dobbin


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a quiet plodding workhorse

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Dobbin clearly and systematically examines the response of each nation to four functional problems faced by the emerging railway industry--planning, finance, technical and managerial co-ordination, and pricing.
New Delhi, June 27 ( ANI ): US Special Representative for Afghanistan andPakistan, James Dobbins, on Thursday said that the elections in Afghanistan, scheduled next year, should be given more importance than the ongoing efforts to get representatives of Taliban for a round of peace talks.
CIARAN Dobbin was the toast of St Louis Grammar, Ballymena when he banged home five goals in their 7-4 Intermediate semi-final win over St Brigid's College.
Now a man calling himself Dobbin Horsome claims to be the culprit.
MIRAGE DORE is set to embark on a chasing campaign this winter under the care of his former jockey-turned-trainer Rose Dobbin, writes Judy Pearson.
The dappled grey rocking horse called Dobbin, much beloved by parents and children at the old hospital, has been given a new lease of life after staff lobbied for his re-instatement.
Connections of Point Barrow weren't exactly thinking that way when they asked Tony Dobbin, who is to retire from the saddle at Carlisle on Thursday, to ride their Aintree hopeful, but they were obviously looking for the best available man for the job.
Turpin Green, placed in Grade One company last term, made a successful return at Carlisle as he provided the highlight of a near 16-1 treble for jockey Tony Dobbin.
Dobbin passed away in Beachy Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, surrounded by members of his family.
TONY DOBBIN had fun in the sun at Haydock yesterday notching a double on Circassian and Jazz d'Estruval, who put a promising career right back on the road to the top.
Tony Dobbin still hopes to be fit to ride Brooklyn Breeze in the Paddy Power Gold Cup despite suffering a bruising fall at Taunton.
And fittingly it was Richards and Lungo who provided Dobbin with his winners.
TONY DOBBIN, who brought his star-studded riding career to a close last year, saddled his first winner under rules when Luksar, ridden by his wife Rose, justified favouritism in the Royal Caledonian Buccleuch Cup.
Tony Dobbin missed out on Market Rasen last night after being kicked on his thigh by Ash Millshaw after the Claiming Hurdle at Bangor-on-Dee on Friday.
Simon Dobbin, 41, who was born and brought up in Ormskirk, was left fighting for his life after being kicked in the head after the match between Cambridge United and Southend United on Saturday.