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The oscillation of a controlled variable, such as the temperature of a thermostat, around its set point. See: hunting reaction.
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But when Bill, 50, set foot there he was chauffeur-driven to the King's palace and given the title The Lion Hunter.
On that occasion at the Yorkshire track, In Disguise led from the gate and kept enough in reserve to repel the late thrust of Lion Hunter.
The John Dunlop-trained gelding finished a good second in a handicap at Doncaster on his reappearance prior to winning a maiden at Pontefract, where he dictated the pace and ran on gamely for pressure to beat Lion Hunter by half-a-length.
Australia Eight syndicate members who held shares in Lion Hunter, Australia's champion first-season sire of 2001-02 who was put down after a paddock accident in 2004, are suing Neville Stewart, the manager of Oaklands Stud in Queensland, where the son of Danehill sustained his injury.
The seven lives of Colonel Patterson; how an Irish lion hunter led the Jewish Legion to victory.
The Lion Hunter begins a new story, with many of the same characters from the previous books.
In Disguise was always tending to hang off the rails in the Yorkshire Racing Club Median Auction Maiden Stakes, but Fallon was equal to him, and having led from the outset the John Dunlop-trained colt stayed on well to hold off Lion Hunter by half a length.
7 Lion Hunter The late Lion Hunter broke the world record for the most wins in one season by a stallion's progeny when scoring his 240th victory of the 2006-07 Australian season via Clever Cat at Alice Springs on July 22.