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One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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Kirbec Half-sister to three winners and she should improve upon her debut effort at Ripon (5f, good to firm) in April, having been green; she was soundly beaten at 11-1, however, and lots more is required.
Her salary as a live-in housemaid was sent directly to her half-sister, as payment for the money she owed her.
She is now in regular contact with five of her eight half-sisters. Three of the nine women, Joan Robinson, aged 84, Sheila Mosley, 80, from Bickley Grove, Sheldon, and Audrey Gregory, were born to Roland's first wife, Helen.
On Monday last week, Angela was met at Carlisle train station by her half-sister's husband, Terry, and his son, Chris, and was taken to their home.
The half-sisters' slow triangulation is wistful, touching, and elegant.
110 b f Midnight Legend - Belle Magello; half-sister to the Listed-winning hurdler Banjaxed Girl and Grade 2-placed La Marianne.
Lawman has had a strong sophomore year and his half-sister to Classic-placed Group 3 winner Soul City has plenty of residual breeding value (886), while Teofilo is another who enjoyed a strong second season with his offspring and he is represented by a half-sister to Group 3 winner Aynthia out of Listed winner Altamura (889).
The daughter of Piccolo is a half-sister to Muja Farewell - three time scorer as a juvenile and successful in a competitive sprint at Ascot last term.
After reading her half-sister's article for Time magazine, Samantha once again slammed the 36-year-old former actress.
Among the elite sires with representation in the catalogue, Acclamation has a bumper entry of 19 foals, including a half-brother to Hong Kong Listed winner Montecchio out of a Linamix mare (869), a half-sister to high-class sprinter Invincible Ash (870), a son of Group 3-winning juvenile Golden Legacy (875) and, with a particularly attractive close-up pedigree, a half-brother to stakes winners Coupe De Ville and Fantastico Roberto (864).
She is by Sunday Silence who was top stallion in Japan until his recent death, out of a mare who won in France and is a half-sister to top American stallion Kingmambo.
Last year's sales were staged a week apart and both yielded yearlings who sold for in excess of [euro]200,000, led by a Cape Cross half-sister to the top-class pair Crackerjack King and Jakkalberry sold at ITS for [euro]260,000 to Scuderia Effevi SNC.