McGonagall


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McGonagall

William. 1830--?1902, Scottish writer of doggerel, noted for its bathos, repetitive rhymes, poor scansion, and ludicrous effect
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Bear Behind edges out Hamish McGonagall (letf) but the stewards reversed the placings
WITH Tim Easterby's Flat team running into top form, it could be the signal for Hamish McGonagall to lead his rivals a merry dance in the sportingbet.
Other interesting runners include last month's course and distance winner Look Busy from Alan Berry's yard with Slade O'Hara riding and the Tim Easter by trained pair Hamish McGonagall and The Nifty Fox plus Dandy Nicholls' Inxile.
The 73-year-old actress is understood to have had chemotherapy while filming as Minerva McGonagall in the latest Harry Potter film.
Those who backed HAMISH MCGONAGALL at York should look to recouping their losses.
A COLLECTION of poems by William McGonagall were sold for pounds 6600 yesterday.
The 73-year-old veteran actress is understood to have had chemotherapy while filming as Minerva McGonagall in the latest Potter film.
The ten-year-old Borderlescott, winner of the Nunthorpe in 2008 and 2009, will today face the 2011 Knavesmire runner-up Hamish McGonagall, who attempts to repeat his success from 12 months ago in Musselburgh's Betfred Whistlejacket Stakes.
But his detour did him no harm as he galloped away and, once straightened up again, he edged out Hamish McGonagall by a length with Pusey Street Lady a further head away in third.
WILLIAM McGonagall, mocked as one of the least talented writers ever, has been denied a place alongside literary giants such as Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
And an Aberdeen woman has placed pounds 50 at 20-1 that Snape is a hero and pounds 40 at 50-1 that Professor McGonagall is actually a baddie.
Coggan bred the colt in partnership with Whitsbury Manor Stud, under whose banner he was sold, out of Anatase, a daughter of Danehill and Prix Vermeille winner Sharaya who has done her owners proud as the dam of Tim Easterby's highclass sprinter Hamish McGonagall.