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prelim

A shortening of "preliminary," referring to some event that precedes and often determines something else. Usually used in the plural ("prelims"). I can't believe last year's champions were eliminated in the prelims this year. These prelims will determine the entire course of your collegiate career.

prelims

n. preliminary examinations. (Collegiate.) What do you have to do to get the degree after you pass your prelims?
See also: prelim
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Pat Casey: Another OTC Elite member advances from 1,500 prelims with sixth-best time.
I hope it has been a good experience for all the participants and here's wishing everyone the very best for the mega prelims," he added.
More results have come at Union Hall dressage with a first in prelim 19 and second in prelim13.
OUTLANE Prelim: M Cox (1) (Lockwood) v G Illingworth (scr) (Milnsbridge), D Armitage (4) (Hemplow) v P Hirst (5) (Lowerhouses), C Perry (5) (Marsden Park) v R Sutton (scr) (Meltham), B Gibson (scr) (Meltham) v G Fellows (3) (Meltham), D Pollard (scr) (Cowcliffe) v P Green (scr) (Brockholes), G Brook (scr) (Netherton) v F Griffin (scr) (Waterloo), S Kelly (5) (Bradley-Colne) v R Manning (scr) (Lockwood), B Summers (4) (Canalside) v A Broughton (4) (Almondbury Lib).
Prelim 18 Qualifier: 1 Sarah Squires, Hot Opposition, O, 64.17%; 2 Sam Watson, Tribute M, O, 59.58%; 1 Mark Jackson, Fletcher McKay, R, 72.08%; 2 Sally Herron, Mayflower VI, R, 67.08%; 3 Gillian Bassett, Djerko Van De Pluimert, R, 67.08%.
Play starts at 11am in Sunday's second qualifer for the Rosebowl, when the three winners from the Prelims make up 16 in the first round.
"This was only our second outing, having been placed fifth in both prelims on our first outing at Richmond in December.
Prelims: A) R Mallinson/M Sweeney v J Ollerenshaw/R Whitwam, B &P Walsh v A Byrnes/M Taylor, S Mallinson/J Brown v R Hallas/P Sunderland First Round: D Hallas/S Hirst v A & P Hulley, J Greenhalgh/J McMahon v M Peacock/M Hinchliffe, D &P Peacock v M Heap/W Dews, D Fuller/A Daykin v R & P Hulley, B Swift/C Moxon v L & P Peacock, L Mosley/A Rose v A & P Peacock, J & P Hulley v Winner of A.
In the junior sections, the spotlight was on 14-year-old Whitley Bay rider Josie Orde and her 10-year-old piebald pony gelding, Del Boy, who together won Prelim 4 test.
November: 4 Griffin Rosebowl Final, 11 Pairs Prelim, 18 Sixteen, 24 Sixteen, 25 Pairs Final.
"It is our second affiliated event after completing a Prelim 15 class at Holmeside Hall to finish in second place.
At Almondbury BC tomorrow - Prelim: (A) Brian Hallas (Lib, 5) v Courtney Allert (Lib, 4), Andrew Wike (Lib, 3) v Ashley Battye (Lib, 6), Alan Farrington (Lib, 6) v Alan Battye (Lib, 3), David Smart (Lib, 6) v Robert Battye (Lib, 3), Peter McWilliam (Lib/BC, 4) v Jamie Shaw (BC, 5).
CRAMLINGTON rider Lesley Taylor came a stride closer to a personal ambition this month after taking third place in the British Dressage Championships Prelim Final on her own nine-year-old 15.2hh pure bred black Trakhener gelding Rossgold Galiano II.
Abbie, from Longframlington, was engaged in a second Prelim battle with her friend Catherine Simpson, riding her own Jewel In The Crown in the series.
The current conditions index dipped to 110.7 (111.1 prelim) versus June's 111.9.