Oamaru stone


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Oamaru stone

(ˈɒməruː)
n
(Geological Science) a kind of limestone, of building quality, found at Oamaru on South Island, New Zealand
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Speaking at the NZNO awards dinner, kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku said the award itself, of Oamaru stone, pounamu and pohutukawa, was "not just an artefact--it carries with it the energy and lifeforce of its recipients".
Paul Nicholls has trained the favourite of the opening 2m71/2f novice hurdle at Exeter (2.10) in each of the past two years but on both occasions he came home empty handed, with 1-3 Gullible Gordon managing no better than sixth in 2008 and 5-2 shot Oamaru Stone trailing in fifth last year.
FONTWELL: 2.30 Like A Hurricane, 3.00 Karasakal, 3.35 Risk Challenge, 4.05 Mustangsallyrally, 4.40 My Matilda, 5.15 Oamaru Stone, 5.45 Glory Nights.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.30 Like A Hurricane, 3.00 Jardin De Vienne, 3.35 Play A Cord, 4.05 Mustangsallyrally, 4.40 My Matilda, 5.15 Oamaru Stone, 5.45 Glory Nights KEMPTON: GAZETTE BET: 6.50 Mr Hichens.
Some very extensive steel bracing has been put in place in the crypt, over the entrance and the Oamaru stone arch inside.
Mahon gave Oamaru Stone a McCoylike ride in the 3m21/2f novice handicap chase for an unlikely second, but well behind the man himself who hardly broke sweat on the well-backed favourite Local Present for the in-form Ron Hodges.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.30 Like A Hurricane, 3.00 Karasakal, 3.35 Risk Challenge, 4.05 Mustangsallyrally, 4.40 My Matilda, 5.15 Oamaru Stone, 5.45 Glory Nights KEMPTON: GAZETTE BET: 6.50 Mr Hichens.
Campbell Gillies has a 55% strike-rate (six from 11) for Lucinda Russell at Cartmel and the pair combine with Summer Soul (5.05) and Lady Rusty (5.35) 67% Amateur Ryan Mahon has a 67% strike-rate (four from six) at Fontwell for Paul Nicholls and they are aiming for more success at the course with Mustangsallyrally (4.05), Oamaru Stone (5.15) and Billy Merriott (5.45) Tom McLaughlin has a 42% strike-rate (five from 12) for Malcolm Saunders at Kempton.
Fontwell 3.35 Regain De Charbonneau, 4.05 Mustangsallyrally, 5.15 Oamaru Stone, 5.45 Billy Merriott.
Ethiopia was gameness personified in resisting the determined Oamaru Stone in the novice handicap chase.
Others to follow Plumpton 2.40 Al Amaan, 3.40 Oamaru Stone, 4.10 Marodima, 4.40 There's No Panic.
West Countr y Andrew King Oamaru Stone (1.40 Taunton, nap) Won an Irish point-to-point and has shaped as if this step up in trip will suit.