voltigeur


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voltigeur

(ˌvɒltɪˈdʒɜː)
n
(Military) a former office in the French army
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Her John Gosden-trained stablemate Cracksman, placed in two Derbys, is a general 11-8 for the same afternoon's Betway Great Voltigeur Stakes, in which his Curragh conqueror Capri is not sure to run, according to Aidan O'Brien, who outlined some of his key runners at the meeting.
The French-English Military Technical Dictionary of 1917 defined voltigeur as: "(gym.
The Great Voltigeur Stakes at York in August is the logical next stop, but there is a slight chance he could run before then as he is thriving with racing.
Importantly, 14 of the last 16 Leger winners had run in either Goodwood's Gordon Stakes or the Great Voltigeur at York.
Despite suffering a defeat at Haydock, Telescope came back to his very best with victory in last week's Great Voltigeur Stakes at York, a noted Leger trial.
TELESCOPE is setting his sights on the Neptune Investment Management Great Voltigeur Stakes at York a week today following his Haydock Park disappointment.
THE Gordon Stakes at Goodwood and the Great Voltigeur Stakes at York have emerged as possible summer targets for Telescope.
The coin features three combatants: an English Sergeant, an Iroquois Warrior and a Voltigeur * Canadian.
Noble Mission may have to re-enact his compelling battle with Encke in the Neptune Investment Management Great Voltigeur Stakes on August 22 before being allowed a shot at Camelot at Doncaster, and the Godolphin runner emerged with great credit himself as he was only beaten by a nose.
He said: ''The possibilities would be the Gordon Stakes at Goodwood or the Great Voltigeur (York).
I would think if all goes well then the Leger will be his next run after the Voltigeur.
Dubai The Juddmonte International Stakes (Gr 1) is the opening day highlight of York's Ebor Meeting which kicks-off today, but it is the supporting Great Voltigeur Stakes (Gr 2), that assumes greater significance for UAE connections.