Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for moonshell

marine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spires

References in periodicals archive ?
The news comes just a fortnight after her Oaks-winning daughter Moonshell died in similar circumstances at Woodpark Stud, County Meath.
Wild Illusion, fourth in the 1,000 Guineas (G1) at Newmarket earlier this month, can justify her strong favouritism and gift Godolphin a fourth victory in the 2,400 metre Oaks, following the successes of Kazzia (2002), Balanchine (1995) and Moonshell (1994).
The last such winner was Moonshell who won for Godolphin and Frankie Dettori in 1995 after finishing third in the mile Classic.
Sir Michael Stoute last won the Letheby & Christopher Cheshire Oaks back in 1995 with Dance A Dream, who subsequently chased home Moonshell in the Epsom equivalent, and he can lift this year's renewal with another Cheveley Park-owned filly in Poise.
Godolphin's trainer, successful with Moonshell in 1995 and Kazzia 12 months ago, reports the RL Davison Pretty Polly Stakes winner and Prix Saint Alary runner-up is in fine shape.
Hi Dubai looks to be their main contender to join their past winners Balanchine (1994), Moonshell (1995) and Kazzia (2002).
Godolphin will be looking to build on its two previous successes in 1994 with Balanchine and the following season with Moonshell (jointly owned with Maktoum Al Maktoum).
1994: Champion Jockey with 233 winners, won the Oaks on Balanchine, Irish Derby on Balanchine, 1995: Champion Jockey with 216 winners, won the Oaks on Moonshell, St Leger on Classic Cliche, French 2000 Guineas on Vettori, King George on Lammtarra, Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe on Lammtarra.
We won the Derby, the King George and Arc with Lammtarra, the Oaks with Moonshell, the St Leger with Classic Cliche and the Eclipse with Halling.
Bin Surour told Gulf News after the race that his filly was open to improvement and that she will be suited by the step up in trip at Epsom, a track that he also believes will suit his would-be stable star who he hopes can give him a third Oaks success after Kazzia (2002) and Moonshell (1995).
GODOLPHIN are going all out to retain their monopoly in the Moonshell Mile by running four fillies in the Dubai feature at Nad al Sheba tomorrow.
The full sister to 1999 Dubai World Cup winner Almutawakel took the inaugural Moonshell Mile on her debut in February and then ran out an impressive winner of the UAE 1000 Guineas over the same mile in March.
Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin organisation, successful with Balanchine in 1994 and Moonshell 12 months later, have high hopes with Bahr.
"He'll be the go-to guy when connections are looking for the best available jockey and we expect 2013 to be a great year for the popular Italian." First Classic winner Balanchine 1994 Oaks Other British Classic winners Moonshell (1995 Oaks), Classic Cliche (1995 St Leger), Mark Of Esteem (1996 2,000 Guineas), Cape Verdi (1998 1,000 Guineas), Island Sands (1999 2,000 Guineas), Kazzia (2002 1,000 Guineas and Oaks), Blue Bunting (2011 1,000 Guineas) Other major winners Balanchine (1994 Irish Derby), Lammtarra (1995 King George, Arc), Swain (1998 King George),
The others are Moonshell, who won in 1995, and Balanchine, who gave the stable their first Oaks victory in 1994.