Quarterland


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Quarterland

An obsolete Scottish unit of area. A quarterland was the amount of land on which rent of two ounces of silver could be charged. In some areas, however, it indicated an area on which 1/4 ounce of silver was assessed. This system was used in western and northern Scotland.
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And of course holding the record for tipping up the biggest-priced winner - Quarterland Ruso - is something to smile about.
39 (480m): Vacant, Blackjack Bullet (M), Burnfoot Alpha (M), Patriot Shaw (M), Mays Zigzag (W), Quarterland Puma (W).
Chris Allsopp Stanton John name changed from Quarterland John 7.
William Harrison lived on the Dhowin in Andreavs, a quarterland known to have been occupied by crofters, especially wood-workers.
37 (450m): Miss Kit, Honey Giselle, Ashfield Tiger, Rapid Return (m), Galaxy (m), Quarterland Lass (m).
750: Drumcrow Marco, Lissakyle Robin, Shades Of Snow, Altmover Gent, Haggler Joe, Quarterland Hope.
40 (261m): Aulton Enda, Quarterland Scot, Kilgraney Hondo, Nadurra Bonn (M), Advisor (W), Drumna Bell (W).
34 225m The Happy Birthday Carly Oliver Race 1 Diesel Sammy (M H Fawsitt, Unatt) 2 Colourful Bolt (M L Locke, Romfd) 3 Quarterland Ruso (m) (P W Young, Romfd) 4 Garryglass Sarah (m) (R Senior, Notts) 5 Billymatt (w) (M E Wiley, Romfd) 6 Oscars Cobra (w) (J W Reynolds, Romfd) 20.
01 (480m A5): Clear The Air, Moss Casey, Quarterland Dick, Baltree Jumper, Damiens Gift, Legend Lady.
Paul Young's Quarterland Clas (T4), whose latest run is best forgotten, can crash out and make all to take the 400-metre standard at 9.
38 (450m): Sambeth Tom, Autumn Emperor, Bond By A Kelsy (M), Jubilee Hawk (M), Sundrive Dancer (M), Quarterland Lass (W).
38 (450m): Troy Hernando, Mahalia, Hondo Carousel, Mistley Palace (M), Quarterland Lass (M), Slightly Shady (W).