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tattersall patterns on fabric


also Tat·ter·sall  (tăt′ər-sôl′, -səl)
1. A pattern of dark lines forming squares on a light background.
2. Cloth woven or printed with this pattern.
Having a pattern of dark lines forming squares on a light background.

[After Tattersall's horse market, London, England, after Richard Tattersall (1724-1795), British auctioneer.]


a. a fabric, sometimes brightly coloured, having stripes or bars in a checked or squared pattern
b. (as modifier): a tattersall coat.
[C19: after Tattersall's; the horse blankets at the market originally had this pattern]


(ˈtæt ərˌsɔl, -səl)

1. a pattern of squares formed by colored crossbars on a solid-color background.
2. a fabric with this pattern.
3. having this pattern.
[1890–95; after Tattersall's, London horse market; such patterns were common on horse blankets]
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TATTERSALLS is extending its Group 1 sponsorship at the Curragh this year with the announcement the Newmarket-based sales company will sponsor the Irish 1,000 Guineas in addition to the Irish 2,000 Guineas and the Tattersalls Gold Cup, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Dubai: While Longchamp in France stages its biggest meeting of the season this weekend, Newmarket and Ascot -- two of Britain's most famous racecourses -- host high-quality events featuring the EeAu500,000 Tattersalls Millions 2YO Trophy and the EeAu150,000 Challenge Cup respectively.
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Tattersalls and Club - The Tattersalls grandstand provides extensive views of the course, a betting hall, bars and food outlets.
For the Saturday there area limited number of Tattersalls Enclosure tickets still available; however, these will undoubtedly sell-out prior to the raceday itself, leaving only John Smith's No Nonsense Steeplechase Enclosure tickets available to purchase on the day.
As part of the pounds 10m redevelopment of the racecourse, a new parade ring has been built, leaving the old one available for families to enjoy a picnic in the Tattersalls area for the first time.
RAILS bookmakers were allowed to display prices on boards for the first timeyesterday amid claims at Southwell that the reforms will adversely affect the business done by their Tattersalls colleagues.
There are more affordable horses here and that is always attractive to people coming to Tattersalls.
GREY Swallow, winner of the 2004 Budweiser Irish Derby, is back on course for a double bid in the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh on Guineas weekend in May.
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THE increasingly international nature of the Tattersalls December Sale, in particular the depth of participation from buyers based in North America, has been highlighted by figures released this week by the company following this year's renewal.
NEIL WALSH has been appointed head of bloodstock sales at Tattersalls Ireland, while longstanding directors Michael Hillman and Martin Mitchell will retire from the company's board at the end of the year, writes Martin Stevens.