephyr.’