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 (găv′ər-nē′, gä-vär-)
A village of southwest France in the Pyrenees south of Lourdes. Nearby is the Cirque de Gavarnie, a vast natural amphitheater which is the site of the highest waterfall in France, about 422 m (1385 feet) high.
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LINGFIELD: 4.40 Gavarnie Encore (won off 51 down 3lb to 48); Blackthorn Stick (4lb); Coup De Vent (4lb); 6.50 Bookmaker (3lb); Flying Fantasy (3lb).
On the 18th Clough went to Gavarnie, returning after "a hard day's riding ...
The son of Young Ern had previously been in good form at this track under tonight's jockey Kieran O'Neill, stringing together a few decent efforts, culminating in him chasing home the progressive Giovanni Di Bicci, who followed up off a 6lb higher mark (third home Gavarnie Encore has also won easily since) and which led to him being sent off at 15-8 favourite last time.
William Hill: 5 Borehan, 6 Ingleby Arch, Tawaassol, 9 Trafalgar Bay, 10 River Bravo, 11 Imperial Sword, 12 Pearly Wey, Signor Peltro, Terentia, 14 Guto, High Curragh, Obe Brave, 16 Don't Tell Sue, Gavarnie Beau, Green Park, Hog-maneigh, Mr Sandicliffe, Prince Tamino, 20 bar.
The accident happened in the resort of Gavarnie in the mountainous Pyrenees region of France.
The accident happened above the resort of Gavarnie on Sunday.
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The accident happened near the resort of Gavarnie on Sunday.