Wilfrid

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Wilfrid

(ˈwɪlfrɪd)
n
(Biography) Saint. 634–709 ad, English churchman; bishop of York (?663–?703). At the Synod of Whitby (664) he argued successfully that Celtic practices should be replaced by Roman ones in the English Church. Feast day: Oct 12
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GROWL looked like sneaking into the final field of 20 but there were surprisingly no omissions at the final stage of declarations on Thursday and he instead goes for the Silver Trophy, better known as the Great St. Wilfrid Consolation Race (2.05pm).
I AM not a parishioner of St. Wilfrid's Church in Newbiggin Hall but I know many of them.
Ripon's most valuable race of the season, The William Hill Great St. Wilfrid Stakes - a pounds 50,000 showcase handicap for sprinters - takes pride of place on a quality programme at Yorkshire's `Garden Racecourse' on Saturday when the action starts at 2.20pm.
A famous contest over six furlongs, the Great St. Wilfrid is a popular, competitive race for speedsters which is sure to attract plenty of runners.
Ripon's most valuable race of the season, The William Hill Great St. Wilfrid Stakes --a pounds 50,000 showcase handicap for sprinters --takes pride of place on Saturday.