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the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle

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A live threat will be Sir Michael Stoute's Hypoteneuse despite being beaten fairly comprehensively at Pontefract last time.
When did you suddenly see the use in the square on the hypoteneuse of a right-angled triangle being equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides?
In algebra and geometry classes as a kid, my mind used to wander and I was more likely to be thinking about who would win the XYZ Handicap or the Hyperion Stakes than quadratic equations or the square of the hypoteneuse but when I saw Sohcahtoa on the Folkestone card, I knew I should have known what it meant.
Hypoteneuse comes to the race after a 50-day break since her run at Pontefract, when the filly was third under a 6lb penalty following her maiden victory at Bath in July.