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n.1.See Rapparee.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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6.55 (261m H/c): Eden Loch (8), Keiras Princess (6), Ballymartin Nina (4), Jumeirah Buttons (M) (3), Ferryforth Jack (2), Raparee Amy (M) (scr).
8.44 (450m): Howya Daisy, Told You So, Raparee Amy (M), Kingsmill Oslo (M), Pity Me Tiger (M), Touch The Clouds (W).
PRICEWISE Jonathan Kay RAPAREE ROCKET looks far too big at 50-1 for the Henlow Mini Derby starting over 428m tonight and James Chalkley's dog is well worth an each-way interest.
But it yesterday emerged the two "flying catamaran" vessels at the heart of the planned link, the Scandinavian-built Raparee and the Shanklin, have been placed on sale on commercial maritime websites.
Legend says that the festival re-enacts the story of Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, who was forced to flee from Ireland in 1607 and was shipwrecked in the village's local bay, known as Raparee Cove.
23-year-old James Chalkley landed the PS750 Henlow Bookmakers Dash final with his Raparee Rocket (7-2), a brisk exit and a nice turn of early speed put the contest to bed, then the Standard final went the way of Pam Dolby's classy local Swift Edwards (5-1).
Bold Raparee, a stablemate of Stage Affair, and the Frances Crowley-trained three-time winner Golden Rule complete the six-runner line-up.
8.47 (450m): Knockfinisk Jane, Raparee Pony, Pukka Flight, Sponge Bob Lee (M), Tsarina Lena (M), Bua Hexham (W).
8.14 (450m): Ballymac The Man, Bua Ann, Raparee Pony, She's All Style (M), Lady Mc-Caffrey (M), Melody's Choice (M).
7.43 (450m): Richie's Delight, Joker Two, Raparee Pony, Connolly Night (M), Offshore Kestrel (M), Le Thrashing (M).
Weld and Kinane continued in flying form at Navan yesterday, recording a short-priced double withi Bold Raparee and Archive Footage.
7.47 (450m): Lispole Hawk, Blue Scout, Classical King, Cry Of Freedom (M), Raparee Bound (M), Mill Lewis (M).