In fine fettle

Also found in: Idioms.
in good spirits.

See also: Fettle

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20 Sandown SP forecast 15-8 Course-and-distance winner who looked in fine fettle when runner-up at Chepstow (few of these behind) on his reappearance and conditions will suit.
The Ralph Beckett-trained five-year-old won at Epsom last time out and is, my friend assures me, in fine fettle.
BAYERN Neverlusen began the season in the Southport Monday five-a-side league in fine fettle.
The third seed looked in fine fettle and next faces a rematch with Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis, who he beat in the third round of Wimbledon.
LEE WESTWOOD will head into Thursday's US Open in fine fettle after clinching a five-shot victory at the Nordea Masters in Stockholm.
Andrew Selby, of course, has the little matter of the London 2012 Olympics to attend to this summer and the flyweight is in fine fettle having won gold at the A.
Trainer Victor Dartnall has his horses in fine fettle on the eve of Cheltenham - he also struck at Chepstow with Great Gusto.
The Ancients are in fine fettle after progressing to the semi-finals of the Welsh Cup with last week's fine 1-0 win at Welsh Premier side Aberystwyth Town.
Despite missing out on the prize, C&H were in fine fettle as they played their album - Diamond Mine - in its entirety.
Micky Hammond's grey will revel in the step up to a mile and three-quarters and has been in fine fettle since his attentions were switched back to the Flat.
27, it was clear the east of"The Sopranos" was in fine fettle, as Uncle Junior would have put it.
Both did easy bits of work and both seem in fine fettle and were relaxed afterwards," said Cecil, who is in search of an incredible eighth win in the race.