oversman


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oversman

(ˈəʊvəzˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. an overseer
2. (Law) Scots law an umpire
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distance among us the said parties has chosen Walter Scott of Branxholme knight oversman to them in this said case amongst us and both the said parties are bound and obliged by the faith and truth in their bodies to stand, abide, underlie and fulfill any resolution.
Indeed, he won a similar event over this course and distance last time from Oversman, a horse who has plenty of ability but is not always inclined to make the most of it.
But that was all forgotten as he secured a double with victories on Oversman and Ginger Fox that now leave him needing 19 to beat Scudamore's tally.
Michael Sowersby's mare was a four-length third of 15 in a non-seller at Sedgefield the time before last and beaten a similar distance by the talented, if wayward, Oversman in January.
The William Muir-trained Alsahib, ridden by Martin Dwyer, was a game winner of the mile-and-a-half claimer, having looked beaten when Kieren Fallon sent Oversman on early in the home straight.