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backboard

(băk′bôrd′)
n.
1. A board placed under or behind something to provide firmness or support.
2. A board placed beneath the body of a person with an injury to the neck or back, used especially in transporting the person in such a way as to avoid further injury.
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back·board

(bakbōrd)
A flat hard sheet that is used by emergency medical technicians in patients with suspected spinal injury.
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NAOMI MATTHEW: 1.35 Elevenses, 2.05 Overquest, 2.35 High Stand Lad, 3.10 Backbord, 3.45 Cannon Fire, 4.20 Trumpstoo, 4.55 Royal Flynn GOODWOOD: GAZETTE BET: 3.05 Poet's Voice.
I ride Can't Buy Time in the Paddy Power Gold Cup - he comes from a yard in good form - Backbord will go well off 10st 7lb in the 3.10, and in the 3.40 I ride Ballybriggan, who is going the right way over hurdles.
Lucy Wadham, trainer of Backbord "He's been carrying a lot of weight recently and he's not a big horse, so we thought we'd try him at this level.
2.10 Goodwood Sporting (50:30:20:10) 10-13 Junior, 9-12 Ghimaar, 8-11 Theola, 7-9 Dream Champion, Lady Eclair, 6-8 Markington, Relative Strength, Excelsior Academy, 4-6 Gee Dee Nen, Hollins, Mission Control, 3-5 Ambrose Princess, On Terms, Curacao, Acambo, Baddam, 3-5 Hearthstead Dream, 2-4 Enjoy The Moment, Backbord, Mith Hill.
Lucy Wadham, trainer of Backbord "He has had a nice long holiday.
Others to follow York 2.50 Kinsya, 3.25 Backbord, 4.00 Triple Agent, 5.05 Omokoroa.
Others to follow Market Rasen 2.30 Martin's Friend, 3.30 Backbord.
Lucy Wadham, trainer of Backbord "He's in good form and we're hopeful of a big run.
Subsequent winners: Ballyfitz (2C, 158), According To Pete (1H, 144, 3C, 146), Mobaasher (1H, 158), Robin Du Bois (8th, 1H, 122), Russian Trigger (11th, 1C, 138), Artiste Bay (12th, 2C, 125), Footy Facts (13th, 1C, 134), Dancing Tornado (15th, 1H, 140), Backbord (PU, 1C, 131), Hennessy (F, 1C, 136)
Lucy Wadham, trainer of Backbord "We're going back over fences after he was pulled up in a Southwell hurdle a week ago.