pivot bridge


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pivot bridge

[′piv·ət ′brij]
(civil engineering)
A bridge in which a span can open by pivoting about a vertical axis.
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That Fairyhouse run earned Desertmore Stream a 5lb hike up the ratings but he is still 10lb better off with Pivot Bridge for a threelength beating.
Ado McGuinness, trainer of Pivot Bridge I might go to Punchestown next week with him and this will sweeten him up.
At Galway, Pivot Bridge was pipped by Pyromaniac in a handicap over today's trip, form boosted when the winner opened his hurdling account at Killarney on Saturday.
A three-time winner over hurdles and also successful three times on the Flat, Pivot Bridge will be renewing rivalry with Fethard Player, Waxies Dargle - fifth in this race 12 months ago, - Henry Higgins, Mrs Macveale and Western Boy, all of whom were behind him when he finished sixth in a competitive handicap at the Punchestown festival.
Ado McGuinness, trainer of Pivot Bridge He wouldn't want it to get much quicker than it is.
The winner was Macnicholson, followed by Pivot Bridge with Oscar Buzz in third place.
15 Bellewstown Download The Free Racing Post Mobile App Handicap 1m4f ATR Card page 61 BELLEWSTOWN is Ado McGuinness's local track and the trainer is represented by the versatile six-year-old Pivot Bridge, who was beaten a short head over today's trip at the Galway festival and will be bidding for a third Flat win to go with his three victories over hurdles.
BLUE HELL WON twice over hurdles in France before joining Tony Mullins and, after an eye-catching Irish debut behind Abbyssial, started favourite and travelled like a winner for most of the journey before finishing third to Pivot Bridge in his first handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse.
15: PIVOT BRIDGE (G J Phillips, 8-1) 1; Well Insured (8-1) 2; Bog War (6-4f) 3.
Busy bees Bold Thady Quill, Potomac and Pivot Bridge were all in action at the Curragh on Saturday and run again here.
10: PIVOT BRIDGE (D E Splaine, 12-1) 1; Billybuster (12-1) 2; Charging Indian (14-1) 3.
The Ado McGuinnesstrained Pivot Bridge (12-1) outbattled front-runner Billybuster to win by half a length in the Tommy Tiernan Live Tonight At Gowran Park Handicap Hurdle.