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a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire

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Remarkably, the pair hail from a first crop that numbered just 36 foals, while both are out of mares by Mind Games, who will stand alongside Firebreak, Major Cadeaux and Indesatchel - whose first crop race next year - at the Shropshire stud.
One horse certain to be there is Atavus and Margarson would have no fears about his charge taking on Firebreak again after finishing a near four lengths fifth to his rival in Goodwood's Group Three Charlton Hunt Supreme Stakes last time out.
Balding said Border Arrow will appreciate give underfoot for his bid in Wednesday's Group One contest, while Firebreak, unbeaten in both starts, will bid to restore the Kingsclere stable's once-proud fortunes in the two-year-old contest.
The syndicate, celebrating its 21st anniversary, has campaigned the likes of Firebreak, Gateman and Drumfire and enjoyed a good season in 2009, winning six races with five horses and over pounds 70,000 in prize-money.
Nuneaton and Bedworth's Firebreak team members were: Shaun Raymond and Katie Shepherd, of Manor Park Community School, and Sam Woods, Ricky Barlow, Robin Bertram, Danny Webster, Corinne Butler-Kincade, David Courts, Nick Wilks, Anton Boyden, Danielle Tarling and Matthew Cardill from Nicholas Chamberlaine School.
FORM GUIDE: FIREBREAK - 7-2co-fav (9-0) Tracked leader until slightly outpaced over 2f out, shaken up 1f out, quickened to lead close home, won at Goodwood 5f 2yo maiden (D) gf in May beating High Finale (8-6) by a hd, 7 ran.
Stands at Bearstone Stud FIREBREAK got off the mark as a sire in fine style last month when his first runner, the Pat Eddery-trained Hearts Of Fire, won the Brocklesby at Doncaster.
Vicky, a member of the Mossburn animal centre staff, becomes upset while feeding Nicky - one of the goats due to be culled at the refuge for rescued animals in Dumfries and Galloway under the foot-and-mouth firebreak cull rule
PHOTO (1) A crew cuts a firebreak to protect Valencia Summit Park homes Tuesday afternoon during a small blaze that was started by a welder's torch.
In particular, in the representational tendered services to the production, delivery and assembly of about 10 glass (partially firebreak resistant) tubular frame elements, consisting partly of fixed side panels, Fixglaselementen and doors with or without skylights, which include are equipped with door closers, panic function, switch lock, door drives, hinges and handles and oppressors.
Firebreak, introduced by Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service, teaches pupils about teamwork and responsibility.
A team of vets, officials and army troops moved into the property in Glasserton, near Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, this evening after Mrs Hoffe lost a court battle to overturn an order to kill her sheep as part of a firebreak cull.
Compare that with the safety of a natural firebreak provided by the golf course.
JUVENILES by Arakan, Firebreak, Le Vie Dei Colori, Trade Fair and Whipper will be bidding to give their sires the first success of their stud careers today when lining up in the 5f Williamhill.
I'm not at all sure that I wouldn't want a firebreak from politics,' he said.