head of the river


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head of the river

n
(Rowing)
a. any of various annual rowing regattas held on particular rivers
b. the boat or team winning such a regatta: Eton are head of the river again this year.
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The Light Blues beat top club Molesey by 6L in a full-course Boat Race dress rehearsal before retaining the University prize in this month's 320-boat Women Head of the River Race, finishing fifth overall in the world's biggest female event, But Oxford, chasing an eighth win in 10 races having won the last three in a row, have impressed again, setting the fastest women's time in January's Quintin Head of the River Race on the Boat Race's Thames stretch, and also beating Molesey and Newcastle University in private fixtures.
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Becca's team had been behind to Thames, who won this year's Women''s eight Head of the River against 286 crews, but battled back to beat them by five seconds.
Tees Rowing Club sent crews from Junior-13 to veteran and masters levels, and produced some impressive times at the Durham Small Boats Head of the River last weekend.
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Get-together: Lawyers, jurors, defendants and court staff mingle at the Head of the River pub in Oxford.