The sea stretched away to
the south-west, to rise into a sharp bright horizon against the wan sky.
While waiting for them, I stood looking out over the river, my back toward the woods that stretched away to
the east behind me.
The highway had lain through the swelling vineyard country, which stretched away to
the north and east in gentle curves, with many a peeping spire and feudal tower, and cluster of village houses, all clear cut and hard in the bright wintry air.
Kovera had previously finished second at Southwell and connections may well want to run him again soon given that he stretched away to
win by 18 lengths.
Gallagher held a 4-2 lead after five ends, but Humphreys slowly grew into the game and with a run of eight consecutive winning ends, he stretched away to
a 15-6 victory.
Back on quicker terrain for the Arkle, Paddy Brennan's mount, a 33-1 shot, looked a threat to Willie Mullins' hotpot at the last before Un De Sceaux stretched away to
win by six lengths.
Hymenaios raced in a mid position till entering the straight and started to improve inside the last 300 metres, who then stretched away to
win quite comfortably.
Burnage built up a 19-5 interval lead and stretched away to
31-5 after the break.
KENYAN Ezekiel Cherop stretched away to
a convincing victory in the Hatton 5- mile multi-terrain run.
He stretched away to
secure a wide-margin win when stepped up to three miles on his latest outing and is up to winning another outing over timber.
Solihull and Small Heath' s Tom Parsons shrugged off a failure at his opening height of 2.05m to take second place in the high jump with a successful third attempt clearance at 2.18m After Cannock and Stafford's AAA 5,000m silver medallist Tom Humphries had made most of the early running, Birmingham University steeplechaser Luke Gunn, running as a guest competitor, stretched away to
win in the 3,000m flat race from AAA Under-23 5000m champion Scott Overall (Windsor, Slough, Eton and Hounslow) Rebecca Peake who, like Gunn, hails from Derby, built on her confidence-boosting performance at the European Under 23Championships by winning the women's shot put event with a second-round effort of 15.41m.
A sluggish start saw bogeys cost him the first two holes against the former US Open champion, who stretched away to
a five-hole lead after only eight.
The six-year-old, who has struck up such a fine relationship with Joe Fanning over the past couple of seasons, stretched away to
score by two-and-a-half-lengths.
He stretched away to
win as he pleased by 15 lengths from Bear On Board with Artic Jack 21 lengths back in third.
David Evans sent the gelding clear early in the straight and he stretched away to
leave the rest toiling in his wake.