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Barnet

(bär`nət), outer borough (1991 pop. 283,000) of Greater London, SE England. Although mainly residential, manufactures there include automobile and aircraft parts, electrical components, and beverages. At the battle of Barnet (1471) during the Wars of the Roses, Edward IV of the House of York defeated the Lancastrian Richard Neville, earl of Warwick. Neville died in the fighting.

Barnet

a borough of N Greater London: scene of a Yorkist victory (1471) in the Wars of the Roses. Pop.: 324 400 (2003 est.). Area: 89 sq. km (34 sq. miles)
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Two years ago, Dandy Nicholls saddled the son of Iceman for the Stewards' Cup consolation race - and Barnet Fair beat Mission Approved by a short head.
However, the three-time champion could not go out on a winning note with a second on Barnet Fair his best result of the day.
Barnet Fair (7-1), a habitual slow-starter, had stayed on with promise behind Taajub at the course six days earlier and got his own back on the very same horse, beating him by a neck with Zero Money a further short-head away.
Nicholls's Barnet Fair can bounce back to form and win the Qatar Stewards' Sprint Handicap (2pm) for a second time.
A winner and runner-up in the Stewards' Cup consolation over the sharp 6f at Goodwood, Barnet Fair will be ideally suited by this intermediate trip.
Leg 1: 1:50 New: HILLSTAR (2) Leg 2: 2:40 Ayr: BOGART (2) Leg 3: 2:55 New: MADEED (2) Leg 4: 3:15 Ayr: SKY HUNTER (2) Leg 5: 3:30 New: MECCA'S ANGEL (2) Leg 6: 3:50 Ayr: BARNET FAIR (3).
Dandy Nicholls has won his share of Goodwood prizes and he struck with Barnet Fair, ridden by smart young rider Cam Hardie, who is apprenticed to the Hannon sable.
Tommy Stack's Nero Emperor looked like being heavily involved in the run-in when he moved to the front - but Kingsgate Choice staged a driving finish to snatch the money by a head from Racy, with Barnet Fair third.
Kieren Fox riding Barnet Fair, right, wins The Betfred Mobile Sports Handicap Stakes at Ascot on Saturday
Sitting on the junction of three important droving routes from Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and the former Cardiganshire, sheep, ducks, geese, corgis and a staggering 30,000 cattle were driven from Wales to Smithfield and the Barnet fair each year.
Back in the olden days when Adam was a lad and I went to school, we had regular visits from Nora the Nit Nurse and class by class we would go to the hall and one by one our barnet fair (or dark) would be inspected by Nora.
It is all about speed up and down the country and the two big contests up in Scotland at Musselburgh can go to sprint king Dandy Nicholls with Kimebrella and Barnet Fair.