Ripon


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Ripon

(ˈrɪpən)
n
(Placename) a city in N England, in North Yorkshire: cathedral (12th–16th centuries). Pop: 16 468 (2001)
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"So are we and so was our car, which ran A-1 as far as Ripon, but there a wretched horse and cart which a fool of a driver--"
Flying Dragon 2.45 Ripon SP forecast 11-4 Well beaten when seemingly holding solid claims at Chepstow last month, and stretched winless run in 2019 to eight with subsequent Sandown (two) and Ffos Las defeats.
YORKSHIRE'S Garden Racecourse, Ripon, will be in full bloom for their biggest day of the year tomorrow, not least thanks to all of the rain that's expected to fall today.
The College of Lake County and Ripon College, a private, national liberal arts college based in Ripon, Wisconsin, recently signed a guaranteed transfer admission agreement.
Ripon roaring time Technically a city, thanks to its impressive cathedral, the busy market square remains at the heart and soul of historic, picturesque Ripon.
PIPERS NOTE can go one better than last year and win the William Hill Great St Wilfrid Handicap (3.15pm) at Ripon this afternoon.
RIPON: 3.30 Gurkha Friend (won off 90 down 7lb to 83); 5.00 King Crimson (12lb).
HUDDERSFIELD YMCA Under 14s lost 25-12 at Ripon in their first ever foray into competitive rugby union.
If you've never heard of Lord Ripon, his claim to fame is that he holds the record for the greatest recorded lifetime bag of birds shot--an incredible 556,000, with 241,000 of those being pheasants.
On his seasonal appearance at Ripon three weeks earlier, Mubaraza finished a promising half a length behind the Richard Fahey-trained Angel Gabrial, who also opposes on Wednesday.