unsaddling enclosure

unsaddling enclosure

n
(Horse Racing) the area at a racecourse where horses are unsaddled after a race and often where awards are given to owners, trainers, and jockeys
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unsaddling enclosure

n (Horse-racing) → Absattelring m
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Ifind it hard to believe that 10 years have gone by since the opening of Ffos Las Racecourse, when I stood in the unsaddling enclosure interviewing Vale of Glamorgan trainer Evan Williams and his wife Catherine after they had saddled Plunkett, the first-ever winner at Britain's newest racecourse.
My first encounter with the great lady came in 1979 when I dashed from the Longchamp press room after the Prix de l'Abbaye and jumped into the lift to descend to the unsaddling enclosure and congratulate my friend, the trainer Fulke Johnson Houghton, whose Double Form had scored a famous victory.
A 37-strong entourage, each attired in a sky-blueand-orange scarf to match the racing silks of owner Eddie O'Connell, roared the winner's return to the unsaddling enclosure.
Ascot has also unveiled are plans for a new purpose-built unsaddling enclosure that will be in operation in time for the 2016 Flat season.
TONY McCoy admitted it had been "one of the hardest days my life" as he returned to the unsaddling enclosure for the final time at Sandown yesterday.
After Geraghty and Sprinter Sacre had trotted back to the unsaddling enclosure, tests to the seven-yearold's heart revealed an irregular pulse.
Interviewing a shocked Gordon in the unsaddling enclosure that day, he told me he was "surprised at that result".
I'VE ALWAYS felt a little sorry for the winning racehorse on entering the unsaddling enclosure.
"He even stood in the unsaddling enclosure when we put the saddle on and he didn't move.
The gelding was led around the unsaddling enclosure sporting a rug bearing the initials 'MD' and having retained the 5-1 winner without a bid, Ford said with a smile: "There will have been some good horses walking around here in a rug like that, but none as bad as him!
The contest provided a truly great spectacle for the packed stands and the two principals were given rapturous receptions, the like of which are normally reserved for the Cheltenham Festival, on their return to the unsaddling enclosure.
Disgusted punters, who had wagered thousands on Central House, jeered him as he returned to the unsaddling enclosure.And to add insult to injury, race stewards handed him a 14-day ban as punishment for his blunder.