Messidor


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Messidor

(mesidɔr)
n
(Historical Terms) the month of harvest: the tenth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from June 20 to July 19
[C19: from French, from Latin messis harvest + Greek dōron gift]
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Noun1.Messidor - tenth month of the Revolutionary calendar (June and July); the month of harvest
Revolutionary calendar - the calendar adopted by the first French Republic in 1793 and abandoned in 1805; dates were calculated from Sept. 22, 1792
Revolutionary calendar month - a month in the Revolutionary calendar
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The three sectors are those of Fabien, Saint-Exupery and Messidor.
Haggas sends Graphic back to France for the Prix Perth, having landed the Group 3 Prix Messidor over the straight mile at Maisons-Laffitte in July.
The latter moved up to 68 points after a first Group One triumph in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (G1) at the Curragh on June 29, while impressive Prix du Jockey-Club (G1) scorer Intello follows on 64 points after dropping back in trip to win the Group Three Prix Messidor at Chantilly on July 7.
He landed the Group Three Prix Messidor when returned to a mile at Maisons-Laffitte earlier this month and Pierre-Yves Bureau, racing manager for Intello's owners, the Wertheimer brothers, is excited about seeing him back in competitive action.
ARC de Triomphe joint-favourite Intello threw down the gauntlet to Al Kazeem when taking the Prix Messidor comfortably by a length and a half at Maison Laffitte yesterday.
French Derby hero Intello (2-7Fav) ran out a facile winner of the Group 3 Prix Messidor at Maisons-Laffitte.
Yesterday saw another potential Arc candidate strut his stuff as Andre Fabre's French Derby hero Intello claimed a straightforward success in the Prix Messidor at Maisons-Laffitte.
PISCO Sour finished last on his European Godolphin debut in the Prix Messidor at Maisons-Laffitte.
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