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Penny

The formal or informal name for the smallest unit of many currencies. One penny is usually equal in value to one cent or the equivalent.
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Now with Gloucestershire trainer Jennifer Mason, the eight-year-old Pretty Penny won a fillies' and mares' maiden point-to-point at Barbury Castle at the beginning of last month, asserting between the final two fences to beat short-priced favourite Where's My Slave, who once finished runnerup in a Killarney handicap hurdle for Jessica Harrington.
Widely acclaimed as the "First Lady of the American Theater," Helen Hayes purchased Pretty Penny with her playwright-screenwriter husband, Charles MacArthur, in the mid 1930s.
He believes he is transforming community eyesores while making a pretty penny.
SOUTHPORT developers have spent a pretty penny on converting a former underground public toilet into a trendy bar and restaurant.
Newcastle Falcon Dave Walder reckons the North East's premier rugby referee cost him a pretty penny.
Unfortunately for that firm, another large-staking punter who has been costing the firm a pretty penny in the past fortnight chose the right moment to get with O'Sullivan on the individual frame supremacies and that was taking away much of IG's potential profit on the 10:3 supremacy market.
On this occasion it is Western Power Distribution, the company that bought Hyder, flogged off Welsh Water for a pretty penny, and now provides the network that supplies power to most of Wa
Not only is online gaming just a fraction of Starnet's target market, but the company has actually been targeting foreign markets for its gaming licenses and producing a pretty penny since near inception.
Even for a footballer on silly money, nearly 300,000 pound is a pretty penny.
Pretty Penny is joining Wallace and Gromit on our TV screens as part of an energy company's advertising campaign.
Some 70 per cent of dogs purchased - for a pretty penny - in Britain are pedigrees.
This could be a savvy way of following the trend for words in the home as these rugs may cost a pretty penny but are regarded as collector's pieces.