battle line


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the line along which warring troops meet

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Battle Line contests the pounds 5 Minimum Stake On 0800 329393 Selling Stakes, again partnered by Jimmy Fortune, and although McAuliffe would have preferred a lower draw, he is confident the extended mile will suit his runner.
McAuliffe, trainer of Battle Line, bought his horse back at the auction but, now the result has been reversed, his costs are not covered by second-place prize-money.
Stand down is a military term for rest and recuperation for troops who have become fatigued on the battle line.
The three-year-old filly was relegated to second because the stewards felt that the accidental interference she had caused to Battle Line, ridden by Jimmy Fortune, inside the final furlong had improved her position.
Reid appealed after the Lingfield stewards demoted Dispol Evita to second following her half-length defeat of Battle Line in the Littlewoods Bet Direct On 0800 329393 Selling Stakes on Tuesday.
People always feel secure that there's someone on the battle line fighting for them.
Her trainer, Andrew Reid, called for a centralised, immediate appeals operation at Portman Square, while Kevin McAuliffe, trainer of Battle Line, who lost out at the appeal, insisted his horse would not have been demoted yesterday but for the desire to appear consistent over the recent Boring Goring ruling.
KEVIN McAULIFFE, trainer of Battle Line, said yesterday that the furore over the Boring Goring case at Exeter influenced the Jockey Club's Disciplinary Committee when it overturned the decision to demote Dispol Evita at Lingfield.
Severely wounded in four separate battles, he continues to fight, gaining admiration and respect of soldiers on both sides of the battle line.
The Lingfield panel got it well and truly wrong when they threw out Dispol Evita for accidentally brushing past Battle Line on Tuesday.
At Exeter, where Boring Goring almost knocked over the runner-up Keltic Heritage, the officials decided it hadn't, but at Lingfield yesterday, when Dispol Evita edged left and caused Jimmy Fortune on Battle Line to switch, they decided it had.
The 4-5 favourite, trained by Andrew Reid, appeared to run out a comfortable half-a-length winner from Battle Line despite interfering with the runner-up inside the final furlong.
Dispol Evita (Martin Dwyer) passed the post a half-length in front of Battle Line (Jimmy Fortune), the latter having made ground after having to be pulled around his rival just inside the furlong marker.
During times of conflict, this system can be deployed to gather intelligence information forward of the battle line.
THE Lingfield stewards left punters and racing professionals in a state of shock yesterday when they disqualified the odds-on favourite Dispol Evita and placed her second following her half-length defeat of Battle Line.
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