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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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So far as the two other competitions which started on Saturday and conclude on final night, Gran Turismo (14.88sec) just has the edge to half-way in the Tony Morris Derby Week Trophy, while Ballmac Keano's 15.07sec was quickest of those who made it through to the William Hill Champion Hurdle final, although non-qualifier Apple Rambler did post 15.02sec.
Conversely, Lenson Returns (14.94sec), who has twice been in the last heat on a Saturday night and was forced to work before hitting the front in the second round, appears a dog with a very fast run in him, both to half-way and overall, when conditions permit.
According to Timetest's exclusive clockings, Deerfield Sunset went through the 'half-way' mark one hundredth of a second quicker than his Irish counterpart, posting 14.35sec en route to his 28.77sec victory in heat 14 on Friday.