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speedball

n. [in baseball] a fast (pitched) ball. The pitcher threw a speedball, and I didn’t even see it!
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15) can still rattle along at a decent clip and he will find this a welcome drop in class after meeting some speedballs in the Palace House Stakes at Newmarket.
They will have been taking cocaine, PCP, heroin, speedballs, and anything else they could get their hands on, and after a few days of treatment, I'll suggest a medication and they'll say 'I don't want any drugs,'" Dr.
In the six-furlong Underwood, Lucky Forever was so "sick" all he could manage were splits of :21 1/5, :43 2/5 and :55 3/5 - racing several other speedballs into defeat - before tiring late and finishing second to Powis Castle.
Despite having been largely unconsidered for the Al Quoz A Sprint, which featured a raft of Group One-winning speedballs from across the globe, Hamza turned in a smashing effort to finish sixth.
ROGER CHARLTON is juggling the options for his two speedballs Bated Breath and Genki after their stellar runs at Haydock over the weekend.
AMOUR PROPRE, a sprinter trainer Henry Candy rates on a par with his Group 1-winning speedballs Airwave and Kyllachy, will make his seasonal reappearance at the Newmarket Guineas meeting a week on Sunday, writes Rodney Masters.
The dangerous mixes, dubbed supercigs or speedballs, are sold as cannabis for just several pounds a cigarette but contain highly-addictive heroin.
Tomorrow stages Europe's richest handicap, the totesport Ebor, while Sariska bids to add the Yorkshire Oaks to the Epsom and Curragh varieties on Thursday, before the speedballs clash for the five-furlong Nunthorpe on Friday.
Now Look Here's 10-1 win in the Cammidge Trophy last year followed two seconds in the same race, and it is clear he is in a league of his own when it comes to training early-to-hand speedballs.