Rob Roy


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Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)

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In observance of National Missing Children's Day, Rob Roy Academy will join with other cosmetology and barbering schools nationwide to raise money for NCMEC.
This year's acquisition is Rob Roy, a handsome son of Lear Fan whose three career victories include the Joel Stakes and Sandown Mile.
They plan to run tests on pieces of glass and pottery found there to see if they date from Rob Roy McGregor's time.
Rob Roy won a Group 3 at Newmarket last season before finding the Champion Stakes a shade too far at the same course.
The victim was not a regular in the Rob Roy and was not known to staff and customers who were in the pub at the time.
Zenno Rob Roy has settled in well at his temporary lodging with Geoff Wragg at Newmarket.
The master of Freemason Lodge has already won the historic contest with Shadeed, Doyoun, Entrepreneur, King's Best and Golan, and Rob Roy looks another ace in the pack for the UltimatePoker.
It may be that we are all whistling in the dark trying to get this very fine colt beaten, but having first put Rob Roy up for the Guineas in this column at 25-1 six months ago I am not going to give up the faith now.
1 favorite Zenno Rob Roy emerged victorious after staging a head-to-head duel with Tap Dance City down the wire, winning his third crown in as many Grade One races at the Arima Kinen on Sunday.
The British challenge on the Grade One Japan Cup ended in disappointment yesterday, with Phoenix Reach faring best as he finished a respectable sixth behind Zenno Rob Roy.
Rob Roy claims that being enslaved by a mortgage is ridiculous, and totally unnecessary.
Liam Neeson's romantic film portrayal of Rob Roy MacGregor gave the area fresh appeal and his escapades can be traced in the glens and forest trails where he defied the rapacious Duke of Montrose.
The dialect-impaired performances of Jessica Lange and Liam Neeson aside, the production of Rob Roy was responsibly driven by native talent and resources.
LOS ANGELES--Following on the heels of the movie's release a few weeks ago, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has introduced Rob Roy Legend of the Mist, insider's CD-ROM guide to the movie and Rob Roy.
SUNDAY MAIL May 22, 1932 Glasgow Perthshire 2, Rob Roy 1 After 40 years of endeavour Glasgow Perthshire, at Firhill yesterday, won the Scottish Junior Cup at the expense of Kirkintilloch Rob Roy.