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Synonyms for spreadeagle

defeat disastrously

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20 Catterick) Seemingly improved for forcing tactics when spreadeagling a field in a course-and-distance maiden last week.
HOME ALONE: Carry On Katie is on a hat-trick after spreadeagling a high-class field in the Lowther Stakes at Yorkin August
40 Perth SP forecast 4-9 Still has a long way to go to match the exploits of his brother Ollie Magern, but has been doing a fine impression of a classy front-running chaser on fast ground, particularly at the Scottish track when spreadeagling his field to make it 2-3 over fences - it probably would have been 3-3 had he not fallen when taking it up three out at Southwell on his chase debut - and he's clearly a fairly talented recruit.
Vodka answered them in no uncertain terms in the Victoria Mile, spreadeagling her rivals in the pounds 1.
The handicapper is slowly releasing his grip on the four-year-old and, running off 80, the daughter of Giant's Causeway is back to the mark she was on when spreadeagling a decent field at York last June.
She very soon became a much more valuable one, as her close relation Slip Anchor, also racing for Lord Howard de Walden and Cecil, put himself at the top of the tree with his spreadeagling display in the Derby.
8 Generous (1991) The greatest Derby winner of the last 20 years had yet to reach his peak when he scored a spreadeagling five-length victory
5-1 double for John Gosden, spreadeagling his rivals in the seven-furlong handicap, writes Tony Elves.
The 14-year-old received a standing ovation after spreadeagling his open hunter chase rivals, but a gash behind and drying ground is likely to rule him out of a Stratford encore next week.