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Synonyms for backcloth

scenery hung at back of stage

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Backcloth hardly turned a hair on his return, in contrast to his supporters who had been made to sweat, a point not lost on his trainer John Dunlop.
Sent off a 5-6 chance, Backcloth was held up before making smooth headway to challenge two furlongs out but made heavy weather of beating Turtle Valley by a head with the third 10 lengths away.
The form has since been boosted, with the winner following up at Ascot, and confidence is running high at Arundel that Backcloth can recoup earlier losses on the stiff Esher track.
At the time Clarendon did not receive full credit for the win because attention focused on the favourite Backcloth, who was set plenty to do and then got hampered by a faller.
But he added, 'There are a number of factors to counter-balance this: the difficult economic backcloth, fragility in corporate sentiment and continuing concerns about major geo-political occurrences.
Wind solos in the songful second movement could have done with an oodle more fantasy and projection, and percussion were perhaps a touch tentative as the work approached its manic conclusion, but in general the youngsters provided a wonderful backcloth for the delightful soloist So-Ock Kim.
With the two big scores as a backcloth, Bangor players might be lulled towards complacency but the boss reckons otherwise.
BACKCLOTH is fully expected to return to form and land the Mark Alleyne Benefit Handicap (4.
All professionals in this scenario had to operate against a backcloth of insufficient resources, overloaded systems, huge workloads and a lack of comprehensive procedures.
In the great ballroom scene I found the hard and ugly lighting on the red backcloth a problem.
Indeed, it is the backcloth of the region's economy.
The free-running favourite Backcloth was beaten fully two furlongs out to sink big bets that had forced the John Dunlop runner to 8-13 in the 13-runner handicap.
Darkness and dissonance continue against a pale Vivaldian backcloth, demanding from the alto soloist highly attuned responses of colour and projection.
We have seen successful growth in our core business against a backcloth of intense competition.
BY far the best bet from this region today is John Dunlop's Backcloth in the French Horn At Solling Handicap at Windsor (7.