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Synonyms for pacesetter

a leading instance in its field

a horse used to set the pace in racing

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The pacesetter, he said was likely to take the athletes through a lightning quick 400m of probably 49 low split with perhaps Korir, Kinyamal and McBride who always enjoy front running following very closely behind Amos.
Operating as an independent brokerage and formerly working with a franchise brand, Pacesetter Realty Broker and Owner Jay DeYonker recognized a need for franchise support through tools, resources, education and technology to increase productivity and provide the support independent sales agents require to expand their careers.
* IRI announced the most successful consumer packaged goods launches of 2017 in its New Product Pacesetters report, an industry-recognized benchmark analysis of exceptional first-year new product sales success.
All of the top 10 New Product Pacesetter brands were new market entrants, though many of these - including Dunkin' Donuts Iced Coffee, Nestle Splash and Hershey's Cookie Layer Crunch - certainly benefited from the equity their manufacturers already enjoy in the marketplace.
the PACEsetter Outstanding Project Award for their solar project, a Power Purchase Agreement received by Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE), at the Durham Agricultural Association Fairgrounds in Durham, Connecticut.
Like a Swiss clock, the pacesetters maintained their pace unchanged through 25 kilometres which was covered in 1:25:56.
Meanwhile, Wallasey was rated as a pacesetter in economy and skills and a pillar in infrastructure.
And while there were only four sweet snack Pacesetter brands this year, down from seven in 2015, some brands succeeded by offering indulgence with a healthier-for-you twist.
IRI New Product Pacesetter brands are the 100 largest non-food and 100 largest food and beverage launches of 2015.
But mighty Mercedes had thundered around 357 times, Sauber 223 and pacesetters Ferrari 168.
I've played well out there most of the way around and the course was pretty much for the taking," said Donaldson, just three strokes adrift of early pacesetter from America, Kevin Stadler.
"Chuck" Egerton Jr., department head for Randolph Community College's (N.C.) Photographic Technology Department, received the 2014 E1HS Pacesetter Award from the University of North Carolina School of Health and Human Sciences.
"Consumers want more results with less effort, ideally at a lower price point versus professional services, and Pacesetter non-food manufacturers really delivered in 2012, said Susan Viamari, editor of IRI's Times & Trends newsletter.
In 2012, an estimated 47 percent of food and beverage Pacesetter year-one sales came from outside the traditional grocery, drug and mass merchandise environment.