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An obsolete Dutch unit of weight roughly equivalent to 2,000 kilograms.
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The drainage work carried out on the back straight last year has been a success and the area affected has recovered well.
The bold-jumping grey slammed Possol and Big Fella Thanks in the 2009 renewal and put up a valiant defence of his crown when going down by a neck to the well-treated Razor Royale after a titanic battle with the Nigel Twiston-Davies horse all the way up the Kempton straight last year.
Sir Geoffrey set the record straight last time though, powering to a narrow verdict at Redcar in what was probably not the strongest event.
Just as Kinane had set Galileo alight as they hit the straight last year, so did Murtagh on High Chaparral.
It's no secret I'm a huge fan of conditional rider Mitch Bastyan and his performance aboard Market Road up the Exeter straight last Tuesday was simply beautiful to watch.
Ex-villain Stephen Sayers, from Newcastle, revealed his plans to go straight last year, saying he was turning his back on crime for the sake of his children.
With Ryder out the Bruins opted to go with seven defensemen, which made sense considering Ferrence returned after a 31-game absence and Aaron Ward had missed 14 games since early December with a balky charley horse before making it two straight last night.
Although, typically in 2008, Caracciola defied logic to win from low at Newmarket, the course was far narrower than usual up the straight last month - thanks to the moving of the rails - and that may have helped him buck the trend.
But Toshack put the record straight last night by saying, 'While I'm pleased for Roberto, I certainly did not recommend him for the job.
"We went some way to setting the record straight last weekend against Connacht after some tough training sessions and while we did get better there's still plenty of work to do there."
TRANMERE'S long-serving goalkeeper Eric Nixon put the record straight last night when he declared; ``I have not left the club.
It's doubtful whether they were able to hold their pints straight last night as a massive Millennium Stadium party began to truly kick into swing.