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chaff

1. chaffed hay; called also chop.
2. the winnowings from a threshing, consisting of awns, husks, glumes and other relatively indigestible materials.
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The long term attractions of agriculture and commodities remain, though fund managers face a testing time in separating the wheat from the chaff.
Applying this 'chase-starts' system is clearly not going to work all the time, as all chasers are different and develop at different rates, but in many races it seems to be a good way of separating the wheat from the chaff.
WITH no all-weather racing today, a busy day of jumping is in store, and after separating the wheat from the chaff, King Of The Run looks a decent bet to top up the kitty for Cheltenham next week.
The two examples show just how unique different court cases are, and the difficult job judges have in separating the wheat from the chaff to ensure that not only is justice done, but also that individuals are sometimes given the help or a chance to change their future.