Dam of GISW Constellation to Sell at KEENOV

For Royalty( Not For Love-Taft Lil Queen, by Irish Open ), a multiple stakes producer and dam of 2016 GI La Brea S. winner and TDN Rising Star Constellation( Bellamy Road ), will be offered at the upcoming Keelenand November Sale. Consigned by Craig and Holly Bandoroff’s Denali Stud on behalf of the members of WinStar Farm, the 10 -year-old mare sells in foal to Bernardini. ” We are incredibly aroused to be offering a mare the caliber of For Royalty, who at merely 10 years of age has already…

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Off the beaten track in Barbados: readers’ tips-off

Dodging the cruise ships and resorts, our tipsters track down stunning walkings, quiet beaches, lots of local colouring and rum Winning tip: Nigel Benns aunts rum bar, St Andrews The west coast has plenty of swanky bars but you have to go to a local rum bar to get the authentic Barbados drinking experience. Nigel Benns Auntys Bar in the north-east was bought by the British boxer Nigel Benn for his exuberant elderly aunt Lucille. Photograph: tpalmen6 6 Arrange your own transport rather than going with a rum tour group…

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Tapizar Filly Stays Unbeaten at Churchill

7th-CD, $48,392, Alw ( NW2L )/ Opt. Clm ($ 75,000 ), 9-28, 2yo, f, 1mT, 1:37.87, fm. MONOMOY GIRL( f, 2, Tapizar -Drumette, by Henny Hughes) circled the field to win going away in her grassy one-mile unveiling at Indiana Grand Sept. 5 but left nothing to chance Thursday night beneath the Twin Spires, winning in wire-to-wire fashion. Sent straight to the front in a race lacking pace, the chestnut relax with her ears pricked through decidedly moderate fractions. Put to the test on the far turning, she rebroke in…

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Best vacation reads 2017, picked by writers- part two

What to pack along with the aftersun and flipflops? From novels about gay footballers and updated Greek classics to biographies and verse, our guest critics offer their holiday must-reads John Banville Colm Tibn s exhilarating House of Names ( Viking 14.99) is a retelling of Aeschyluss drama on the sacrificing by Agamemnon of his daughter Cassandra and its tragic outcomes, including the murder of Agamemnon by his wife, Clytemnestra. The volume has a controlled, hushed quality, like that of a Morandi still life, which only serves to heighten the terror…

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