But handicappers might finally come around after she rallied from seventh in the nine-horse Gamely
and got up to beat 10-1 long shot Visit by a neck under regular rider Alex Solis, snapping trainer Bobby Frankel's two-year winning streak in the event.
Scotland battled gamely
, but England's superiority shone through all game and a second from White shortly after the interval and a late strike from Kristy Moore merely underlined the gulf in class between the two sides.
She never professed to be a dancer herself and admitted to stage fright, but she gamely
appeared in a few festival programs.
But the seven-year-old was given the McCoy treatment on the run in and, gamely
responding to his rider, got up close home to score by a length.
Strikes from Andy Hughes, Nicky Forster and an Alan Pouton own-goal at the death earned the Royals victory even though Grimsby battled back gamely
in the second half.
He's the one who doesn't quite fit in, but is gamely
trying all the same--secure in the knowledge that his trial-and-error escapades, however embarrassing at the time, will eventually become a funny story.
For example, the children who at 3 years old gamely
persisted in trying to solve a series of problems--figuring out how to use simple toys and putting together puzzles--also improved the most by age 10 on intellectual tests and in their performance of daily routines, such as dressing and feeding themselves.
When Paul Hester abruptly left Crowded House in mid-tour to tend to his wife, who was about to give birth to their first child, the band plodded on gamely
before folding its tent.
She's not too gag-oriented--and does get some of the show's surest laughs--but you wish her gamely
performed "The Ladies Who Lunch" felt more like a satisfying meal than a light snack.
Clifford's effort came after the home side had gamely
clawed themselves back into the game with goals by Martyn Griffiths and Jamie Davies late in the second half.
came up with an assortment of scenarios for the future.
The image gamely
struggles to remain aligned with the constantly shifting angle of precipitation of the windblown rainstorm, despite the fact that this means that the framed slice of the world beyond is tilting crazily this way and that.