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Horses about Newmarket
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Following a contest, 13 artists had been chosen to color life-sized mannequin horses, basing their design on the title of a 2000 Guineas winner.
The 13 horses, which have been painted by artists utilizing the theme of Guineas winners, are a part of the mission Horse About Newmarket, an initiative organised by Newmarket Town Council and the brainchild of city councillor Joy Uney.
Sixteen smaller horses had been painted by native colleges, youth organisations and charities
The mission has been sponsored by native companies, Forest Heath District Council and Suffolk County Council with portray supplies equipped by the artwork division of Newmarket retailer Tindalls.
They had been on show on the racecourse the weekend of the QIPCO Guineas Festival.
After that they had been moved to places around the city the place they may stay all through the summer season earlier than they’re offered to lift cash for charity in a silent public sale at Tattersalls, with 80% of the earnings being shared between two native charities, Racing Welfare and St. Nicholas Hospice, the rest going to the artists.
At a gala night held at The Severals sports activities pavilion, the horses had been judged and the profitable three chosen. Top prize went to Emily Jarvis for her Interpreter, in second was Frances Wray with See The Stars and third was Esther Albone with Wizard.
Competition judges had been Lloyd Hughes, artwork instructor at Scaltback Middle School, Lorna Peck, head of artwork at Newmarket College and Julia George, a trainee instructor on the faculty.
1 ‘Only For Life’ Jac Butt
2 ‘Sea The Stars’ Rachel Drury
3 ‘Atlantic’ Jacquie Jones
4 ‘Nectar’ Kevin Yarrow
5 ‘Cockney Rebel’ Chris Winch
6 ‘Ten Winners In Blue’ Jilly Cunningham
7 ‘Sea The Stars’ Stuart Roy
8 ‘Shadeed’ Kirsty Sharman
9 ‘Wizard’ Esther Albone
10 ‘Mystiko’ Stella Frangleton
11 ‘Sunstar’ Anne Ward
12 ‘See The Stars’ Frances Wray
13 ‘Interpreter’ Emily Jarvis
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Title: The Persian problem; an examination of the rival positions of Russia and Great Britain in Persia, with some account of the Persian gulf and the Bagdad railway
Year: 1903 (1900s)
Authors: Whigham, Henry James, 1869-
Subjects: Baghdad Railway Eastern question (Central Asia)
Publisher: London Isbister
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
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y of the brand new Russian street.The second goes from Tiflis to Erivan, and thereafterdown the valley of the Aras to Julfa and on to Tabriz.The extra direct of the 2 would naturally appearto be the Baku-Resht route ; at the least this wouldreach Teheran by the shortest line. To go awayback to Tiflis to be able to attain the capital of Persia,which lies in virtually the wrong way, is appar-ently to undertake a most roundabout methodology of strategy.Yet a look on the map will reveal the truth thatTiflis, Erivan, and Tabriz are actually on the naturalline of communication between the economic centresof Russia and Teheran, supplied all the time that thegreat Caucasus vary could be pierced by the ironroad. Vladikavkaz is barely 136 miles by the famousmilitary chaussee from Tiflis, and one can hardly doubtthat this connection will finally be made, thussaving between 500 or 600 miles of the lengthy detourby approach of Baku. In the meantime a railway has been pushed overthe Anti-Caucasus to Alexandropol, and from there
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I n d tan Ocean MAP SHOWING RELATIVE POSITIONS OF RUSSIA AND PERSIA Plack traces present railways current. Dotted traces present railways incourse of building RUSSIAS ADVANCE ON PERSIA 407 traces run south-west to Kars and south-east toErivan, and no farther impediment, besides the bridgingof the Aras at Julfa, lies between the Russian rail-head at Erivan and Tabriz, whereas from Tabriz toTeheran the best way lies equally open. The RussianAuthorities has evidently chosen this route for thepresent as opposed to the Baku-Resht-Teheranline—which should finally observe—partly perhapsbecause it doesn’t come into direct competitors withthe subsidised steamers of the Kavkaz-Merkur onthe Caspian, partly as a result of it’s the most direct wayof reaching Persia, supplied Vladikavkaz can bejoined to Tiflis, and partly as a result of the portion of theline from Tiflis to Alexandropol kills, strategicallyspeaking, two birds with one stone, for it permits theGovernment to determine a railway base at Karsagainst Turke
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