fox hunt


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fox hunt

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foxhunt

n
1. (Hunting)
a. the hunting of foxes with hounds
b. an instance of this
2. (Hunting) an organization for fox-hunting within a particular area
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To some, the start of a fox hunt is a quintessentially English scene, steeped in tradition.
The fox or coyote maneuvers, circles, and runs through the country cunningly evading the hounds." The first fox hunt on record dates back to Norfolk, England, in 1534, where farmers used hounds to chase down foxes that had been killing livestock.
The race, originally the third on the card, was re-run after the ninth race after Fox Hunt sustained a broken leg and fell early in the race.
Preview Germany 4.25pm Deutsches St Leger G3 Dortmund, 1m6f dirt, 3yo+ MARK JOHNSTON sends Royal Ascot winner Fox Hunt on a mission to qualify for the Emirates Melbourne Cup in the German St Leger at Dortmund this afternoon, writes David Conolly-Smith.
BRAZIL-BORN Silvestre de Sousa (right) could hardly believe his luck as he doubled his Royal Ascot score on Fox Hunt in the Duke of Edinburgh Stakes.
I am just an average Joe, I hate fox hunting, would never do it but I am a city bloke and respect the right of country people to fox hunt, it was their heritage.
Fox Hunt and Opinion Poll will renew their rivalry in the 3,200m Dubai Gold Cup (Group 3) on March 31 after impressing connections with a one-two finish in the Group 3 Nad Al Sheba Trophy, while Australian import Soul sprinted into the reckoning for the Group 2 Nad Al Sheba Sprint by producing a rattling run to land a competitive handicap that featured several big-race hopefuls.
Today's bet Fox Hunt 8.10 Kempton 2pts win MEYDAN is usually the first place to turn for a good Flat horse at this time of year, but smuggled in among the usual fare at Kempton is a conditions stakes featuring two horses with Racing Post ratings of over 100 and another, getting 3lb from them, on a figure of 99.
It must be possible to preserve rural life without wanting to preserve it for the sadistic cruelty of the fox hunt. The countryside belongs to all of us - not just the few who get a kick out of torturing wild animals.
HAVING listened to the news tonight (March 18) I heard a fox hunt member shout 'it is not a cruel sport' to the TV cameras.
I HAVE children a bit older than Princes Harry and William and I must confess that as a parent I would be disgusted if my offspring chose to go on a fox hunt.
To cut a long story short he thought it was cruel because he had seen a video of a fox hunt and he compared fox hunting to gladiators killing lions.