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A soft fabric of silk and cotton, silk and wool, or all wool, and usually having a ribbed weave.

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(Textiles) a fabric made of silk and wool or cotton and rayon, used esp for coats
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She could not match the success as a breeder he had enjoyed, with the likes of Barathea, Bosra Sham, Gossamer and Markofdistinction, but she was said to have bred 21 individual winners at the time of her death, among them Seta, who finished down the field when second favourite for the 2010 1,000 Guineas but went on to win three Listed races.
The daughter of Barathea showed plenty at Ascot first time up - she finished sixth to Godolphin's White Moonstone - and the form of the race has worked out well.
However, at Smith's suggestion, the Barathea filly remained in training and has been upped to a mile and a half.
George Margarson sent out Barathea Guest to finish third in the Guineas in 2000 and he is hoping rank outsider Imperial Guest can spring a surprise and edge into the frame.
The Barathea colt is 33-1 with William Hill and totesport for the Derby.
She has obviously benefited from the change of scene as the Barathea filly put in a really decent performance to beat subsequent winner Caressed at Nottingham on her seasonal bow.
BARATHEA'S A REAL TRAIL BLAZER: Stan Moore's Barathea Dreams can land back to back victories in the William Hill Spring Mile' BILL TURNER: Brocklesby king' TONY CULHANE: Chance on Quito
The well-bred daughter of Barathea has run only three times in her life and put up easily her best performance last time out when she spread-eagled a modest field at Beverley last month.
John Gosden sends this daughter of Barathea on the long journey north and she can take the seven furlong prize back to Manton.
A couple of weeks ago I advised an ante-post interest in Barathea Blazer at 12-1 and Peter Harris's colt is likely to creep in at the very bottom of the handicap.
BARATHEA BLAZER, a leading fancy for the Tote Ebor at York later this month, is set to run at Haydock Park on Saturday.
Barathea Blazer looks sure to win a decent handicap over a mile-and-a-half after a near-miss at Haydock on Saturday.