moonraking

moonraking

(ˈmuːnˌreɪkɪŋ)
n
the act of taking part in a foolhardy or unfruitful activity
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IN BRIEF Moonraker festival looks for new blood THE organisers of Slaithwate Moonraking Festival have called for more young people to help out after the 2019 event was cancelled due to a lack of funding.
At Slaithwaite in West Yorkshire the ancient tradition of Moonraking has been revived together with a Church Jazz Festival.
He was found guilty of irresponsible riding of a minor nature following interference to the unplaced Moonraking at the end of the back straight, and also of using his whip with excessive frequency and not allowing his mount time to respond.
Tuesday: Hereford 1.05 Moonraking, 1.35 Super Sharp, 2.35 Little Notice, 3.05 Blazing Batman, 3.35 Itsonlyme.
Here you'll find Chrissie Hynde living and letting die, Shara Nelson moonraking and Iggy Pop having all the time in the world.
ORGANISERS of Slaithwaite Moonraking Festival are determined to not be beaten - despite needing PS12,000 within 24 hours to save their future.
Noel Fehily's lucrative run continued when Moonraking took advantage of the last-flight blunder of Farceur du Mesnil to win the selling hurdle.
Wednesday: Rapier (Catterick 2.0), Durano (Catterick 3.0), Press To Sting (Catterick 4.30); Iranos (Bangor 2.20), Mr Perkupp (Bangor 2.50), Highway Five (Bangor 4.20), Guido (Bangor 4.50); Moonraking (Southwell 2.40), Amington Girl (Southwell 4.10).
By BEN ABBISS ben.abbiss@reachplc.com @BenAbbiss ORGANISERS of Slaithwaite Moonraking Festival have launched an appeal after funding for the event was cut for the first time in its 30-year history.
Racecourse commentators Ian Bartlett and Richard Hoiles, already on the mark as owners on the all-weather with Moonraking, added another winner to their lists when Royal Partnership came out on top in a three-way photo to the seller under Darren Williams.
supplement We are showcasing pictures of lantern-making events for the annual Moonraking Festival, the re-opening of the Co-op, winning Easter bonnets, a car sharing club's first anniversary, and a public appearance by the Giants' new signing.
Johnson carried out his orders to perfection, stealing a march at the start and racing clear throughout to beat Moonraking by 11 lengths.