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verb[with object] British
- The ten-year-old had slipped to a mark of just 120 after a quiet spell but was hobdayed before his previous start and looks to have re-discovered his form, which suggests he ought to continue to give a good account in this sphere.
1930s: named after Sir Frederick T. G. Hobday (1869–1939), the British veterinary surgeon who introduced the technique.
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