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Babel, due to the Hebrew root BLL, meaning mix, confuse, rather than the accepted etymon babilu, or "the gate of god" in Akkadian.
BABILU - was staying on nicely in third behind 2-5 chance Kossack in the mile and a half maiden at Ripon, but she ran only twice last season - each time over six furlongs - so this was a big step up in distance.
Mallusk climbed to a rating of 107 after three promising efforts at 2m over hurdles last season - which included a win on his hurdles debut and first start for the trainer at Uttoxeter, where the now 113-rated Babilu was among those behind.
35 Chepstow, nap) The form of his recent Uttoxeter beating of subsequent winner Babilu was initially underestimated by the handicapper, but he is now officially 8lb well-in on that win and even better treated if you consider the best of his Irish figures.
IT MAY have been only a lowly 2m claimer that Babilu battled bravely to collect, but the look of relief on trainer Tony Newcombe's face said plenty.