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Deck

In futures and options, an informal term for open orders. Brokers have a deck they attempt to fill at the desired prices. A deck is the equivalent of a book on the equity market.
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08 Earlier on at Wetherby there had already been plenty of hell for odds-on place backers when Frankie Figg hit the deck two out in the novice chase.
The jockey was catapulted out of the saddle and as he hit the deck, Glenfarclas Boy appeared to run into him.
At a best-priced 1-7 Khan is the biggest price for a fighthe has been since turning pro, yet anyone who witnessed him hit the deck again Limond will surely not want to risk lumping on at those prices.
I hit the deck,'' said Bill Borkin of Northridge, who came to the bank with his friend, Amelia Franks.
The girl hit the deck and doctors told her not to carry on.
The duo appeared to be wrestling each other but as the England star hit the deck referee Jonas Eriksson awarded the home side a penalty that was converted by Frank Lampard.
JOCKEYS Philip Robinson and Jimmy Quinn each had a lucky escape from serious injury after both hit the deck in a frightening incident at Goodwood yesterday.
95 Moonlight Fantasy almost hit the deck leaving the stalls and went out to 95, but was given a peach of a ride by Tom McLaughlin to get up and win with a bit to spare.
Over the last year I've watched values of the Shad edge lower and lower, but this week my jaw hit the deck when I saw a decent '72 example go under the auctioneer's gavel for just pounds 1,110.
Kim, 44, who plays promiscuous publicist Samantha Jones in the hit show, which also stars Kristin Davis, Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon, hit the deck after her stiletto heel became stuck in a metal drain cover in the street.
VERDICT Schindlers Hunt and Cailin Alainn are not coming into this race high on confidence after falling on their latest outings (the latter has hit the deck on her last two starts at Cheltenham) and it's anyone's guess how they will cope with the pressure this afternoon.