In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- My first commentaries came at various midland point-to-points between studying for my O-Levels, and my first call came in company with the public address announcer at Stratford, the marvellously named Cloudsley Marsham.
- As an amateur jockey Twiston-Davies won 17 races under rules and 17 in point-to-points.
- Based at a small stables in Yorkshire, he took to the track following pressure from connections in the mid-1980s when they wanted to give their charge a step up from point-to-points.
- ‘I have a horse called Bobby George at home and I work on a farm that keeps racing horses for point-to-points,’ she said.
- How are events, point-to-points and hunter trials, and all of the activities associated with training, getting and keeping a hunter fit viewed in terms of your definition of what is or is not a full-time hunting equivalent horse?
- Some years ago, however, the Jockey Club drew up contingency plans in anticipation of a ban, which will allow horses to race in point-to-points even if they are unable to participate in hunting.
- A dual-winner of point-to-points, Hallrule won a modest race under rules at Hexham last time and looks like a horse to keep on the right side.
- Our stands appear at point-to-points, country fairs, horse trials and game fairs.
- Daughter Emma, who is the third generation of Braders to ride in point-to-points, also won on Duchess Account.
- A focus group, much loved by the Labour urbanites, would soon reveal just who organises the country fairs, point-to-points, hunt balls, race nights, bridge nights, and pony club.
- Having tried it, the point-to-points take a back seat in my life now, because polo is the sort of sport that really hooks you, draws you in and doesn't let go.
- I rode in point-to-points for three or four years whilst I was at vet college; I rode a few winners, but got a bit too heavy.
- Tales Of Bounty, who has been in good form in point-to-points, looks the one to be on in the race named in memory of jump-racing's most fervent supporter.
- My son David trained him for point-to-points and helps tremendously.
- They hunted with her, ran her in point-to-points and in due course, bred from her and she was the grand dam of the great Gold Cup winner himself.
- All sorts of rude things have been said in the past about Omni Cosmo Touch, the winner of two point-to-points and a hunter chase early in the year.
- Racing and point-to-points came high on his agenda, where he met people from far and wide.
- If it is banned, have the opponents thought about the future of activities such as point-to-points, pony clubs and agricultural shows regularly sponsored by local hunts?
- She has been a trainer for about two-and-a-half years but before that she rode in point-to-points and was a pupil assistant to Paul Cole.
- Trained on Tyneside by Pauline Robson, an accomplished amateur rider, King Barry was a dual winner in point-to-points before succumbing to a leg problem.
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