the sport of kings


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the sport of kings

Horse racing. I find it supremely ironic that what my father-in-law called the sport of kings ended up costing him his life savings.
See also: king, of, sport

the sport of kings

horse racing.
See also: king, of, sport
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With heart racing, I watched the game, vowing as always never to do so again for 'health's sake', but every season, I am inexorably drawn to the venue, where with bated breath, I stand witness to an ancient relationship between man and horse as they indulge in the Sport of Kings Polo.
On a weekend when Bayang Karerista everywhere definitely pays attention to the Sport of Kings, Guce, of the Philippines' famed family of jockeys, will again remind me of the dream that flashes in his mind each time he steers his mount to a win at Los Alamitos Race Course near Los Angeles.
The Sport of Kings series, which includes Red Rum and Shergar, cost from PS14.
It's one of the sports of the summer - and the Sport of Kings, of course - and Castell Polo is back in Cardiff this June.
The Sport of Kings ought to welcome them with open arms.
Sir Gareth and fellow Welsh rugby legend Martyn Williams took in the Sport of Kings, along with former Olympic athletes Derek Redmond and Jamie Baulch.
From December to April, players from all over the world converge on the polo grounds, and the Sunday matches draw a stylish-looking crowd to cheer on the sport of kings.
For anyone who appreciates the Sport of Kings this issue is paramount.
If there is one thing racing should consider, in the wake of Cecil's death, it is to remember horseracing should your gives your gives be the sport of kings AND the masses.
It truly is the Sport of Kings and can produce wonderful drama like on Saturday.
The achievements in his racing life, though many, are a mere ripple compared to how he impacted upon those earning their living from the Sport of Kings.
All of this, coupled with the raw excitement of rushing wings and blazing shotguns truly makes fowling the sport of kings.
He said: "It shows how attitudes have changed over recent years when fans are made welcome to the Sport of Kings and encouraged to socialise among themselves and race goers outside the football season.
The sport of kings and the kings of crime; horse racing, politics, and organized crime in New York, 1865-1913.