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romp home

To deftly or easily win a race, contest, or competition. Primarily heard in UK. With her arch-rival out of commission with a pulled hamstring, the defending champion romped home at the Olympics once again. Showing their utter superiority on the pitch, the boys in blue look set to romp home to a 6–2 victory.
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And Archibald, striking a brilliant vein, did the next three holes in eleven, nine, and twelve; and, romping home, qualified for the final.
But Saints upped the ante in the final quarter, with Matt Dawson (two), Luke Thompson, Sia Soliola and Anthony Laffranchi romping home as the visitors cruised past the 50-point mark.
However, the star for Hove was Seamus Cahill's Millwards Joker, who completed a fivetimer in style, romping home by six lengths in a speedy 26.
WELL that's the X Factor done for another year with James Arthur romping home as the rightful winner.
The unnamed Cambridge man was relying on fouryear-old gelding Red Merlin romping home in the 3.
ZASKAR will fly the flag for Tom Dascombe's Lambourn yard in France next month after romping home in the Ikendi Interiors Fillies' Handicap at Great Leighs.
On the track Cheshire-based trainer Donald McCain junior looks to hold decent each way chances with Romping Home under champion jockey Tony McCoy in the opener, the Lambrini Lovers Mares Only Handicap Hurdle (5.
This six-year-old could scarcely have been more impressive when romping home more than 20 lengths clear in a 16-runner hurdles heat at Chepstow in October.
AC MILAN star Kaka has taken over from Ronaldinho as the darling of Brazilian fans - romping home in a newspaper poll to nominate the nation's No.
The John Quinn-trained gelding, who boasts highclass handicap form on the Flat, looked an exciting recruit to jumping when romping home on his debut at Uttoxeter.
It could have been five and, eight months later was, with Boro romping home 5-1 in the Riverside return.
Unbeaten over fences since being transferred to the County Durham handler from Barry Murtagh, the 11-year-old is as short as 6-1 for the Festival showpiece after romping home in the Pillar Chase at Cheltenham last month.
The Labour Party in Shrewsbury has bucked the national trend after romping home in a by-election for the traditionally safe Belle Vue Ward.
romping home a wire-to-wire winner of the $100,000 Withers for 3-year-olds.
SHAKA'S PEARL, trained by Nick Gifford for owner-breeder Bridget Biddlecombe, landed a gamble from 20-1 in the morning to 6s when romping home in the Tony Ireson Happy Retirement Handicap Chase at Fontwell on Friday.