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chap·pa·ral

(shap-ă-ral')
Herbal prepared from Larrea tridentata and L. divaricata; used by Native American shamans in bronchitis and dermatologic disorders; hepatotoxicity widely reported.
Synonym(s): creosote bush.
[Sp. chaparral, thicket of evergreen oak, fr. chaparra, dwarf evergreen oak, fr. Basque txapar]
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High Chapparal was last year's Vodafone Derby winner for Aidan O'Brien.
The project will install sidewalk c onnecting existing sidewalk segments on the north side of Delphinium Avenue at east and west sides of Perris Boulevard (from 650 feet west of Perris Boulevard to 590 feet east of Perris Boulevard), in the vicinity of Chapparal H ills Elementary and Badger Springs Middle Schools.
The expanded shale and clay production disposal is the latest in a long line of portfolio-streamlining measures for TXI, whose former businesses have included Chapparal Steel (demerged from construction materials business in 2005); Acme Brick (sold to Featherlite Building Products parent company, July 2000); and concrete pipe (Hanson Pipe & Precast).
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The smelliest brothers in my school were named after characters from 70s western series The High Chapparal.
High Chapparal has a European Group 1-winning son and that son is a heart-throb on two continents.
It coincides with the French Guineas weekend and as the main Ballydoyle stable jockey usually goes there he falls in for the ride on the principal O'Brien contender and has won the race on Galileo and High Chapparal, who both went on to complete the English-Irish Derby double.
THE Ballysax Stakes is normally the race that Aidan O'Brien fields some of his main Derby hopes likes Yeats or High Chapparal.
Turf: 2 Sulamani, 9-4 Falbrav, 3 Storming Home, 11-2 High Chapparal, 14 Johar,16 Bright Sky,25 The Tin Man, 40 Toccet, Balto Star.
Aidan O'Brien's dual Derby winner High Chapparal battled bravely for Michael Kinane to snatch the Group 1 prize as Darryll Holland searched desperately for a gap on the rails on Falbrav.
Saugus (10-4) did well this weekend at the Woodbridge of Irvine tournament, getting victories over Bishop Amat of La Puente (4-2) and Chapparal (1-0) of Temecula.
During the 1950s and 1960s,Carusoadded to the lustre of television westerns such as Gunsmoke and The High Chapparal.