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Grass

A slang term for $10 in Hong Kong. Bowl and stripe are equivalent terms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Although previously more prevalent in the North of England, the Borders and Southern Scotland, grass sickness is now more of a nationwide issue and there is a research centre into the condition in Newmarket.
The study,carried out at the equinehospital,Leahurst,in Wirral,confirmed the link between grass sickness and a form of bacteria called Clostridium botulinum.
A study at Liverpool University funded by The Home of Rest For Horses has revealed grass sickness is strongly associated with low antibody levels to the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
He had covered a reported three-quarters of his first book of mares when he was struck down by the grass sickness which ultimately claimed his life.
And events were to take a tragic turn when he succumbed to grass sickness the following year during his first season at Dalham Hall Stud.
The show, which donates to the Grass Sickness Fund and the North Eastern Air Ambulance, is unique as a breed show in the North East, popular with local owners, breeders and exhibitors, and the proceeds raised will now secure the continuance of local competition and the event's future.
Tragically, record-breaking Dubai World Cup winner Dubai Millennium died of grass sickness towards the end of his first season at stud.
Dubai Millennium, the apple of Godolphin supremo Sheikh Mohammed's eye, is suffering from an acute case of grass sickness which threatens his life.
Not long afterwards Buck House died of grass sickness during his summer break.
He was Champion B and Reserve Supreme at the Grass Sickness Show ands Reserve Youngstock Champion at the Forrester's Show.
DUBAI Millennium, Sheikh Mohammed's favourite horse, has died at the age of five after a week-long battle with grass sickness.