chalk pit

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a quarry for chalk


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The 13-year-old gelding enjoyed a seven-year career as a racehorse, but since his retirement from the track in 2015 Beware Chalk Pit has been on different journey, rapidly climbing the ranks in the show-ring, competing and enjoying success at venues beyond the wildest dreams of his rider, Rebecca Court.
However, it was 12-year-old Beware Chalk Pit, a regular around Plumpton for trainer Jonathan Geake, who took the overall title to crown a superb 18 months in the show ring since retiring from racing in January last year.
More than 80 years ago they bought Highdown - and with it an old chalk pit.
Virtually guaranteed an uncontested lead, Quartz Du Montceau clearly has little to fear from Hobb's Dream - beaten an aggregate of 100 lengths on her last four outings - while top-weight Beware Chalk Pit will require a career-best performance to concede him 15lb on ground which is certain to be tacky and testing.
25 1 DUSHY VALLEY (IRE) (James Best) 13-2 2 Beware Chalk Pit (IRE) (2-1 Fav) 3 Kaycee (10-1) 7 ran 9, 6.
This success led to a rise in popularity and the club was forced to move to an old chalk pit in Rosary Road, nicknamed 'The Nest'.
The body of a teenage girl is discovered in a chalk pit and suspicion soon falls on local hardman Ray Harper's son Andy and his friend after tyre tracks found at the scene point to their involvement.
In all she was missing for 10 days, her car found abandoned in a chalk pit, and when she reappeared in a hotel in Harrogate she claimed to have no memory of what had passed.
One of the German works acquired by the Barber during the 1990s was The Chalk Pit, a page from the sketchbook kept by Otto Dix when he was serving in the trenches during the First World War.
The car shot off a cliff into a flooded chalk pit in Arlesey, Bedfordshire, known as The Blue Lagoon, killing the three youngsters.
The vehicle landed on its roof and sank into a flooded chalk pit, known locally as the Blue Lagoon.
Claire Armstrong, 23, of Luton, dabbed her eyes with a tissue as she described how she tried desperately to rescue the youngsters from the flooded chalk pit known as the Blue Lagoon in Arlesey, Bedfordshire, in July last year.
City also built a new ground in a disused chalk pit in 1908 and christened it 'The Nest'.
But you have to go to Bluewater - a former chalk pit - to fully appreciate the place.
Tragedy struck on July 28 last year when Barker, his girlfriend Claire Armstrong, aged 23, friend Ryan Purdy, aged 22, and the children had visited a flooded chalk pit known as the Blue Lagoon at Arlesey, Beds.