red-letter day

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a memorably happy or noteworthy day (from the custom of marking holy days in red on church calendars)

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TORONADO laid down a decent standard for next year's Classics with a hard-fought win in the One Call Insurance Champagne Stakes on a red-letter day for trainer Richard Hannon at Doncaster.
Robin Hutchison, of Ladbrokes, said: "Gray could soon turn into a red-letter day for punters as he's been all the rage since the moment we went up with prices.
It was a real red-letter day for the girl from Norton, Canes, Cannock.
Anthony Bromley: red-letter day for Highflyer Bloodstock
It was certainly a red-letter day for Ceredigion councillor Dai Lloyd-Evans, who sent out his "family horse" Wilbro Douglas for courageous victories in heat and final with Leominster shop-fitter, Patrick Morris.
Verint Systems, a provider of analytics solutions for security and business intelligence, announced plans to acquire Witness Systems, a workforce optimization vendor, marking a red-letter day for the contact center solutions industry.
Says chairman Sam Naylor: "Saturday will be a red-letter day for Cheshire rugby if we can reach a national final and get to Twickenham.
It was a red-letter day for one Fort Bragg soldier the day he got his prosthetic leg.
September 20th must have been a red-letter day for the muckrakers.
It was more of a red-letter day for the passengers than the priests, since the Vatican probably hadn't seen quite so many homosexuals in its halls since, oh, the day before, or the day before that.
July 23, 1983, was - as I wrote in this space at the time - a red-letter day in the annals of organized (or disorganized) athletics.