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(French nivɛrnɛ)
(Placename) a former province of central France, around Nevers
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(ni vɛrˈnɛ)

a former province in central France. Cap.: Nevers .
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However, topweight Tenor Nivernais has some excellent form at Ascot, goes well fresh and might easily be able to dominate on ground he'll relish.
As early leaders Tenor Nivernais and Ziga Boy paid the price for setting a fierce gallop, the Colin Tizzard-trained runner was moved into a prominent position rounding the home turn together with equally strong-travelling Le Reve.
CONDITIONAL Jockey William Featherstone enjoyed a red-letter day at Fakenham by notching his first double - thanks to Vent Nivernais and Daliance.
The eight-year-old was sent into the lead at the last by Ian Popham and stayed on well to repel the challenge of Tenor Nivernais (11-2) by a length.
Venetia Williams-trained Tenor Nivernais continues to attract support and is now 10-1 ( from 12s) with Coral, having been 14s earlier in the week.
Venetia Williams is another trainer whose horses are firing on all cylinders and Tenor Nivernais is a likely type as he makes a swift reappearance in the bet365 Open Handicap Chase.
She continued to exhibit at the salon (no small feat for a female artist), and in 1849 exhibited what is considered one of her greatest works, Labourage Nivernais (Plowing in the Nivernais), which depicts a team of oxen pulling plows across a French countryside.
Tenor Nivernais (2.55) steps up in trip for the first time tomorrow and is a sporting selection against the likely favourite Rangitoto.
There are plenty in with a chance in the competitive Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle (4.40pm) but Venetia Williams'TENOR NIVERNAIS looks to hold solid credentials.
The work, Plowing in Nivernais, was very well received.
Panini's paired canvases depict a spectacular event in the theatre of state: the celebrations staged by the French ambassador to Rome, the duc de Nivernais, on the birth of a new heir to the French throne--Louis XV's grandson, Louis-Joseph-Xavier, duc de Bourgogne (1751-61).
Over the jumps at Wetherby there is plenty to like about Loulou Nivernais in the Betfair Handicap Chase.