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either of two straps of a bridle that connect the bit to the headpiece

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The cheekpieces have helped him, he can be a bit lazy and they have really woken him up.
The cheekpieces just sharpened him up as he was getting a bit idle," declared trainer Paul Nicholls.
The cheekpieces were again in place when he lined up in the cambridgeshire and while Frankie Dettori committed for home early, Graphic has no response as challengers swooped past in the dying strides.
And he schooled in cheekpieces yesterday alongside Queen Mother Champion Chase favourite Sprinter Sacre.
Grey Mirage was another who took to first-time cheekpieces when tasting victory at this track at the end of December.
We are the company that originally produced the Delta Cheekpiece for Colt firearms back in the '80s when they sold the AR-15 Delta," Ridge said.
From Frost has been disappointing over hurdles and we're trying cheekpieces to see if they might bring about some improvement.
Clive Brittain took the unorthodox step of equipping Warrsan with cheekpieces for his work on the dirt ahead of the race.
The Godolphin-owned five-year-old has disappointed in two starts since returning from Dubai, but worked in cheekpieces for the first and reportedly went well under Frankie Dettori on the watered gallop in Newmarket.
Fitted with cheekpieces for the first time, the Mouse Morristrained nine-year-old will be seeking his first win since Killarney in May.
A horse can run in blinkers, which are cups over the eyes, a visor, which are blinkers with a vertical slit, or cheekpieces, the sheepskin strips which run down the side of the head.
Nicky Henderson plans to see whether cheekpieces will make a difference to Long Run's performance when he is assessed by jumping guru Yogi Breisner later this week.
The application of first-time cheekpieces seemed to work the oracle for Lucy Wadham's charge that day, as did the switch to a right-handed track.
The booking of Robert Winston and application of first-time cheekpieces are other plus points for a horse who has plenty of speed on both sides of his pedigree and is sure to have been primed to make an instant impact for his trainer (right).
He is wearing cheekpieces for the first time and his trainer is very happy with him, he should go well," Berry said of Strategic Heights, who again clashes with Majestic Timeline, who has finished in front of him on the three occasions they have met over the course and trip this year.