MELBOURNE Cup heroine Ethereal
has been retired from racing, writes Syd Brennan.
Vela added: "Last year [Melbourne Cup runner-up] Give The Slip was only a length and a quarter behind Stay Gold and Fantastic Light in the Sheema Classic, so I think Ethereal
would have a realistic chance."
Godolphin's globe-trotting Kutub is a possible Vase rival for Ethereal
, who just got the better of Kutub's stablemate Give The Slip in Australia's biggest race last week.
The Melbourne Cup is, of course, a handicap, and Ethereal
was getting 7lb from the narrow runner-up.
Laxon had seen only one other Melbourne Cup-when Empire Rose, trained by husband Laurie, won the race 13 years ago-and she explained that an assault on this year's renewal was only an afterthought following Ethereal
's victory in last month's Caulfield Cup.
"I could hear Ethereal
coming and my fellow just had nothing left.
His watercolor technique is simple and quick, allowing him to generate faint, Turin Shroud-like impressions whose ethereal
rootlessness mirrors that of their otherworldly subjects.
Coral: 3 Universal Prince, 7 Ethereal
, 10 Big Pat, Rain Gauge, Sky Heights, 12 Persian Punch, Marienbard, 14 Give The Slip, Kaapstad Way, 16 Freemason, 20 bar.
Enclosed by its ethereal
glass envelope (the transparency makes circulation immediately comprehensible), the new station forms a bold civic landmark in a part of London that greatly needs such gestures.
It is accompanied by Cava's music as well as by a mumbled quotation from Dylan Thomas's "Fern Hill." The occasionally bathetic movement was passionately performed by Cava-Parker Dance member Ryan Corriston, with Tran--who performed seemingly nonstop for two hours--looking appropriately ethereal
as the object of grief, and truly eloquent in the tender moments.
The amplified sound of clock motors provides an ethereal
aural accompaniment, similar to--but more muted than--the eerie Whitney soundtrack.
Most followers of big-race trends will be focusing predominantly on one horse in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup-Caulfield Cup winner Ethereal
The glowing mesh combines with coloured light from cars and streetlights to give the sculpture a disembodied, ethereal
The score by Sweet Honey in the Rock, vocalist Philip Hamilton, and Fahali Igbo was ethereal
Architect Sylvie de la Dure worked with four photographer friends to transform her Provencal dream house into an exhibition space, where, for example, Mercadier (who was "On" in 2003) taped a miniretrospective of her ethereal
reworked Polaroids directly to the walls of the living room, divested of all but a piano for the occasion.