In the Men's, Loughborough's Will Fuller recorded a dominant victory in the 3000m, beating an African Violet
heavy field roaring home in 8:13.26.
It won the award alongside "African Violet
" helmed by Mona Zandi Haghighi from Iran.
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Show by the Bay State African Violet
Society, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Time to put freeze on winter feeding 6 My African violet
has flowered for months.
On a cold winter's day, even the lackluster, neglected philodendron is seen in a new light, and the little African violet
blooming on a sunny windowsill garners one's attention and admiration.
Which Muslim warrior was the principal ANSWERS: 1 Zurich; 2 The African violet
; 3 A cohort; 4 Queen Charlotte; 5 Old English; 6 A mule; 7 Richard Hearne; 8 Saladin; 9 Krisztian Berki; 10 St Nazaire.
At Delaware Park, the Grade 2 Delaware Oaks fell to the Larry Jones-trained Proud Spell, winner of the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks, with a near-length victory over African Violet
under Gabriel Saez, while Tizdejavu claimed the Grade 2 American Derby at Arlington Park, taking his record on turf to three wins in as many starts.
In 1946 the first show dedicated to African violets
in the United States was held in Atlanta, Georgia and the African Violet
Society of America was born.
It also had the characteristic of non-dropping flowers, which on an African violet
are flowers that shrivel up at the end of a blooming cycle.
QI WAS given a lovely African violet