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paillon

(ˈpæljən; French pajɔ̃)
n
a thin leaf of metal
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Just off the square is the Promenade du Paillon - an amazing park with an area of water only 2cm deep with 128 shooting water jets.
The late William Head saddled Le Paillon and Bon Mot to win the great race, while his son Alec reeled off four wins with Nuccio, Saint Crespin, Ivanjica and Gold River.
In April 1947 the French-trained Le Paillon was runner-up, as 2-1 favourite, in the Champion Hurdle.
The runner up was Frenchtrained five-year-old Le Paillon who went on to win the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in the same year.
Jennifer Paillon, CAM Golfside Lake Ypsillanti, Apts.
By contrast, the blue of the drapery rests on a 'paillon' consisting of a thin metal sheet, probably of silver (Fig.
In the 1947 Champion Hurdle (postponed until April) the favourite, Le Paillon, was taken wide all the way round by Alec Head, whereas National Spirit, ridden by Danny Morgan, went the shortest way and beat the French raider by a length.
So much so that when the National Hunt Festival was cancelled because of weather so bad that there was no racing from January 22 to March 13 (and even Buckingham Palace was reduced to candlelight), it was O'Sullevan who persuaded Chantilly trainer Willie Head to enter his Le Paillon in the rescheduled Champion Hurdle and then had to watch rather painfully as Head's son Alec was outsmarted by Ron Smyth on National Spirit.
Worst winning performance Le Paillon (1947) The Champion Hurdle runner-up and French Champion Hurdle hero fluked a win in the Arc, which was not yet a championship race
LE PAILLON became the most versatile, the luckiest, and the worst horse ever to land the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe when he fluked a win in 1947.
Ridden by late replacement Danny Morgan, who showed more tactical flair than did Alec Head on the French-trained Le Paillon, National Spirit saw off his Gallic rival by a length.
Contract notice: cleaning services of the parc national de la promenade du paillon