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An exercise performed on a stationary bicycle adjusted to various resistance, simulating different road pitches
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In the Distaff on the same course 11 years ago, leader Go For Wand broke down inside the final furlong and had to be put down.
In spinning, thread is drawn from the distaff, a short wand split at one end to hold flax, wool, or some other natural fiber.
A late British or Primitive Welsh *lor3- `staff, club, spearshaft' would give Old English lorh, lorg `pole, weaver's beam, distaff', attested in the early glosses, and apparently characteristic of Mercian dialect, in the part of England nearest Wales.
In the distaff side, Group A is composed of Ateneo, Adamson, La Salle and UE while Group B has FEU, NU, UP and UST.
vvFIVE-YEAR-OLD mare Taris landed a rousing success for ex-pat British trainer Simon Callaghan and the Coolmore team in the Grade 1 Humana Distaff.
Remixing ideas from "The Hangover" and "Knocked Up." but retooled for China's distaff demographic, this date movie is at once sweetly whimsical and full of balky sexual wisecracks.
And SELINKA has a good chance of reversing Royal Ascot running with Barshiba in the Listed Addleshaw Goddard Distaff Stakes (3.45).
Perhaps it's a mistake to try to glean political messages from prime-time television, but Geena Davis' turn as a distaff Richard Nixon suggests that if there's anything the left and the right can agree on, it's the glory of the imperial presidency.
Rock of Gibraltar faces stiff opposition for the title of Horse of the Year from Azeri, impressive when landing the Breeders' Cup Distaff, Whitney Handicap winner Left Bank and Kentucky Derby victor War Emblem.
The fact the competition was a women's cup and the team played with the kind of skill we still hope the men will one day rediscover made the whole event a terrific rebuttal to the critics of the distaff side of the union code.
Frankie Dettori will ride Crimplene in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.
The first movement is the distaff counterpart of Soldier Songs, featuring willowy Laura Cazzaniga with Anna Grabka and Boulogne, their leggy, lyric phrases mirrored by the women's corps.